THE NEW FORTY Resilience in the alternative...
I still have many friends in Southern California from my decades in the state. But as for family, my brother, nephews, and niece are the only family still living there. I realize each time I talk to m... Posted on 2/15/14 at 10:18 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES 2013 Ammann Awards Results Part I
Robert (Bob) Frame III elected overwhelmingly for Lifetime Achievement; same result for Riverside Bridge (Ozark, Missouri) for Best Preservation Example. Halle (Saale) and Flensburg (Germany) number... Posted on 1/13/14 at 8:27 AM
WHAT IN THE WORLD? THE LIFE OF A TRAVEL AGENT An Adventure Up the Pacific Coast Highway
The next portion of our trip to California (see A Quick Day in the City by the Bay to read about our day in San Fran!)was making our way up the California/Oregon Pacific Coast Highway. We were ready ... Posted on 12/12/13 at 10:22 AM
THE PERIPHERY The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class?
My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi... Posted on 11/14/13 at 11:33 AM
STAFF BLOG WDAY STORM TRACKER WEATHER One State Two Notables
In the past two weeks, both Montana and California recorded the nation's warmest and coldest daily temperature. Both states of course are large and have diverse topography. In the warm season the na... Posted on 7/22/13 at 11:33 PM
ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves, who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -Shifting winds and a river bed may give firefighters above Los Angeles a break. They’re trying to tackle a raging fire that’s claimed numerous homes that was caused by an out of control campfire.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The mother of a California girl declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy pleaded for prayers and time to keep her daughter on a ventilator past Monday, when a temporary restraining order barring a hospital from disconnecting life support expires.
TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press
, December 22, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A tired but smiling 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained in North Korea for several weeks returned home Saturday to applause from supporters, yellow ribbons tied to trees outside his home and the warm embrace of his family.
HAVEN DALEY, Associated Press
, December 07, 2013
OAKLAND, Calif. — The weekly meetings of Mouthing Off!, a group for students at Mills College in Oakland, Calif., who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, always start the same way. Members take turns going around the room saying their names and the personal pronouns they want others to use when referring to them — she, he or something else.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 5-year-old Northern California boy who has battled leukemia for years became a darling of social media and attracted thousands of fans at home and around the country — including the president — as he took on the persona of his favorite superhero.
PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press
, November 16, 2013
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four people have been charged in a scheme that used telemarketing tactics to shake down immigrants for ransom money under the guise that loved ones had been kidnapped, according to an indictment unsealed Friday.
ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press
, November 09, 2013
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