Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day – 2010

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Bobby McFerrin – Swinging Bach Live Concert1

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Amgen Tour in Livermore

 Stage 4 of the Amgen Bicycle Race went through downtown Livermore yesterday. Friends there sent these pictures. Stage 4 traveled from San Jose to Modesto.  The Livermore route traveled up Route 84 (Vallecitos Road) to Holmes Street.  From there cyclists traveled … Continue reading

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Mt. St. Helens – 30 years ago

Actually I missed the anniversary by a day. It just doesn’t seem like its been 30 years.

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Oakley Addresses Foreclosure Blight

In effort to protect homeowners facing foreclosure and tenants in foreclosed property Governor Schwarzenegger signed, an emergency bill, S.B. 1137. The provisions of the law apply to loans made between January 1, 2003 and December 31, 2007. These are the … Continue reading

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Property Taxes: Why Some Get More Than Others

I had a discussion with firefighters from the East County Fire Protection District over the weekend regarding the coming budget. The discussion primarily involved Prop 13 and its method for allocating the property taxes; specifically why Oakley only gets .06 … Continue reading

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Paco De Lucia, John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola – Mediterranean Sundance

Recorded live from the Parco Novi Sad, in Modena Italy, on 20 June 1996, and released on the CD Pavarotti & Friends for War Child.  A concert held for the children of Bosnia. The song Mediterranean Sundance from Al Di … Continue reading

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