Monthly Archives: December 2018

Sunday Reading – 12/30/18

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. California officer’s killing reignites sanctuary law fight – The … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish – 2018

A huge, wide screenTV would be nice; with a new, deluxe home theater, and an expensive surround system. This will make watching Hitchcock: The Ultimate Filmmaker Collection, 16 discs including classics like Vertigo, Rear Window and North by Northwest, more … Continue reading

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Fifty years ago come December 24 (Christmas Eve), 1968, the Apollo 8 mission changed how we see the earth and ourselves forever.

Apollo 8 launched on December 21, 1968 and took nearly three days (68 hours) to travel the distance to the moon. The three astronauts aboard were Frank Borman, James Lovell Jr., and Bill Anders. The latter was the mission photographer. … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 12/23/18

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. Swedroe: Putting Panic In Perspective – …To make sure … Continue reading

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9 Astonishing Numbers On The Bay Area Housing Crisis In 2018

From KCBS/ KPIX 5 With home prices and rents continuing to rise, affording a place to live continued to be one of the biggest issues of Bay Area life in 2018. There were so many jaw-dropping figures over the last … Continue reading

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Dutch Slough Project Creates Richer Habitat for Delta Fish and Wildlife

From California Department of Water Resources Editor’s note: The following article is part of a continuing series highlighting the California EcoRestore Initiative, which seeks to restore 30,000 acres of habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta by 2020. California EcoRestore is an … Continue reading

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The Great California Divide

Bay Area Plays Key Role in Pushing Housing Bond Measure to Victory, and Anti-Gas Tax Measure to Defeat Results from the November 6, 2018, statewide election show that the nine-county Bay Area Region played a crucial role in solidifying the … Continue reading

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