Monthly Archives: December 2018

How will California’s new laws affect…

From the Los Angeles Times – By John Myers and Kelcie Pegher Hundreds of new California laws take effect on Jan. 1, imposing a raft of new mandates on scores of issues, including rules dictating when plastic straws will be handed … Continue reading

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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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First Day of Winter – December 21, 2018

The winter solstice falls on Dec. 21, 2018, the moment at which Earth’s axis tilts the Northern Hemisphere farthest from the sun’s warmth. It happens once a year in each hemisphere. The winter solstice is particularly special this year as … Continue reading

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