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Category Archives: April 2013

Stopping Along the Interstate: Hotels in the Sacramento Valley

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS. 3350 Sunrise Way. Corning, California. 96021. (530) 824-6400. No one needs to be reminded that the country has languished in the midst of its worst recession for … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Library Advisory

The Best From Saunders’ 2013 Shelf New Releases from Elsevier in Language and Medicine New Releases from Springer in Medicine New Releases from Wiley & Sons in Science From the … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beat Revivals

New Releases on Bob Dylan Beat Revivals Featuring City Lights New Releases from Creatures At Large Press New Releases from Oxford University Press New Releases from Tor Books New Releases … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Politics of Hopelessness

Pick of the Month Les Paul & the Golden Age of the Guitar Sony’s Original Jacket Collections Pete Seeger: An American Master Celluloid Moments: The Films of Wayne Ewing Return of … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Justice: A Crisis In Perspective

Reflections From A Former Probation Officer I. It’s my belief that certain personality types are attracted to police work. As for myself, I was in the business of being a … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bali & the Big Picture

The second wave of Bali bombings reflects an ongoing dispute about the organizational umbrella of the Asian region. The international flow of trade and capital has undermined traditional power structures … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fallen Concept: Labor Unions In the Present Day

It is a perplexing reality, this state of the labor union in 21st century America. Labor unions? No. These are frail and weak straw men. Look closely at the random … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 3 Comments

Fifteen Books, A Million Choices

This morning, I got one of those Facebook things from one of the Lying Socialist Weasels, asking me to list my favorite fifteen books. There were a couple of rules … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Connecting With the California Coastline

Monterey is still the ultimate get-away – the region rich in natural splendor and full of historical significance, tranquil and contemplative, drawing throngs of couples and poets to its pristine … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment
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