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>Happy Birthday, San Francisco!

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> Anza and soldados Most Americans with half a brain in their heads know the year 1776 was a very important one to our nation’s history. What most people probably don’t know, and specifically most in California, is that another event occurred that same year, just a week before the signing of the Declaration of Independence. On June 27, 1776… Read more »


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>I never thought this day would come.  It’s been almost 10 years since terrorists attacked the US and not once did I ever feel confident that Osama bin Laden would be found.  When I first read the news on Twitter, I didn’t believe it.  Many hoaxes about people dying have been perpetrated through tweets, but as I read on, I… Read more »

>Everyone just calm down.

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>Ok, so I made some jokes on Twitter about buying radiation suits, taking a Silkwood shower and obtaining mutant super powers, but I don’t honestly think the little cloud of radioactivity currently floating in the jet stream would actually do any harm to the people of Sacramento.  Los Angeles might want to shelter in place though…I kid! Not to make… Read more »

>It was the year 1986…

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>Twenty five years ago, I was in the 6th grade.  I remember the morning of the 28th of January pretty clearly.  I was walking down the hallway to the library for a GATE class.  We were going to watch the Space Shuttle take off because a teacher was on board.  What’s weird is that I remember watching a special about… Read more »

>New Year’s Resolution: Be Grateful

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>While most people are attempting to make New Year’s resolutions they will fail at by February 5th, I thought I’d make a list of things for which I am grateful that happened in 2010:  The birth of my second nephew – If all babies were like him, I think more people would have kids Celebrating my parents’ 40th wedding anniversary… Read more »