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  • Revisiting Lexington

    02/18/2003 8:08:29 PM PST · by Mulder · 31 replies · 927+ views
    self ^ | February 18, 2003 | self
    Many Americans recognize Lexington as the place where “the shot fired around the world” ignited the American Revolution, but few Americans are knowledgeable of the details. For instance, what would compel the residents of a small Massachusetts town to stand against a considerably larger group of British soldiers? Just who were these 77 patriots who made the decision to line up on the Lexington Green on the morning of April 19, 1775? Arthur B. Tourtellot answers these and other questions in his 300-page book “Lexington and Concord”. I have summarized some of his salient points into a brief narrative describing...
  • Red Bluff Police Officer Murdered - UPDATE

    11/24/2002 4:43:17 PM PST · by Neil E. Wright · 204 replies · 2,308+ views
    Various News and RBPD links | Nov. 24, 2002 | Various
    <p>Students from Red Bluff High School joined in downtown Red Bluff today to show support and compassion to local law enforcement following the tragic death of Red Bluff Police Officer David Mobilio earlier this week.</p> <p>Students from the sophomore leadership classes, student government and peer partners organized the event that included leaving fresh flowers on the bell outside the police department, as well as congregating on the four corners of Main Street, Oak Street and Antelope Boulevard. The carnations were a donation from the Gazebo Floral and Gift Shoppe in Red Bluff.</p>
  • Day Labor centers in Concord and Berkeley

    10/22/2002 12:57:42 AM PDT · by corsair · 18 replies · 2,676+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | October 21, 2002 | Jack Chang
    <p>The idea seems simple: Hundreds of men gather daily on city streets around the Bay Area looking for work, to the chagrin of some neighbors. So why not organize them, perhaps move them inside, maybe even offer them food and education while they wait for a job?</p>