Oscar Bytes

I like to keep up with the Academy awards to see just how much Hollywood has lost its mind from year to…

Maureen ‘Mo’ Mulheren

If you’re a politician these days it’s hard to separate yourself from the pack. Everybody wants better schools, affordable healthcare, a livable…

Show Biz

My all-time favorite Hollywood fat man was Jackie Gleason (1916-1987). He was out of Brooklyn’s immigrant slums and my parents were out of Chicago’s.…

Mendocino Geology for $1

You never know what you’ll turn up at a book sale. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. While working on the…

Packaging

In my father's day, people who did specialized, skilled things were called engineers. He was an electronics engineer. He maintained the radar…

MTA’s Best Ever

“Flight 75, you’re cleared for take-off.” “Roger that. I’m rolling.” Wednesday, Feb. 6, was the last time that once-familiar conversation was heard…

Kamala vs. Kayo (2003)

It won’t be a political tragedy, no matter who wins, but I can’t help seeing the district attorney’s race as the sad, final act…

Good-Bye Puff; Hello Camille.

On Tuesday, a representative from the Measure B Oversight Committee will present a summary of the Measure B committee’s recommendations from their…