And so the front page head on Monday's San Francisco Chronicle blared: 'FEINSTEIN SLAMS SPILL RESPONSE."
The subhead added: "This...should have never happened."
Well, this was an easy one of course for Feinstein, pictured by the Chronicle wagging her finger in a characteristic pose of self-righteousness after a briefing on Treasure Island. She could denounce the locals, call for an investigation, and then scurry back to the safety of Washington. Read more »
Oh, I got me some religion Sunday night, Nov. 11, let me tell you: Spiritualized slipped into town for a stop on their North American “Acoustic Mainlines” tour, and the visit was nothing short of revelatory. Read more »
A meeting of the minds: Hank Hill, from left, Jimmy Carter, and Cotton Hill
By Erik Morse
On Sunday night, Nov. 11, FOX’s King of the Hill committed the ultimate cartoon sin when it saw the demise of cranky septuagenarian and war hero Cotton Lyndal Hill. A cruel gambit by the animators made all the worse as it was committed on Veteran’s Day, Cotton’s death illustrates a rare moment when an animated series has transgressed "Wile E. Read more »
This hasn't been that big a deal in the local press, but isn't it pretty screwed up that the mayor of San Francisco, the day after an oil spill that was causing catastrophic environmental problems in his city. took off to Hawaii on vacation?
I mean, he's supposed to be in charge here, supposed to be a leader. He could have postponed his trip a few days, right?
Bay Area Odissi dancer Asako Takami died on November 3, 2007 in San Francisco after a four-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 47 seven years old. Founder and artistic director of the East Bay-based Pallavi Dance Group, Takami was an exquisite dancer and much-revered teacher of who had lived in the Bay Area for fifteen years. Read more »
Another set of election results are in, and now Gavin Newsom is up above 72 percent. Interesting that he's picked up as the precinct ballots are counted; obviously, the absentees were particularly conservative this time around.
I've ridden my bike across the Golden Gate Bridge hundreds of times, and often stopped to watch the sunset or to look down at the awesome power of the tide ripping by, but yesterday, for the first time, I walked all the way across. I noticed something I'd never seen before. Read more »
Well, it isn't Rock Rapids High School any more and it isn't the almost famous Rock Rapids Lions. It's now a consolidated high school district and goes under the fancier nomenclature of Central Lyon. (The Central Lyon Lions just doesn't have it, does it? For the regular Bruce blog readers, you will realize that I am talking about my almost famous hometown of Rock Rapids, Iowa, a little town in northwest Iowa known as the Gateway to the West.)
Jim Wells just flashed me the final score: Central Lyon 35 Carroll 0. Read more »