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Marc Valdez Weblog
A Series Of Waves

Jan 16, 2012

Forecasts seem to show the upcoming period coming in a series of waves:Wednesday evening, coastal rain in NW California. No rain here, but weather will be blustery;Thursday noon - Friday noon: first wave;Saturday midnight - Sunday midnight: basicall...

Marc Valdez Weblog
A Single Earplug

Jan 16, 2012

Spent a lot of time at DMTC this weekend, tending the lobby for the most part. The exciting part was the show, of course, but the lobby needs tending too.On Saturday, I was House Manager for the first time. Usher Carrie C. R. saved me from any troubl...

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Intoxicated mother leaves shivering children alone in the bushes while she goes to McDonald’s

Jan 16, 2012

A Sacramento mother was arrested last night after police say she left her two children alone and unsupervised on Richards Boulevard while she went to a nearby McDonalds. Officers found the unattended children, ages 9 and 4, shivering in some … Co...

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Four Rules to Follow for Social Media Success

Jan 16, 2012

Isn't that what social media is about--being social?

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Dr. King, we’ve still got a lot of work to do…

Jan 16, 2012

As I sat on Sunday morning listening to the speech that Dr. Martin Luther King gave in 1963 in Washington DC, several thoughts began to come to me. I have read the speech several times over as it was made … Continue reading →

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Jim Hightower: We’re No. 27!

Jan 16, 2012

Jan. 16, 2012 - "USA: We're No. 1!" Oh, wait — Iceland is No. 1. But we did beat out Poland and Slovakia, right? Uh...no. But go on down the rankings and there we are! No. 27, fifth from the bottom. So our new national chant is, "USA: At Least We're...

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Sam Pizzigati: Uncle Sam Is Sheltering the SWAG Economy

Jan 16, 2012

Jan. 16, 2012 - The wealthiest Americans — and deep pockets everywhere else — are spending epic sums on artwork. Christie's and Sotheby's, the two big fine art auction houses, are reporting a 35-percent increase in the prices paid for Picassos and...

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Janet Redmond: A Recipe for Climate Action

Jan 16, 2012

Jan. 16, 2012 - I relocated to California for several weeks last year to avoid the dog days of summer in the nation's capital. During my sojourn, state officials announced that they were closing Los Angeles' infamous 405 Freeway — America's busiest h...

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Suspected DUI driver bails on buddies after crash

Jan 15, 2012

A 22-year-old man who the Sacramento Police believe was driving under the influence crashed his vehicle into a fence under the “WX” Freeway early Sunday morning, and then abandoned his two injured passengers in his attempt to avoid capture. It &#82...

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy in the wake of Tuscon, one year later

Jan 15, 2012

When Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and eighteen other people were shot (six fatally) on a sunny Saturday morning last January in Tuscon, the national discussion of hate as both a motivator and tool of certain segments of the political right-wing dom...

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