Archive for septiembre 2017 | Monthly archive page

Please don’t mistake the point. We often disagree on issues,

Please don’t mistake the point. We often disagree on issues, and it is not always possible to find common ground. For example, one of us fought for (and was successful in passing) a ban on fracking. When Schwarzenegger this summer struck new labor deals with 20 percent of unionized state workers, he touted the accords [...]

And now that the NCAA is doing only the year

And now that the NCAA is doing only the year and the No. Even if your name is Scott Elliott, you can’t legally customize a No. 15 jersey with the name Elliott on the back.. Confused? Some of you may be wondering how can a person change his natural eye color. The answer is simple, [...]

At midday, Burrito Boy is often my first choice for

At midday, Burrito Boy is often my first choice for a quick lunch, although during peak times, the restaurant can be crowded and the wait time long. But at night, after the dinner crowd goes home, Burrito Boy is a second home to college freshmen living in one of the UO dorms just a block [...]

One of the things in this reporting book I wrote

One of the things in this reporting book I wrote many, many, many years ago is I wrote about how many people who are, who’ve been, successful journalists in Washington came out of small towns in the Midwest and the West and the South, and a lot of people think this isn’t my speech but [...]

Memorabilia. Seattle first trip to the Super Bowl is undone

Memorabilia. Seattle first trip to the Super Bowl is undone by bad decisions, bad calls, and bad karma in a 21 10 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Seahawks appeared to dominate the game but couldn make the big play, while the Steelers did final nail being a 43 yard touchdown pass on a reverse [...]

The collapse of the marriage culture is arguably the “defining

The collapse of the marriage culture is arguably the “defining issue of our time.” Neither men nor women thrive without marriage, but men and boys seem to suffer more. Fatherlessness is driving income inequality, child poverty and declining mobility. But Obama is manning the barricades on “equal pay for equal work” a matter addressed by [...]

To catch the trail vandal, they bought several infrared motion

To catch the trail vandal, they bought several infrared motion triggered battery operated cameras, which they hid near trails where the debris was showing up. The cameras weren’t cheap, said Rivers they ranged from $150 to $300 each. Each one also took six to 10 batteries which had to be changed every night.. The upcoming [...]

Second, the city should develop, because we have a problem,

Second, the city should develop, because we have a problem, mission control. We have people wondering whether to give their money for housing or for groceries. The end of this choice is homelessness and the start of it is people living in garages. Let repeat it, just for effect. It called the 1 800 ASK [...]

Take, for instance, Jessica Simpson, the pop star and actress,

Take, for instance, Jessica Simpson, the pop star and actress, who has an eponymous line of moderately priced shoes, handbags, coats and clothing. According to Women Wear Daily, the Jessica Simpson Collection took in $750 million in retail sales last year. At its current rate of growth, it could be the first ever celebrity clothing [...]

Breweries have other competitive advantages as well. For instance, distribution

Breweries have other competitive advantages as well. For instance, distribution is based on close and exclusive relationships between the brewing family and the promoters of a bar or beer garden, and lasts for generations. This guarantees a steady cash flow for the brewery. Upper level houses master bedroom suite with additional full bath and walk [...]