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What Do YOU Think About UCI’s Climate Research Program?

“The people we have hired provide a core that will explore both past records of abrupt climate change and investigate key processes that are likely to be involved in future climate shifts.”  That was Susan Trumbore, Chairwoman of UCI’s Earth Systems Science Department, talking to The Register about the five new scientists hired to study…

Thanking the Firefighters and Other Observations at Station 27

My daughter’s Brownie Troop 808 out of CanyonView Elementary is a can-do bunch of young ladies that leave me positively optimistic for our country’s future.  The Santiago Fire came within less than a mile of our homes in Irvine’s Northwood Pointe.  The brave firefighters at Station 27 were instrumental in saving our neighborhood. The girls were…

June 10, 2008: Sheriff Carona’s Trial Date

So in 8 months time, we’ll have the trial of the century in OC; Peggy Lowe is reporting that the Caronas are being told to stay away from many friends who may be called as witnesses. So how long until the Flash Report opines on the Sheriff, the charges and the trial date? How long…

Sheriff Carona speaks to Full Disclosure Network

H/T to Tin Star Blog. Shortly after the federal indictment was made public, Orange County Sheriff Michael Carona took a sixty day leave of absence from his office to focus his attention to preparing and assisting with his defense. Sheriff Carona gave an in depth interview about his decision to temporarily leave the day-to-day duties…

Santiago Canyon: “Recall Bill Campbell”

I have family visiting from out of state and their neighbors wanted photos of the damage caused by the recent wildfire in Santiago Canyon.  So, we hopped down to Santiago Canyon to see it for ourselves.  I didn’t have my camera with me, but some residents there are none too pleased with Supervisor Bill Campbell. …