It's not uncommon, but it is tragic. A person is wrongfully convicted of a crime and sent to prison for decades. It happened to Bill Dillon, a guy who went to my high school. I wasn't friends with Bill but I remember him very well (and his older sister, Debbie). He was a gangly kid… Continue reading Wake up, Florida!
Thanks to the Militant Angeleno for the heads up via Facebook. Here are a couple photos of the Station Fire from 7 September 2009 snatched from the Mount Wilson cam. 2:51 am 3:13 am Did you notice that little flare up in the lower right? I hope it's minding its own business.
I got out of the car and could see ashes floating in the air. I went into Trader Joe's and there they were, five firefighters hovering around the prepared salads section. One of them was reading the list of ingredients on the back of the package. "Are they going to kill me with the sodium?"… Continue reading Fueling Up
Re: The Station Fire. Fire update 6:05 am, 2 Sept. 2009: Chief Mike Bryant from the fire department says: If the fire has a personality, the descriptor for today is (once again) "cranky." The west end of the fire is above Little Tujunga. The east end of the fire is west of Chilao. $21 million… Continue reading Putting out (information about) the fires