Vacation

23 May 19
A Journey of the Heart

In less than 24 hours I’ll be back in Virginia. Yay!!! And in one short week I will attempt to visit all my friends, my sister and her family, maybe catch blooming dogwood trees, hike Shenandoah, and soak in as much of the beauty of the greening Virginia countryside shot through with the colors of […]

23 May 19
Adopt An Oregon Dog!

Dear Fellow Dog Lovers, Dog adoptions have slowed in recent days. May is a busy month for graduations, wrapping up the school year, planning for summer vacations, etc. But we’re hoping that people will soon decide they need a new best friend and come visit the shelter. This week I’m going to write about three […]

23 May 19
Bbeautymark.

I went to LA from Wednesday (5/15) to Sunday (5/19). This LA trip was not a little get away. It was more for work. I was supervising a high schooler who is a Type I Diabetic. She knows when to check her BS and take her insulin. It’s just that she tends to snack a […]

23 May 19
Hildra Tague's Celebrations of Learning Blog

Teaching has been my great honor in life–especially in this small private school which emphasized green living, the basics, and kindness before it was fashionable. In Social Studies the students learn about history and their world. The guys especially love macho stories. We were reading about a fortress. One goy read excitedly that townspeople went […]

23 May 19
Ryan Lee King

Mood: Tired Music: Inkubus Sukkubus – “Burning Times” Location: Home My car decided to tell us it was time for an oil change. Normally that’s the kind of thing I handle on the weekends, but there are no more weekends between now and our next big trip. So, since my wife had an empty calendar […]

23 May 19
llhswarriorstories

Lakeside Lutheran High School announced its Academic Top Ten from the Class of 2019. These individuals cumulatively earned 292.3 high school credits, an average slightly above 29.2 credits per person. 26 credits are needed for graduation from Lakeside. Through seven semesters, the Top Ten has a mean grade point average of 3.968 and their cumulative […]

23 May 19
TVLine

Just when Alison and her fellow Perfectionists thought they’d finally solved Nolan’s murder, along came Wednesday’s Pretty Little Liars season finale to reveal that the game has only just begun.

23 May 19
Have A Hassle Free Vacation With Capri Boat Transfer

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

23 May 19
A Brave Mess

It has been with mounting excitement that I viewed the calendar over the last few weeks. Somehow, without really knowing HOW the year went so quickly, it was already April. Teachers are quite tuned into the school calendar. Summer is usually met with relief, excitement, and exhaustion. The last day of school, though? Ahhh. It […]

23 May 19
Sociology of the Family

Hi everyone, my name is Sarah Fisher and I am a senior psychology major with a minor in sociology. I actually already participated in commencement, and this is one of the final courses I need to complete in order to fulfill the 120 credits. I currently work as a teacher in a special needs preschool […]

23 May 19
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23 May 19
Orange County Register
#gallery-6811258-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-6811258-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-6811258-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-6811258-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Gene W. James, the next highest vote getter for City Council who was not elected during the last election, and the clear favorite to be appointed to fill the recent vacancy in the council left by the unexpected death of Mayor Steve Swartz by those in attendance at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, addresses the council regarding the city’s homelessness problem on May 21, 2019. (Photo By Jeff Antenore, Contributing Photographer) San Clemente residents hold up signs in support of appointing Gene W. James to the City Council to fill the vacancy left by the unexpected death of Mayor Steve Swartz during the first council meeting since Swartz’s passing on Wednesday, May 21, 2019. James was the next highest vote getter in the most recent election. (Photo By Jeff Antenore, Contributing Photographer) San Clemente Mayor Pro Tem Dan Bane leads a City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 as the chair next to him sits empty following the recent, unexpected death of Mayor Steve Swartz. (Photo By Jeff Antenore, Contributing Photographer) SAN CLEMENTE — City officials decided on Tuesday, May 21, that a fifth council seat — made vacant by the sudden death of Mayor Steven Swartz — will require a citywide election to be held Nov. 5. Swartz died May 8, at age 71, while on vacation in Palm Springs. He was in his first term on the City Council. The San Clemente City Council is bound by a city law that requires the vacant post to be filled by an election rather than appointing someone. The special election will cost the city up to $293,000 for a stand-alone election and about $160,000 for a mail ballot, if the election is not consolidated into another county election. The city will not know that status until August. In the meantime, the City Council could have appointed a fifth council member to fill Swartz’s seat but chose to table the appointment to a later date. Before postponing the selection, the Council split 2-2 to name Gene James, who placed fourth in the November City Council race, to fill the vacancy. Many residents spoke on James’ behalf, filling the chambers with chants for James and carrying his election signs in support. Mayor Pro Tem Dan Banes and City Councilwoman Laura Ferguson supported appointing James. Councilman Chris Hamm and Councilwoman Kathy Ward said they needed more time. “I support the voters’ rights,” said Hamm. “Unfortunately, we lost our mayor. He was the glue holding the city together. I think there will be a lot of dark days. I look forward to seeing who the voters chose.” Resident Linda Williams questioned the decision to spend the city’s money on the special election. “We had a lot of great people who ran in the last election,” she said, favoring James’ appointment. [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”] Resident Jim Dahl agreed, saying, “We had a really sad couple of weeks in San Clemente history. I want the council to make a quick decision. Appoint the next person in line or go through an appointment process. Please, do it in the next couple of months.” Resident Wendy Shrove told the council that 600 people in the last six days had signed a petition supporting James for the vacant seat at the dais. “We’re not replacing Steve,” she said. “We’re putting someone in a chair to help you guys. Who you appoint should be no different than how you got there. If we had people who already ran, use that paperwork. I’m very concerned it will take a couple of months. We don’t have that kind of time. The voters spoke.”
23 May 19
Travel adventures of Jason and Nicole

A few years ago, Nicole and I went on a 10 day Cruise on the Carnival Glory. We were some of the youngest guests on the ship, as it was mostly retired folks. We had a great cruise, and met many new friends. One of our favorites was Made Jaya. A young Indonesian man that […]

23 May 19
Bound Together by Books

Community, Identity, Stability A review of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley By Julia A. Keirns Published in 1932, Brave New World is a far-fetched futuristic fantasy story about genetically modified humans who are bred and raised by the government and taught their place in society. There are five castes or levels – Alphas and […]

23 May 19
Hawaii Five-0 Kool-Aid

Photo Credit:  CBS Hi gang!  Well, here it is.  My final review of Season 9 of Hawaii Five-0. I hope this is somewhat coherent, and if not, I apologize in advance.  I’m kind of writing it in pieces in between hours spent on the beach and enjoying my vacation.  But, I couldn’t let the season end […]

23 May 19
Tap ON (Tapan)

Just because I posted it, Yes it’s Sam’s line during our yesterday conversation about next vacation. & Sharing it with her permission, but I think it’s a old one. Loved it to be honest. Here is that shit; ” I am Sam. I am a good Catholic girl, which means I love GOD. And GOD […]