Recycling war surplus

Awhile back I was discussing college environments and entrance requirements with a student. I tried to describe what UCLA was like in the mid-1940s with the flood of GI Bill students and limited pre-war facilities. When I mentioned Quonset huts, where most of our classes were held, I was met with a blank stare.

October 8, 2015

Jilted concessionaire claims rights

A current court case caught my attention because it involved one of my favorite places in California -- Yosemite National Park. It also reminded me of the unfortunate demise of Bazaar Del Mundo as the centerpiece of the Old Town State Park a decade ago.

October 1, 2015

Wall Street gets a warning

The federal Justice Department made an amazing discovery. It declared that banks don't break the laws; bankers do. It's about time the government watchdogs admit that corporate executives create the scams that have hit the financial markets over the last three decades.

September 25, 2015
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