Monthly Archives: March 2011

Stone Refuge

The brick building at the corner of Front and F Streets was one of the first permanent structures in the city. The two story building was built to house a store on the ground floor, but was never used for … Continue reading

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The Sylmar Shaker

For some reason Dad allowed me to take the week off from school so I could go with him as he completed a temporary duty assignment. It would be a very exciting week. We arrived at the base in the … Continue reading

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Crescent City Tsunamis: A Brief History

Since the tidal gauge was installed in Crescent City’s harbor in 1934, the town has been hit by 34 tsunamis. This time, the waves raced into the boat basin, ripping up docks, sinking 11 boats, damaging 47 others, killing one … Continue reading

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Prank

This is the second part of a two-part series which began with the story, “Karma.” A friend, who shall remain nameless, and I were up to no good. It wasn’t all that unusual as we were always looking for new … Continue reading

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Karma

This is part one of a two-part series. The second part is called, “Prank.” At first it left me angry, but about a minute or so later I started laughing. That’s because I realized as a kid I had done … Continue reading

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Following the Long Wave’s Wake

It’s very difficult to sit at the news desk, hundreds of mile away and witness at a distance, events that effect friends and former neighbors in a place that is all too familiar to me. I don’t keep my love for … Continue reading

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Knocking at Deaths Door

Clark County prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Min Chang and Keon Park, indicted in January on one count each of murder with use of a deadly weapon, armed robbery, first-degree kidnapping with use of a deadly weapon and … Continue reading

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