Certified Broadcast Meteorologist for WABC-TV, Cornell University Alumnus, New Englander-Turned-New Yorker, Opinions My Own

Young Keno: Manhunt

sandiegoreader.com — As he cradled his brother in his arms, Keno Wilson howled for help in the fog-shrouded darkness. John Murray had ridden up and shot Charley point blank in the chest. Charley wouldn't stop bleeding. Two lanterns bobbed in from the night: Lewis Rideout and Robert Porter.

San Diego Reader

sandiegoreader.com — Keno Wilson had two lasting memories from his younger years. Though a man of few words - they said he was "short on poetry and long on action" - Wilson couldn't stop talking about one. Friends said the other, which he never mentioned, "haunted him all his life."

San Diego’s hotel era ended in flames

sandiegoreader.com — The South Pacific Hotel in Oceanside burned down on June 13, 1896. When the Hotel del Coronado opened in 1888, Oceanside already had two "grand" hotels, the St. Cloud and the South Pacific. They faced each other, just two city blocks apart, separated by the California Southern railroad tracks.

Where's the monster?

sandiegoreader.com — Red Planet Respite at Circle Circle dot dot. GlobalCom Venture Capital's "first interactive resort on Mars" is still a work in progress. So is the script for Circle Circle dot dot's slow, spotty tale of corruption and greed in far-away places. The premise has appeal. It's 2044.

Culture-war questions

sandiegoreader.com — They say "Have a blessed day" in Kingdom City, but you'll rankle at the close-minded culture. Now, this was more than 50 years ago, but maybe times haven't changed. The wife of one of Mississippi's largest landowners wanted more culture in education. So, she circulated a petition to have French taught in the high schools.

Why It's Physically Impossible to Look Like Barbie

magazine.good.is — Shocking... but how did this happen? In the 1960s, toymaker Mattel released "Slumber Party Barbie," along with combs, hair rollers, and a sleeping bag. This Barbie set included a bathroom scale permanently stuck at 110 pounds, and a small book titled "How To Lose Weight."

“Unforgettable” Outtakes

sandiegoreader.com — From the Carlsbad Plain Truth (editor William Webster Borden, whose slogan was "Independent but not neutral"): "Charles Kelly has a remarkable hen. She disappeared on Dec. 25, 1886, leaving a brood of young chickens behind her. It was supposed that none but some hungry coyote could tell of where she had gone.

The Old Globe ventures back Into the Woods

sandiegoreader.com — Emily Young as Little Red Ridinghood and Noah Brody as Wolf The Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical Into the Woods world-premiered at the Old Globe in 1986. The set had three structures, fixed, and a "woods" behind.

Washington Debrief: Lawmaker Disappointed in ONC’s Response on Health IT Safety Center

Oak Tree Falls on Roof of Assisted Living Center

nbcdfw.com — local A large oak tree crashed through the roof of an Oak Cliff assisted living home this morning. This happened around 7am at the Pythian Manor Senior Living Center on East Illinois Avenue. Several residents were sitting just a few feet away when the tree snapped in half.
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Nov 22, 2014

@adrianaaaaxo There is the possibility...that's all at this point

Nov 22, 2014

RT @ABC7NY: PROGRAMMING NOTE: Eyewitness News will be on after #USCvsUCLA - hope you can stay up late with us!

Nov 22, 2014

Near-record warmth and the potential for a winter storm...all in your Accuweather 7-Day Forecast on @ABC7NY after the game.

Nov 22, 2014

@pepot196 There is a chance of rain and snow on Wednesday...maybe some flurries on Thursday

Nov 22, 2014

This is why we're worried about some icy spots well N&W overnight. Light rain could coincide with freezing temps. pic.twitter.com/VtZP7jtQS4

Nov 22, 2014

Big warm-up followed by the possibility of a holiday-travel-impacting storm. Accuweather Forecast is on @ABC7NY after the game.

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