Not only did a bunch of different groups of primitive peoples all around the world figure out the paths of the sun, the moon and the constellations — they also figured out the solstices (longest and shortest days of the year) and equinoxes (when length of day and night are nearly equal) as well. Then they moved gigantic stones and built massive stone monuments that stand to this day to mark these cyclical celestial events. Wow.
Feb. 21, 2012 — Last month, Lassen County’s Board of Supervisors approved changes to its Child Protective Services (CPS) Department and created the Child and Family Services Department (CFS) under the leadership of Maria Carlomagno-Brice.
As part of that change, Carlomagno-Brice was asked to give a monthly report to the board. She delivered her first report last week, and it contained a positive message.
Feb. 21, 2012 — If one defines the news as what people talk about, then the recent developments in “The Speed Freak Killers” case certainly qualify.
The story has ballooned beyond imagination from one of local interest to one of regional, national and perhaps even international coverage.
This true story could even be the basis for a great made-for-television thriller, although almost no one would believe it actually happened.
Feb. 21, 2012 — “Who is Paul McCartney?” To the amazement of many, this question became a trending topic on Twitter when the music star who first gained fame in the 1960s as a member of The Beatles took the stage at the Grammys.
The next day a columnist commented that the Twitter trend was “surely a joke.”
Joke or not, being remembered is important to people. Most want to leave a legacy. Most want to be memorialized in some way.
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