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.
Feb. 14, 2012 — I must admit I don’t know what they do in elementary school on Valentine’s Day anymore.
I remember I always especially enjoyed Valentine’s Day back in my elementary school days (the 1950s, yikes) simply because of the sweet treats we’d enjoy after lunch that day.
And to tell you the truth, I don’t suspect things have changed all that much over the decades.
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