Out Loud: October 27, 2016

I attended the Saturday, Oct. 15, private screening of Marcia Waldorf and Jim Crawford’s infomercial, primarily filmed in Idyllwild. Most of those who attended...

Out Loud: Motorcycle crashes …

Since I wrote about motorcycle crashes last week, I’ve been working both with Caltrans and CHP, and going through our own files, gathering statistics...

Out loud: Living on the fringe …

“People are my bag,” summed up a Desert Sun School counsellor’s lifestyle in a 1972 Town Crier. He is shown sporting longish hair and...

Out Loud: Government meetings …

People often ask us why we report on so many government meetings when most small-town newspapers do not. It’s pretty easy to explain though not...

Out Loud: Tuesdays …

I feel every Tuesday like a machine takes possession of my body — gears grind through my head, torso and limbs. I almost hear...

Out Loud: Fake news, American institutions, and the presidency

Getting your “news” from social media differs greatly from getting it from established news media. News media, if they at all value their reputations, must...

Out Loud: May 3, 2018

Jack and I cannot afford the time to take full vacations — like a week away. But we wanted to celebrate my 60th...

Out loud: Budgets …

Thanks to those of you who responded to last week’s column and apologies to Helene Lohr for leaving the “e” off her first name. All...

Out Loud: IWD GM’s attempt to control agenda…

Editor’s note: I’m stepping aside again this week to let Jack express an opinion based on his recent investigations. BC As reported in a previous...

Out Loud: January 19, 2017: Snow Visitors

Has the time come for local residents to put up locked fences on their property to keep people from destroying it? On Sunday while Jack...
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