Out Loud: June 29, 2017

When we started our local nature photography calendar years ago, very few local organizations/businesses offered local calendars. Back then, it was a hit because...

Out Loud: Giving hearts …

Last week, Jack and I visited Monterey for the California Newspaper Publishers Association’s quarterly meeting. He and I serve on a committee and I...

Out Loud: Columns …

Our mix of news and features, I felt, needed a dose of local humor — a poke at how serious we take ourselves in...

Out Loud: Support Local Businesses …

Editor’s note: Jack is taking over the column this week. The state attorney general’s office writes pamphlets for the benefit of public officials “and those...

Out Loud: Jazz chair needed …

Jazz in the Pines goers experience a different idea of the festival than community members. The visitors enjoy extraordinary music and a relaxed ease that...

Out Loud: As he was saying …

Emax’s “As We Were Saying” column from Sept. 20, 1963, expresses perfectly my sentiments this Tuesday as I write this. In fact, Jack and I...

Out Loud: Uncanny weather …

Three of us who braved last Thursday’s summer concert huddled through the entire event, watching chairs fold up and people leaving in swarms as...

Out Loud: September 22, 2016: Quorum quandary

I’m on vacation, so this week’s column comes from Mr. Clark. Idyllwild Water District, usually composed of five directors, is now down to three: John...

Out Loud: Furlough

Monday night, a vaguely familiar man behind the restaurant bar fessed up to being a new employee and deferred our orders to...

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...
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