HENRY MANCINI, GREAT FILM COMPOSER

HENRY MANCINI,  (16 April, 1924 — 14 June, 1994).  He was an Academy Award winning American composer, conductor and arranger. His parents had emigrated from Abruzzo area of Italy. Henry was born in a Little Italy neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. But, he grew up near Pittsbugh, Pennsylvania in the steel…

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REMEMBER TIM CONWAY AND HARVEY KORMAN???

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REMEMBER? TIM CONWAY & HARVEY KORMAN?

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HARRY TRUMAN! PLEASE COME BACK!!!!

NOW ON SALE:  “HARRY TRUMAN’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE” AUTHOR, MATTHEW ALGEO has written a book about Harry S. Truman. This 33rd president was responsible for some historic accomplishments like dropping two atomic bombs on Japan in August, 1945 that finally ended World War II.  But, this book tells about  Truman after…

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AVALON, CALIFORNIA, A VACATIONERS PARADISE

Avalon is the only town on Catalina Island, off the coast of Long Beach, California, and also the only town in the entire Channel Islands Chain. Founded in 1919 by the William Wrigley (chewing gum and horses) family, the island was originally a private ranch and there was a wonderful…

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LENTICULAR CLOUDS — CAN BE MISTAKEN FOR UFO’S

AS SEEN OVER BIG BEAR LAKE, CALIFORNIA Lenticular clouds, technically known as altocumulus standing lenticularis, are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, normally aligned at right-angles to the wind direction. Where stable moist air flows over a mountain or a range of mountains, a series of large-scale standing…

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A MISS CALIFORNIA TOP FINALIST 2009 — PHOENIX STANNA POSTER

PHOENIX STANNA, MISS NEWPORT BEACH, 2008, FINALIST MISS CALIFORNIA, 2009, TOP HOSTESS, BOB HOPE GOLF TOURNEMENT, PALM DESERT, 2006, JET SETTING MAGAZINE COVER MODEL, 2008

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The Cook Political Report — Obama Polls Show Declining Numbers.

In his August 20, 2009 Report, Charlie Cook reports, “For those of you not addicted to the 1:00 pm EDT daily release of Gallup’s three-night moving average tracking poll, President Obama’s job approval rating in both their August 16-18 and August 17-19 averages was just 51 percent, the lowest level…

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THE EXCITING GOLD RUSH IN ALASKA ISN’T OVER!

The search for gold in Alaska has been going on for about the past 160 years. Many large gold nuggets have been found, but in 1998 a fellow by the name of Barry Clay founded the largest gold nugget ever… it weighed in at just over 294 troy ounces. It…

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IRS and Swiss Government agree to reveal 4,450 U.S. accounts. Will this empty Swiss Bank USB of U.S. accounts?

Switzerland has agreed to pass a motion that may ultimately reveal ownership details on 4,450 accounts at Swiss bank UBS. However, will Swiss bank USB lose thousands of U.S. accounts? Will this begin a U.S. bank account slide in other Swiss banks? The U.S. has been pushing UBS to release…

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YOUNG BLACK OAK LEAVES – LATE SPRING IN SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST

YOUNG BLACK OAK LEAVES – LATE SPRING IN SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST Take your camera and explore in various mountain areas of southern California and you are sure to find Mother Nature’s wonders on display. These are young black oak leaves that grow in forested land of the San Bernardino…

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WHAT’S SO BAD ABOUT DIABETES DRUGS?

(an excerpt from Bottom Line’s recent publication PRESCRIPTION ALTERNATIVES, by Earl L. Mindell, RPh, PhD with Virginia Hopkins, MA) Diabetes is such a profitable business that physicians will put “prediabetic” patients, with only marginally high blood sugar, on diabetes drugs, before even trying weight loss and exercise. In fact a…

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RED-LIGHT CAMERAS FAIL TO REDUCE ACCIDENTS

Though they have been touted as a means to reduce traffic accidents at intersections, it is becoming evident that traffic cameras have increased not decreased traffic accidents at controlled intersections. The Coloradan of Ft. Collins, Colorado reports that there has been an increase of 83 percent in the number of…

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The Lockerbie Bomber Gets Out of Prison Early

Lockerbie Bomber, Abdel Baset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, a Lybian, was turned loose today on grounds of compassion. He served only eight years of a life sentence in prison after being found guilty of involvement in the bombing. He caused the death of 243 passengers and 16 crew members of …

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THE INDY 500 — WHEN DID IT ALL BEGIN?

The Indianapolis Speedway began as 328 acres of farmland. It was founded by Carl Fisher in 1906. The first race took place in 1909. The raceway was first owned by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation. The first race took place on August 19, 2009. The 2 ½ mile rectangular track…

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