Archive for ‘November, 2012’


Two wounded in drive-by shooting Thursday

Two wounded in drive-by shooting Thursday

by Timothy Rutt Sheriffs are looking for two suspects in a Thursday afternoon drive-by shooting that left two wounded. A sheriff’s spokesman said that a black full-size sedan with Oregon plates drove up to a house at the 150 block of West Aldadena Drive at about 3:20 PM Thursday. According to the spokesman, no words […]

Black Friday

Black Friday

Mueller Tunnel, near Mt. Wilson Black Friday! Shopping! Deals galore! Everybody’s heading to the stores! Not everybody. When I was a kid our family used to drive to Chicago on the day after Thanksgiving to see the displays in the windows at Marshall Field’s, and to have a chat with Santa. The last time we […]

Found: Sweet and well groomed dog in Atwater

Found: Sweet and well groomed dog in Atwater

Submitted by C. Sanchez Found this dog on November 20th at 4pm, around Dover and Edenhurst. She is very sweet and not shy at all. I am sure someone is missing her. She was well groomed and fed. Please contact me ASAP if this is your dog, coxo123@gmail.com. We leave town for the long weekend […]

Thanksgiving’s over, time to share the memories

Thanksgiving’s over, time to share the memories

Screenshot from Nicole Westbrook’s “It’s Thanksgiving.” For many people, yesterday’s meal is the most highly anticipated and/or dreaded one of the year.  Perhaps that depends on whether you’re in charge of a houseful of relatives and a kitchen full of pots and pans, or one of the “orphans” who shows up with a bottle of […]

JNJ Burger & Bar-B-Q

JNJ Burger & Bar-B-Q

WHY Exceptionally tender and tasty pork and beef ribs and pulled pork, smoked by Jay Nelson with oak and almond woods. WHAT A shack in the best sense of the word, JNJ is indeed a burger joint, but that’s not why you come here. You come for the honest-to-goodness barbecue: tender pork ribs, hefty beef […]

Thanksgiving gifts

Thanksgiving gifts

Tomás Rivera became Chancellor of UC Riverside the fall Kate, James, and I became a family in 1980.  The official UCR bio refers to him as the first minority chancellor.  Reading his writings it was clear to me that he was the first Chicano chancellor.  That meant a lot to me and to James. At […]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

  Happy Thanksgiving!   I am thankful for my children. . .     . . .my grandchildren. . .       . . .that I had parents who loved me. .     . . .and that I have siblings who are very dear to me.     I have been truly blessed.   […]

Poetry corner: Thanksgiving, turkey

Poetry corner: Thanksgiving, turkey

" Ode to Tom Turkey" from gloriana casey Dear Tom: this day we celebrate; this dinner it is blessed. A cornucopia of foods within each family’s nest. Now Tom, you are the bigger bird, much bigger than the hen. Big celebration rates big bird in households full of kin. There are two turkeys we don’t […]

Found: Chow mix in Glassell Park

Found: Chow mix in Glassell Park

Submitted by J. Sobel I found this dog wandering through the intersection of El Paso Dr. and Division on Sunday, Nov 18 around 10 am.  She’s a chow mix, probably 10-15 years old.  She’s very sweet and great on a leash but has trouble walking, probably due to arthritis or a bad hip.  I’ve posted […]

‘Consider the Fork’ – a history of the way we eat

‘Consider the Fork’ – a history of the way we eat

Bee Wilson’s “Consider the Fork” Distinguished food writer and historian Bee Wilson offers up a unique history of food, the kitchen, and kitchen tools in her new book “Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat.” Just in time for Thanksgiving, when our culinary history is so heavily in play, “Consider the […]

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