Archive for ‘June, 2016’


Debating the legal sentencing in Stanford University rape case

Debating the legal sentencing in Stanford University rape case

People ride bikes past Hoover Tower on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Aaron Persky’s 6-month sentence has sparked a strong public outrage. Brock Turner, 20, was convicted of three felonies, including assault with intent to rape, and could have […]

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

I began yesterday’s adventure with breakfast in the company of my cousins Cynthia Jackson Ragan (left) and Courtenay Jackson at the historic Capital Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. My maternal grandmother and their paternal grandfather were siblings whose father was Edwin Franklin Jackson (1878-1930), Some of you may remember the blog post I wrote about […]

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

I began yesterday’s adventure with breakfast in the company of my cousins Cynthia Jackson Ragan (left) and Courtenay Jackson at the historic Capital Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. My maternal grandmother and their paternal grandfather were siblings whose father was Edwin Franklin Jackson (1878-1930), Some of you may remember the blog post I wrote about […]

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

I began yesterday’s adventure with breakfast in the company of my cousins Cynthia Jackson Ragan (left) and Courtenay Jackson at the historic Capital Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. My maternal grandmother and their paternal grandfather were siblings whose father was Edwin Franklin Jackson (1878-1930), Some of you may remember the blog post I wrote about […]

For Sale: Contemporary Glassell Park Home With Roof-Top Deck

For Sale: Contemporary Glassell Park Home With Roof-Top Deck

Sponsored Post 3406 The Paseo | $1,249,000 | Property Website Exceptional new contemporary design in the hottest area. Loft style Open floor plan with 10 ft ceilings throughout. Three bedrooms, 2.5 designer bathrooms. Convertible den for office/study. Master bedroom contains fireplace, walk in closet and large open pocket doors to welcome the balcony and the […]

Freedom Tour — Day Six

Freedom Tour — Day Six

Yesterday, after leaving Edmond, Oklahoma, I went back on old Route 66 to Pop’s in Arcadia, Oklahoma, where I bought an orange cream soda for the road.  I couldn’t stay on Route 66 for long because it would soon curve to the north toward Chicago and I needed to head east to Little Rock. I took […]

Freedom Tour — Day Six

Freedom Tour — Day Six

Yesterday, after leaving Edmond, Oklahoma, I went back on old Route 66 to Pop’s in Arcadia, Oklahoma, where I bought an orange cream soda for the road.  I couldn’t stay on Route 66 for long because it would soon curve to the north toward Chicago and I needed to head east to Little Rock. I took […]

KPCC listeners remember The Greatest: Muhammad Ali

KPCC listeners remember The Greatest: Muhammad Ali

27th May 1963: Supremely confident American boxer Cassius Clay holds up five fingers in a prediction of how many rounds it will take him to knock out British boxer Henry Cooper.; Credit: Kent Gavin/Getty Images He was a massive fighter, a massive force, so days after his death at age 74, fascinating stories about Muhammad […]

Penguin Kids Sneak Peek for Fall 2016!

Penguin Kids Sneak Peek for Fall 2016!

Check out this super cute and fun Sneak Peek video put out by our friends at Penguin. These are the Six you can’t miss for this fall! Click here to view the embedded video. Read the Full Story at Vroman’s Blog

Write Teachers

Write Teachers

Imagine five hours of soaking up the knowledge and experience of three respected authors, which also includes a writing workshop, a question and answer session, and the ever-loving prospect to buy more books. A perfect day, yes? Flintridge Bookstore welcomes international bestselling author Anne Perry, anthology editor and author of The Bone Weaver Victoria Zackheim, […]

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