One day in and Dewey’s already making the DCPL excited and teary.
[readermail] Dear friends: Saturday, July 9, was an evening of mixed blessings for the B.A.D. Girls. After a successful Championship event at the Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond Harbor, league members who were transporting the money raised from the event were robbed at gunpoint. Thankfully our league members were not injured. However the robbery was … [Read more…]
[readermail] Dear Pamie, I’m happy to see your blog is still going strong and that you are still writing. I’m writing, because I am frantic. I have a request that will cost nothing to anyone but the time to send a batch email. In order to save Lakeview and 5 other Oakland libraries from having … [Read more…]
I already mentioned Samantha Who? is back on the air tomorrow night on ABC at 8:30/7:30c. But it turns out we’re up against the NCAA playoffs and the American Idol results show, so you know, we’re totally gonna win the time slot. …Which is where you come in. Remember that strike we went on, where … [Read more…]
War Child presents Heroes: Various Artists — proceeds from this album help children in war-torn areas. “We asked some of the biggest legends in music history (Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, David Bowie) to select a classic track from their own songwriting catalog, and nominate an artist from the next generation (Beck, The Hold … [Read more…]
This is so beautiful: My friend Cori does incredible things. Years ago I was going to go to Africa with her to help restock a medical facility or build a school or something super-important like that, but instead I sent them my father’s laptop and started working for Mind of Mencia. I will probably never … [Read more…]
This Saturday, November 15th 9am-3pm at the Dollhouse 1920 W. Temple Street Los Angeles, CA The Los Angeles Derby Dolls are partnering with St. Vincent’s Hospital (3rd and Alvarado) to provide free medical services to people of the community. Services provided: Mammograms for women over 40 (please call for an appointment) Clinical Breast Exams Pap … [Read more…]
“…Last night I was inspired to believe in America again. But it wouldn’t last. Because in the same night that we elected the first black President, California voters passed Prop 8 eliminating marriage for same-sex couples. Because at a time when America finally seems ready to set aside our petty differences, and come together to … [Read more…]