Ed Baxter details the difference in strength between the Napa Quake and the Quake of 1989. A 7.0 quake is 10 times stronger than a 6.0.
Archives for August 2014
John Rothmann on Britain, the United States and Israel determined to stop the Islamic State.
Ken Dito talks about Florida State QB Jameis Winston who won the Heisman Trophy last year but can’t seem to stay away from trouble.
Stan Burford’s reaction to the 6.1 earthquake.
Lloyd Lindsay Young’s reaction to the 6.1 earthquake.
Bill Wattenburg proposes a fix for supporting the new Bay Bridge. He says build a concrete block using one of the ships from the Mothball fleet. Part 3 of his series.
John Rothman talks about how we need to hit the Islamic State with the support of the world. Acting alone is not enough.
Stan Burford on new legislation that will allow dogs into patios and decks of restaurants in CA starting 1/1/15.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss whether the paparazzi should be using drones. Technology infringing on our privacy.
Bill Wattenburg says the Bay Bridge Bolts must be tested to their full load or there will be a big problem. This is Part 2 of his series.
The Obama Administration has proposed new guidelines for birth control coverage. John Rothmann feels if you need medical assistance, your health coverage should cover whatever you need.
Ken Dito talks about both of the Giants and A’s chances to make the post season.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss how much it costs these days to raise kids. Costs to raise kids are really going up.
Barbara Simpson analyzes the spread of militant Islam into the West, converting white-skinned, blue-eyed people while the U.S. just ‘ends’ wars and virtually ignores the dangers out there, especially as a General is gunned down and a journalist beheaded.
Date night special: Indian food, wine, and “The 100 Foot Journey”! Elizabeth Kate hosts.
John Rothman talks about how Hamas admits that it kidnapped and killed the three Israeli teens. Israel has killed three key Hamas leaders. Hamas has executed 18 collaborators with Israel. Hamas leader Haniyah says Palestine will be liberated.
Bill Wattenburg Part 1 in a series on problems with bolts on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge.
Ken Dito talks about problems with Bay Area stadiums.
Lloyd Lindsay Young talks about why flying into some airports is more turbulent than others.
Barbara Simpson says the beheading of James Foley is a declaration of war. Obama’s tepid speech shows he’s too frightened to realize it’s war and he has no plan to protect the country.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss record enrollment of out-of-state and international students. Will it lock out California resident students?
With the eyes of the world on Islamic State, the Middle East and Ferguson, John Rothmann says we need to keep the events in Ukraine on the radar screen.
Paper or Plastic? Calfornia has a new piece of legislation it is considering which bans single use plastic bags. Ed Baxter looks at the arguments.
The Supreme Court is critical in all our lives. The make-up of the Court must be a crucial issue in both the elections of 2014 and 2016.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talks about an app that helps a parent lock a kid’s phone if they won’t answer. Ignore no more. Plus, a woman jumps into a giraffe cage.
It’s the most honest review you can find: in the car on the way home! Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner’s immediate reaction to Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s long-awaited sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, minutes after seeing it.
Ken Dito looks at some of the problems that face golf. A declining middle class and cost are some of the reasons.
Why are the winds around the Bay Area and the rest of the world so unpredictable? Lloyd Lindsay Young explains.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss the Ferguson, Missouri affect on the question of race. President Barack Obama accused of being racist.
What we must do to stop the Islamic State. John Rothmann discusses.
Ken Dito talks about the 49ers salary situation, the Raiders offensive line and Mike Ditka talking about the Redskins.
Dennis Willis, Steven Kirk and Steve Wagner not only loved the new Netflix documentary The Battered Bastards of Baseball, they agree that it’s one of the most important movies of year. Strap yourself in for a freewheeling conversation about Hollywood, the love of the game, and why we must always root for the little guy to win.
On the trail of Zinfandel: From ancient Croatia to sunny CA and beyond! Elizabeth Kate hosts.
John Rothmann discusses the seriousness of the world-wide threat of radical Islam. It will require a world-wide effort to overcome it.
Ken Dito discusses Bud Selig’s recent visit to Oakland and his failure to adequately address the A’s ongoing stadium problem.
What are “heat islands”? Lloyd Lindsay Young explains why summer temperatures in cities are so much higher.
Stan Burford points out that recently Ed Baxter took issue with Gov. Brown regarding Delta Water to be shipped to Southern California and the Governor’s position regarding the Bullet Train. Stan takes a look at the FACTS and apparently the Governor is right.
Ed Baxter discusses the Pew Research Poll on whether race is getting too much attention in the Ferguson, Missouri discussions. Ed feels there is a large disconnect between races and that everybody needs to understand.
Ken Dito’s opinion about Johnny Manziel flipping off the entire Redskin team on Monday Night Football.
Steve Wagner chats with prolific documentarian Alex Gibney (We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) about his latest film Finding Fela, a look at legendary Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti.
John Rothmann asks whether we have moved toward two different nations. What is the racial national divide? Race in America.
Ken Dito talks about the Oakland Raiders third pre-season game in Green Bay.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about rewarding Los Angeles voters with a lottery potential of winning a prize.
October and why it’s the best month for travel.
The Militarization of local police did not just happen. It’s grown over the years from within the political arena and as a result of post war surplus.
John Rothmann looks at the Nixon defense and says John Dean’s book is really an indictment of Richard Nixon. A day-by-day accounting of Watergate.
Ed Baxter details the Friends of Faith Breast Cancer Challenge. Ed talks about Rosie Allen’s involvement and how you can walk and fight Breast Cancer.
Ken Dito talks about one of the great local show bands in the history of he San Francisco Bay Area. Butch Whacks and the Glass Packs started in 1971 and gave their last performance in June, 2014.
John Rothmann says the Governor needs to reform the California Public Utilities Commission. Let’s not put the fox in charge of the chicken coup: The PUC and PG&E.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss Land’s End rewarding customers with GQ magazine with an almost naked woman’s picture. Emily Ratajkowski is almost nude.