As World War II neared, he said he was impressed by the snappy “dress blues” uniform of local men who were in the Marine Corps. The Army’s “old brown wool uniform … was the ugliest thing in town,” he said. “l decided, ‘I do not want to be in that thing. I want to be in those dress blues.’ ” … [Read more...] about A W. Virginia farm boy became a fearsome warrior at Iwo Jima
The valley of ten thousand smokes
“I feel gratitude that I have a home, but all of a sudden, out of nowhere, I feel sad and get teary-eyed,” said Smith, a 41-year-old chiropractor who, with his wife and three children — one with Down syndrome — moved in with another family in Chico while the electricity to the family home was shut off and workers cleared the smoke from inside the house. … [Read more...] about Jaki Snead’s Hilltop Cafe survived the Camp Fire. But she has no customers
"Arguably the most renowned resort in California's Napa Valley, Auberge du Soleil offers some seriously spectacular dining. In fact, the resort got its start as Napa's first fine-dining restaurant back in 1981, when restaurateur Claude Rouas set out to open a restaurant that resembled the eateries of his native Provence, France. Visit the restaurant today for its $75 three-course brunch and you'll see what all the hoopla has been about — it's a perfect showcase for seasonal ingredients. Appetizers include celery root soup with brioche croutons, hedgehog mushrooms and sherry; cow's milk burrata with prosciutto, fingerling potato, almonds and black olive caramel; and onion tartelette with smoked salmon, creme fraiche and watercress. For your entree, choose between items like blueberry buttermilk pancakes; Maine lobster omelet with tarragon, leek and ricotta; duck confit hash with slow-cooked farm eggs; and Sonoma chicken with hand-foraged wild rice." Auberge du Soleil is located at … [Read more...] about Best Brunch Spot In California: Daily Meal List Says
Dr. Mehdi Nikparvar-Fard, 49, of Penn ValleyDr. Vincent Thompson, 70, of Elkins ParkDr. Loretta Brown, 65, of LandsowneDr. Avrom Brown, 70, of Elkins ParkDr. Frederick Reichle, 83, of WarringtonDr. Marcus Rey Williams, 70, of CoatesvilleDr. William Demedio, 58, of SpringfieldDr. Neil Cutler, 77, of WarminsterMitchell White, 33, of Philadelphia (Physician's Assistant) Jason Dillinger, 40, of West Chester (Physician's Assistant) Debra Cortez, 56, of Bristol (Physician's Assistant)Samantha Hollis, 42, of Wilmington, Delaware (Physician's Assistant)Joanne Rivera, 35, of Pennsauken, New Jersey (Office Manager)Each defendant is charged with maintaining a drug-involved premises, and five defendants (Nikparvar-Fard, Rivera, Dillinger, Thompson, and White) are charged with conspiring to unlawfully distribute controlled substances. … [Read more...] about Montco Doctors Charged With Operating Illegal ‘Pill Mill’
It comes as the organization faces the most turbulent time in its century-long history. Membership sits at its lowest point since World War II after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the organization’s strongest partner, on Jan. 1 severed ties and started a competing youth organization. … [Read more...] about The Boy Scouts have filed for bankruptcy. What does that mean for Colorado’s local councils?