Swarm of small earthquakes shakes southeast California
NILAND, Calif. – Dozens of small earthquakes up to magnitude 4.6
shook the desert of southeast California on Wednesday. The largest
temblor occurred at 3:47 p.m. and was centered in the Obsidian
Butte area of Imperial County, about 100 miles east of San
Human capital remains intact, an article in the Lake Charles
American Press, reader and email correspondent Dr. Michael Kurth
details some of the economic realities of Hurrican Katrina – in the
final analysis, we will rebound.
Unfortunately, from another email referencing an
unofficial estimate from a government employee, I’ve learned...
Wanted to pass along the tip below from a reader if you are
looking for someone who has text messaging capability. It’s worth a
Family and friends on the coast, please tell them to try text
messaging. My brother rode out the storm in Long Beach which is
AP News – from Tampa Bay Online.
While the AP isn’t absolutely clear, I believe McManus likely
took the Aruba trip one-year prior to Natalee Holloway.
ATLANTA (AP) — Nate McManus took the same graduation trip as
Natalee Holloway. Now, as McManus prepares for his first season as
a starter on Georgia Tech’s...
While there is no confirmation that the judge who must determine
the short-term fate of Joran Van der Sloot has reached a decision,
it does appear that any additional charges of rape against the boy
may not hold up.
Earlier in the week I was informed that a previous...
Click through to Ace of Spades HQ, then
go on to take a look at Camille. There are several pictures of what
a storm the same magnitude of Katrina can do.
It’s hard to know what kind of turn Katrina might take at the
last minute – stay up on the latest...
Reports are bleak and a certain panic has set in – that’s to be
expected. Everything from the price of fuel to rampant looting and
growing damage and loss of life accompanied by a long road to
recovery with concerns for health issues and stresses on our
National Guard are...
Sobek has some wonderful photo-blogging of how New Orleans looked before Katrina hit. It’s well worth the look.
Also some beautiful nature pics of the area in part two here.
Let’s hope for the best for a beautiful city underseige right now.
For individuals with a web log, NZ Bear has a page set up to join in for Katrina Blog Relief Day on 9/1/05 – focused on raising support and funds for legitimate charities helping in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Check it out.
Email from a known reader – I have complete contact information
for the individual below – if anyone can offer any help with food
-email me, or contact the parish offices directly.
- The temperature in Louisiana today was 97 degrees and the heat
index was 117, with more of the same expected...
via a cable news source: President George Bush has an exclusive interview tomorrow with Diane Sawyer from ABC’s Good Morning America at 7AM – EST. It’s anticipated that they will discuss the impact of and Governmental relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina.
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Video via CBS
His parents say the only thing established for sure is that
Joran was with Natalee the night she vanished, and they stand by
his insistence that he didn’t hurt her.
"News should be based on facts," Anita says. "If not, it’s a
show … to damage people, to slander people....
The AP is reporting:
Freddy Alexander Zedan-Arambatzis, a friend of van der Sloot and
the Kalpoes, was arrested on suspicion of having unspecified
"physical contact" with a female minor, said his lawyer, Diana
Zedan-Arambatzis, 21, is also suspected of photographing the
girl in "tempting poses" and showing the images to other...
five Navy ships and eight maritime rescue teams
The NEW YORK TIMES plans to report later tonight: One Navy amphibious assault ship, the Bataan, with six Sea Stallion and Sea Hawk helicopters that could be used for search and rescue missions.
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