Category Archives: history

CAMP FIRE – WORST IN OUR STATE’S HISTORY

by Jack UPDATE:  A Red Flag Warning begins at 10 p.m. tonight.   A Red Flag Warning means warm temperatures, very low humidity’s and stronger winds are expected to combine to produce an increased risk of fire danger.   We thought … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost – The Fire of the Century

by Jack Fire Update:  90,000 acres – 9 confirmed deaths The huge CAMP fire is still ongoing, so there is no way to accurately report on the devastation wrought on Paradise, a town of about 30,000.  Nor will we know … Continue reading

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Trump and Honesty

Posted by Jack by Mark Thiessen, Washington Post Donald Trump may be remembered as the most honest president in modern American history. Don’t get me wrong, Trump lies all the time. He said that he “enacted the biggest tax cuts … Continue reading

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Boomers and Margaritaville

by Jack The good news is bankruptcies are on the decline, but the bad news is people over 65 are filing in record numbers! The reasons are many, failed business, failed investments, medical expenses and more. But, one thing that … Continue reading

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The National Anthem as You’ve Never Heard It

by Jack Please set aside just a few minutes from your busy day to appreciate a little bit of your heritage.  This is where your pedigree, as an American, and from time to time I think it worth remembering.  If … Continue reading

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A Milestone in History

by Jack If Obama was given a Nobel Peace Prize for simply being a mixed race president, I wonder what Trump will get for finally holding face to face nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea? Apparently they could be very … Continue reading

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Chico Air Museum is Open Thur-Sun

by Jack Despite the Chico Air Museum being around for almost 9 years, there are still many folks in the area that are unaware of it.  That’s a shame, because this is one of the finest (free) aviation museums north … Continue reading

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Immigration Map for Past 200 years

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What Do You Know?

Take this simple quiz and test your knowledge of military aircraft history in WWI:    This roundel was the symbol for which nation, Russia, France, USA, Germany, England or Poland? Which country first flew the swastika on their aircraft, Belgium, … Continue reading

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Terrorist Attack in Manhattan, eh, so what?

by Jack Once again, we have mass casualties caused by a single individual engaging in an act of terrorism.  It involved a devout Muslim.  It was a male, between the ages of 17 and 40.  He was formerly from a … Continue reading

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