Three microquakes have been reported following a 3.5 shaker that struck about a mile off the coast of Pacifica on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. … [Read more...] about Smaller quakes follow earlier 3.5 shaker off Pacifica coast
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“As a climbing ranger, I work for Wilderness Patrol. Since most of the climbing in Yosemite is in [the] wilderness, I patrol the vertical wilderness, climbing routes, and do interpretation [checking in with visitors]. I also introduce the non-climbing public to rock climbing via the Ask a Climber program in El Cap Meadow. We do a weekly, two-hour climbing walk to the base of El Cap and do a program on outdoor philosophy. The goal is to get people to understand why we [climbers] go up there, to care about these resources and help protect them.” … [Read more...] about Addicted to the Vertical: Yosemite Climbing Ranger Brandon Adams
“We set these departure times for mainly two reasons. The first one is ensure that once the curfew expires we are at the top of the queue for runway departure. The second is to help the flow into and out of the alley for the gates – it’s already tightly shared space. If all aircraft were set to push back at the same time, it wouldn’t work out very well.” … [Read more...] about Why Is American The First Airline To Fly Out Of New York?
“I have lived in Salem all my life,” said John Keenan, Salem State’s president. “Growing up, my family never spoke about our connection to the witch trials. When I was a kid, I found information in my grandmother’s attic that showed we were descended from Rebecca Nurse, one of the women executed. Back then it wasn’t a big deal in my family, or in Salem. Salem was a manufacturing town. Today with the focus on tourism, there is much more interest in being a descendant.” … [Read more...] about The descendants of Salem’s ‘witches’ are all around us
In 1971, when Warren was a young teacher, there were no laws protecting pregnant women in the workplace and it was common for pregnant teachers to be forced to leave their jobs. Thirty years ago, the law then in place didn’t stop a boss from giving away my desk and job. And discrimination against pregnant women continues today. While it can be subtle, its effect on careers is always corrosive. … [Read more...] about I believe Warren’s pregnancy story