Tag Archives: California

Rodney King Beating Was 30 Years Ago Today; Courtroom Sketches Now at Library | Library of Congress Blog

Rodney King on the witness stand. Artist: Mary Chaney. Prints and Photographs Division.

The Library [of Congress] recently acquired courtroom artist Mary Chaney’s sketches from the trials of Rodney King in Los Angeles from 1992-1994.

The Black motorist was beaten viciously by white police officers after a high-speed chase in 1991. The acquittal of the officers in state court set off days of deadly riots and became a touchstone in American society.

Source: Rodney King Beating Was 30 Years Ago Today; Courtroom Sketches Now at Library | Library of Congress Blog

Gov. Newsom visits Petco Park vaccination superstation, praises San Diego’s efforts

California to receive a little more than a million new vaccine doses this week

They are doing better, good luck.. it’s not the governor’s problem, it’s the citizens who need to listen 🙂
–DrWeb

Source: Gov. Newsom visits Petco Park vaccination superstation, praises San Diego’s efforts

Inside the Icon: San Diego Botanic Garden – San Diego Magazine – March 2019 – San Diego, California

Photo by Lucianna McIntosh

How this 37-acre oasis blossomed over the last century

Source: Inside the Icon: San Diego Botanic Garden – San Diego Magazine – March 2019 – San Diego, California

Iconic Movie Sites You Can Visit IRL – Sunset Magazine

After the Oscars, a little tour of some movie sites…

“These legendary movie sites aren’t studio set-pieces! Here are our favorite real-life places to visit and relive a bit of cinematic history.”

Source: Iconic Movie Sites You Can Visit IRL – Sunset Magazine

Lawrence Osborne does Raymond Chandler quite well, thank you

Lawrence Osborne has written an official – and good – sequel to Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe novel, ‘Only to Sleep.’ The British novelist lives off the beaten track in Thailand, where journalist Ross Davies joined him for sake.

Source: Lawrence Osborne does Raymond Chandler quite well, thank you