California writer JJ Mitchell writes of his experience as a volunteer entrenched in the refugee camps on the Greek island of Lesbos just before the recent wave of deportations began.
Among several potential nominees to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died on Saturday, is California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Writer Beth Spotswood is one of our favorite local funny people. When she talks, we listen. And laugh. So today, when Spotswood poked a bit of fun at last night's Republican presidential debate, posing this all-important question on Facebook, we thought it necessary sharing. So we asked some interesting locals, If you were president, what would your secret service code name be? Here's what they had to say. Check 'em out, then head over to Facebook and tell us yours!
So I just got off the phone with Mayor Gavin Newsom! But really, no biggie.
Considering the catbird seat I am often afforded at numerous galas, openings and super soirees, it just goes with the territory that civic leaders and politicians would send an email the previous evening telling me to ring them at 9 a.m. (PST) to check in with the G-Man.
Policy? Party planning? It’s all rather similar territory.
Besides -- as many folks know, I’m at my best and brightest as the sun rises.