SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Popular baby names for each state available
Did you check to see how popular your name is?
Last week the Social Security Administration announced the most popular baby names nationally for 2012. For years after 1879 you can learn the national ... Posted on 5/16/13 at 3:56 PM
NEW PLATEAUS The List: America's Most Common Names
Sure, we all know Smith and Johnson, but what about the rest of the top ten? A surprisingly cool website,names.whitepages.com, gives us a look at all names--first and last--in the U.S.
This site real... Posted on 3/10/13 at 8:30 AM
STORM TRACKER Cloud Names
Recently, my son asked me what type of cloud was floating over our backyard. When I mentioned it was a Cumulus congestus cloud. He immediately came back with a response as to why does everything in sc... Posted on 7/30/12 at 3:11 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Should I fake it or get real?
A rose by any other name...
What's in a name?
Does it really matter if you don't use your real name when writing your blog? It's a question a new blogger asked of me awhile back. She was uncertain h... Posted on 3/23/12 at 3:48 PM
THE NEW FORTY Don't be a "Richard"...
Ever heard the phrase, Dont be a Richard? It is a play on the multiple meanings of the sometimes utilized casual name for Richard Dick. I have never understood how it made sense to shorten Richard ... Posted on 10/17/09 at 5:03 AM
A trial county-city partnership was initiated Thursday to create consistency in street naming in upcoming subdivisions, making it easier for emergency vehicles and travelers to find their way through Dickinson.
Authorities in Los Angeles say a confidential report on police misconduct that included the names of hundreds of officers was mistakenly posted on the Internet.
The Police Commission report was e-mailed to the news media. It also was posted on a city Web site on Friday but removed less than an hour later.
The report included the names of about 250 officers that the internal affairs unit had investigated over allegations of racial profiling.
Police Commission Executive Director Richard Tefank called it an "unfortunate mistake."
Commission and LAPD representatives apologized to the president of the police union, the Police Protective League.
Union president Paul M. Weber called it "absolutely outrageous."
Retired educator/administrator Rocky Cofer, 59, Hazen, is the choice to be the new principal at Dickinson’s Trinity High School.
His selection this week came from Sr. Dorothy Zeller, acting superintendent of the Dickinson Catholic Schools.
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