Friday, August 10, 2007

iThumb, Atta Boy!, -and- Fighting Back

iThumb - man surgically alters thumb to better use iPhone
Atta Boy! - 9-year-old saves dad by taking wheel of speeding big rig
Fighting Back - clerk grabs robber's shotgun

On this day in history: August 10, 1969 - Leno and Rosemary LaBianca are brutally murdered in their Los Feliz, California home by followers of Charles Manson.

Born on this day in history: August 10, 1874 - Herbert Hoover (1874 - 1964) president (31st), engineer. He was chief Allied relief administrator during WW I; led the U.S. as president during the early years of the Depression.

Today's Video: Jaguar vs. Croc - submitted by Cindy

No one was waiting at my office when I arrived at 7:15 AM this morning. Today is beginning much more favorably than yesterday.

It is noticeably warmer today. It was 78 degrees inside my office when I arrived here. The air conditioning system is now engaged.

Corning's annual Olive Festival events will soon be taking place. Consult the Calendar of North State Events for details.