This show aired on Tom Wilmer’s NPR radio show ‘Journeys of Discovery’.
MONTCLARION: November 13, 2015
All I want for Christmas — is tires with a treadwear rating of 600. Finally, there’s something to cheer about on the weather front. Monday’s heavy showers have given us hope that we may, indeed, have a rainy season. Wet weather is forecast for next week as well, prompting the CHP to issue a reminder about driving in rain, fog and snow. Continue reading
MONTCLARION: Nov 6, 2015
When Bill and Helen Sullivan closed Montclair Pharmacy to move to Montana in 2012, it was the end of a 50-year relationship with the community. But the couple never stopped looking for a tenant that would be a good fit. Ergo Goods, 6123 La Salle Ave., might just be the glass slipper to our Cinderella. Continue reading
The elevator doors were closing. With my usual frenetic pace, I sprinted across the foyer and wedged my body into the gap between the gray metal doors. Serendipity happens. There I was, face to face with Snoop Dogg and his entourage. Playing a gig at the Shoreline that night, they were staying at my hotel — the San Jose Fairmont.
MONTCLARION: October 29, 2015
Sunny and 70s. What is this — Halloween in the Caribbean?
It’s the end of October. It should be bone-chilling cold. Kids are supposed to be layering, not stripping down. The site of Dracula with a cape tied around his waste is just wrong. Yet we adapt. Look for pirates to sport sweatbands, not tricorns, this Halloween. Continue reading
MONTCLARION: October 23
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. — Mother Teresa
These are more than just words to American Airlines employee Brenda Staley. The Montclair mom actually uses her flight benefits to help run her charity — Futures4Haiti. Continue reading
MONTCLARION: October 16, 2015
You’ve heard the campaign slogan “Share the Road”? Since when does it mean sharing with skateboards? Roving bands of boarders have been using the Oakland hills for their own personal thrill park — and it’s driving motorists crazy.