Anthony Poon has just released Death by Design at Alcatraz, a mystery of obsession exploring the heights and depths within the world of architecture. Anthony writes: “Many of the themes in my novel come from my days at the College of Environmental Design, and, of course, the lead character is a Cal grad.” The book is available at Amazon, publisher Goff Books, and local retailers.
Maximilian B. Torres writes: “My 13-year-old son, Gabriel Anthony Torres, the last of our eight children, hugged Pope Francis at a Wednesday audience on December 1, 2021. The Vatican posted it on the Pope’s Instagram page. My son was wearing my Cal sweatshirt, which is clearly visible in the Vatican photos. I am the Della […]
Back in His Element
Once a prodigy, Olympian Anthony Ervin is now the Prodigal Son returned. Anthony Ervin sits in the stands at the Spieker Aquatics Complex and gazes through the dark lenses of his Ray-Bans. At 31, he scarcely resembles the fresh-faced kid who set a world record then won gold and silver in swimming at the Sydney 2000 […]
Reading Roundup: Facebook, Fires, Fashion, and More
Freaky Fires While it’s not news that the golden state has taken on a crackling red hue from recent wildfires, reports of the fires’ behaviors are blazingly bizarre. It’s been commonly observed by firefighters that fires slow down at night, according to Scott L. Stephens, UC Berkeley professor of fire science. But a number of […]