Gail Reese writes: “I am thrilled to share the joy of getting married to the love of my life, Eric Skidmore ’05, in June 2020, as well as the birth of our own baby bear, Lenora Amery Reese-Skidmore. Lenora was named after her great-grandmother, Lenora Skidmore, and my own father, Peter Amery Reese ’72. She embodies much of the same spirit of both of her namesakes—already very independent and always smiling. Her exuberance in exploring everything around her is a great source of delight to both Eric and me.”
Mattering, at Last: How Californians Will Determine If the GOP Is Truly Trumped
Some political analysts are showing laudable restraint by deeming the current election year anomalous, or unprecedented, but many are just saying the hell with it, and calling it as they see it—crazy. Or deeply, savagely weird, as Hunter S. Thompson might have characterized it. (And if ever there were an election cycle that needed the […]
Revenge of the Libertarians: How This Third Party Could Sway the 2016 Election
With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump unprecedentedly unpopular—55 percent of voters view her unfavorably, and 70 percent hold a negative opinion of him—third parties see a chance to make a real dent in this presidential election. And the third party in the best position to do so? The only one likely to be on the […]
Eric Mart ’70 – a past President of the Cal Alumni Association – recently completed a two year term on the UC Board of Regents. He is now a “Regent Emeritus”. Eric and his wife Janie also recently welcomed their first grandchild – Felix Mart Durant – class of 2043.