Almost every spring, summer and fall weekend for the past several years, gangs of hot-rodders, dragsters and motorcycle fiends have amused themselves with late-night street races, noisy motorcades and outdoor drinking parties around Highway 280. The racket they make can … more

Letters: Sidewalk poems

Note: We had two readers try their hand at our Sidewalk Poetry prompt from the last issue. Here are the results.   I’m just a slab of sidewalk, That runs along the street, To provide a path for people, Who … more

Commentary: Breccia

By Rita LaDoux Every day we are treated to a parade of political hopefuls ushered across the lobby of Trump Tower. The dark walls gleam and sparkle in cold, imposing splendor. What is the history of these impressive marble breccia … more