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Authorities Release Water As Shasta Lake Reaches Capacity

Authorities Release Water As Shasta Lake Reaches Capacity

Shasta Lake had been decimated by the state’s  five year drought.  Now authorities are releasing water as levels near overflow.  From SFGate:  “The lake stood at 96 percent of capacity and 137 percent of the historical average, as of midnight Monday, according to the California Department of Water Resources. Water officials are releasing 70,000 cubic […]

Note to Media: Less Maine, More Socrates, Please

Note to Media: Less Maine, More Socrates, Please

By Thomas L. Knapp When I search for the phrase “here’s what we know,” Google returns 9.4 million results. A depressing proportion of those results are the headlines or ledes of news stories about then-current events. For example (I’m writing this on July 8, 2016), “Here’s What We Know About Confirmed Dallas Shooter Micah Xavier […]