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Archive for July, 2010

Hicks: My buddy Rich is a hero.

Dr. Robert Litman appeared Wednesday night at the San Ramon Valley¬†Fire Protection District meeting to thank the firefighters who saved his life June 22, when a fire destroyed¬†his Blackhawk home, killing his 19-year-old son. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, July 30th, 2010
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Does Target fund anti-gay politics?

This is from today’s Daily Beast. It’s food for thought about where your money goes. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, July 29th, 2010
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New Pirates of the Caribbean teaser

Johnny Depp channeling Keith Richards just never gets old. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, July 26th, 2010
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Incredible crash photos

A Canadian Air Force Pilot had to eject from his plane millseconds before crashing, while practicing for an air show. And the sequence of photos are incredible.

Despite barely getting out alive – and not having much room to get his chute deployed – the pilot survived and reportedly has non-life threatening injuries.

Posted on Saturday, July 24th, 2010
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Hicks: Beer wrapped in roadkill

Scottish company BrewDog is selling a new beer that’s 55 percent alcohol (110 proof) and costs $765 a bottle.
And it comes packaged in roadkill. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, July 23rd, 2010
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Hicks: When nature fights back

I love it when wild animals get the best of us. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
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25 years ago today

We were all sitting on pins and needles, worried whether Phil Collins getting to Philadelphia from Wembley in time to play both Live Aid shows. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
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Michael Jackson was, uh, different

Reliable source LaToya Jackson recently told equally reliable News of the World that her brother Michael was obsessed with trying to make Bubbles the chimp talk. You know – human like. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, July 12th, 2010
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Hicks: Stupid font nerds

I get that some people revel in being called a nerd. I, myself, have been accused of being one when I can’t stop myself from having to prove to everyone in the room that I can recite every word of dialogue of Star Wars – including what R2-D2 and the jawas say. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, July 9th, 2010
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The new/old face of Evil

No, we sure don’t need health care overhaul. Everything’s under control – situation normal. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, July 8th, 2010
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