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  • Five-alarm Structure Fire in San Jose
    Five-alarm fire destroys an abandoned building near downtown San Jose
    Ladder companies from San Jose, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale fought the five-alarm structure fire on Sunday, April 13, 2014 on the corner of Park Avenue and Montgomery Street near downtown San Jose, CA. An old KNTV-11 news studio, which had been...
  • We are vulnerable as pieces
    We are vulnerable as pieces
    That is the scary thing about everything finally falling apart. Where will I be, where are you going?As much as people fear it, there’s freedom in hitting bottom. No you can’t save your ailing dog, your kids from growing up or a...
  • Tuck pointing: Learning to reinvigorate and strengthen your self structure!
    Tuck pointing: Learning to reinvigorate and strengthen your self structure!
    A structure that is already built occasionally needs reinforcement. Sometimes, bad weather can chip away at a building, causing fragments to fall. It can be a dangerous occurrence if nothing is done to strengthen the structure or get it back to...
  • HIV
    HIV capsid structure elucidated for the first time
    The exact details of the chemical structure of the HIV capsid (protein shell) have been elucidated for the first time by a team of researchers led by Dr. Peijun Zhang, associate professor, Department of Structural Biology, at the University of...
  • November crappie creeping loaded livewell
    November crappie creeping loaded livewell
    Crappies can be caught easier in the late fall in shallow water. The crappie are biting, go to colors chartreuse with some silver flecks. Pitching, flipping and casting the lures over the brushpiles near the docks, toward shore and slowly...
  • The Definition of True Parenting
    The Definition of True Parenting
    Raising a family is a hard enough job in its own right. There are so many factors that can tilt the scales in any direction. Whether it’s taking kids to games, practices, or to friends’ houses, it can feel like there aren’t...
  • Screenplays
    What makes a film great?
    Movies are not all the same. It is a simple fact everyone seems to agree on. There are different stories, actors, genres, lighting techniques and visual effects in each that go into a film. But whenever a film is released, everyone has their own...
  • Summer Days
    5 QUICK TIPS TO FALL INTO FABULOUS
    I hear it all the time. Once summer is over... or when the kids are back in school... I am jumping back into my routine. I'll return to the gym. I'll make more time for myself. I'll finally read one of the many books or magazines that...
  • E-commerce
    Your website: Still your most powerful marketing tool (Part 3)
    In part 2 of this series, we took a more in-depth look at how a Detroit business can structure their website to follow the principles of the A.I.D.A. model. Part of that discussion touched on drawing interest from your visitors, and ultimately...
  • Small Business Landmines
    Three small business landmines to avoid
    'Don't confuse activity with accomplishment' - John WoodenOwning a small business can be a tough mine field to manuveur sometimes. As the famous UCLA basketball coach mentions above, it can be tough to tell the difference between doing...
  • Example schedule 1
    Organizational tools: Keeping on a schedule
    Some students with special needs really struggle with structure. Often elementary school teachers have a schedule on the board which helps these students know what's coming up next. We often forget about providing that kind of structure in...
  • Lake fishing bass from the bank
    Lake fishing bass from the bank
    If you go fishing with your friends or family sooner or later you are going to fish a strange, new lake and you could be standing on the bank instead of your bass boat.Every lake has common features: shallow weedy bay, island, submerged wall, deep...
  • Are you a phony, do you fear yourself
    Are you a phony, do you fear yourself
    Do you fear you are some kind of phony? Do you fear you can nothandle the difficulties and responsibilities in yourlife. If our lovers, children, parents and bosses only knew how inadequate we really were, they would rejects us and leave us....
  • Top 10 things the Bass fish do not want you to know
    Top 10 things the Bass fish do not want you to know
    10 things the bass bass do not want you to know1. Using a circle hook, it makes catch and release easier and when fished does not get swallowed and becomes gut hooked.2. Always vary your retrieves.3. Real men bass anglers do use live fish bait.4....
  • Tick Tock, is it bedtime yet?
    Reaping the rewards of a structured day
    You plop the kids in front of the TV after popping in their favorite DVD, hoping to have a few minutes to clear the wreckage done to the kitchen from the aftermath of breakfast. A single shriek sounds from the living room, followed by a duet of...