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Free event honors local historian

The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, University of San Francisco and

Mechanics Institute will host a special free event to honor the memory of Kevin Starr, the… 103 more words

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StrongMinds: Treating depression in Uganda

Uganda has about 30 psychiatrists. New York City and its suburbs have about 41,000. So depression in Uganda can’t be treated the way it is in New York. 1,047 more words


SWDSL Retain 2017 Bishop's Stortford Challenge Title

The annual Bishop’s Stortford Challenge, sponsored by Carriage’s of Eden End Ltd took place at the JP’s Snooker & Pool Club at The Stow in Old Harlow on Sunday 2 April 2017.  215 more words

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Kevin Starr, author of California histories and former state librarian, dies at 76 - LA Times

Great historian and writer, enjoyed his books, he brought to life and to the pages the stories that made California’s history…

“Filling this gap would become his life’s work, making him the state’s foremost historian and one of its most revered public intellectuals. 58 more words

Books & Reading

Americans and the California Dream by Kevin Starr--Chapter I: Prophetic Patterns 1786-1850

This doesn’t count as a resolution, but on New Year’s Day I finally embarked on reading Kevin Starr’s history of California which currently stands at six volumes, last time I checked. 775 more words

Book Review

What I Read: October & November 2016

To help me stay on track in my 2016 goals, I’m documenting the books I read all year. I liked the three-sentence reviews I wrote for August and September, so I’m going to do that again. 563 more words


Due Nov. 16th: Impact, part 2

Now it’s time to get some practice with Kevin Starr’s impact framework. If you’re not teaching a Splash class, please work through the steps below and turn in your work on Wednesday, Nov. 109 more words