We did a media project recently, about civil liberties during the U.S. civil war, so I got to thinking about our rights, and how they seem to ebb and flow with the tides of time.
Recently we were lucky enough to have a local project; building an iPad App for NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), in conjunction with the National Park Service. The app was an electronic brochure on the Channel Islands, which lie just off the coast of the Los Angeles basin.
Run of the mill basic competence at running the Federal Government; how refreshing that would be. Congress is in disarray, unable at times even to keep the lights on; remember the government shutdown?
The theme of legacies ran through much of the 2016 work. The careers of passionate people that wanted to serve their communities; they started young and fast in places where things were happening, and ended up, to their surprise, running cities and building hospitals.
It’s not everyday we get to work on a project in our own backyard—especially when it’s a National Marine Sanctuary. Next time you’re embarking on a boating trip to one of the Channel Islands, check out the new Boating Safety Center in Oxnard Harbor.
As the national tour of “Women & Spirit” comes to a close, The California Museum in Sacramento provides a capital location for its finale. From January 24, 2012 through June 3, 2012, visit “Women & Spirit” to discover how Catholic sisters shaped healthcare, education, and social services in California and across the nation.
Watching nine people from seven different countries become new U.S. citizens provided the jubilant highpoint of the grand opening ceremonies at the Calumet Visitor Center earlier this week.
As reported in the Daily Mining Gazette, the Calumet Visitor Center exhibits are nearing completion at Keweenaw National Historic Site.