Monday Aug 25
Extreme Drought is Making the West Coast Rise Like an Uncoiled Spring
A new study published in Science by the Scripp's Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego found that the earth's crust is slowly rising in the West "like an uncoiled spring" due extreme drought.
Epic Drought in West Is Literally Moving Mountains
Water that used to hold down land masses in California is now being lost, so some parts of the state's mountains are being uplifted by a surprising amount Climate change is driving the Greenland Ice Sheet to melt, which is contributing to sea level rise .
The 5 Major Problems With Living Large That No One Talks About
With the era of the McMansion in full swing , it might seem that when it comes to dream homes, bigger really is better.
The Newark Star-Ledger
Youth camp has fired teen counselor accused of sexually abusing 6-year-old campers
Prosecutors say a teenage camp counselor at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades inappropriately touched three six-year-old campers in a sexual manner.
Appeals court overturns murder conviction of man accused of pushing wife off Palisades cliff
An appeals court Monday overturned the murder conviction of Stephen Scharf, who is serving a life sentence after being convicted in 2011 of pushing his wife, Jody Ann Scharf, off the Palisades in Englewood Cliffs 22 years ago.
The Globe and Mail
Mystery novelist helped pave the way for female writers
Dorothy Salisbury Davis, an award-winning mystery author whose fascination with motivation, morality and manners - more than violence - powered the intricate plots of the suspense novels she wrote over a half-century, died Aug. 3 at her home in Palisades, N.Y. She was 98. The Mystery Writers of America gave Ms.
Dorothy Salisbury Davis | Mystery 'Grand Master,' 98
Dorothy Salisbury Davis, 98, a prizewinning mystery writer whose books include the best-selling A Gentle Murderer and many other works praised for their psychological suspense, died Sunday at a senior residence facility in Palisades, N.Y. Ms.