Friday Aug 29
San Jose Mercury News
Roadshow: Barricaded office worker wonders who's to blame for The Alameda mess
Q As I sit barricaded in my office building, surrounded by orange cones on all streets north of The Alameda, I am wondering who the hell is in charge of the months-long fiasco called The Alameda resurfacing project? They were in such a hot hurry to tear up the asphalt and now nothing but cones, a couple hundred tons of equipment parked on the side ... (more)
Cats, dogs and a mule: Animals with political aspirations
Stubbs, a part-manx cat with a short tail, has been the mayor of what Alaskan town for 15 years? Residents in the town of Cormorant, Minn., recently decided to put a 'top dog' in charge when they elected a seven-year-old Great Pyrenees named Duke to the position.
Dog Gets Elected Mayor Of Minnesota Town
Saturday will be the pinnacle of the dog days of summer. That's when Duke, a 7-year-old labrador, will be signed in as Mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota.
Bobcat hit by car is saved by passerby, helped by rescue groups
The story of a bobcat injured after being hit by a car had a happy ending on Friday when, after months of care and rehabilitation, he was released back into the wild.