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EVEREST BASE CAMP WITH MY HELICOPTER PILOT

Boy, was I feeling dizzy... and lightheaded. But truly a sight to behold. @ Nepal
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BECERRA FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL

Dear Lucas, The California state Senate today announced that it will vote on my confirmation to be our state's Attorney General this coming Monday, January 23. This is exciting news, but I know ...
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BUDDHA-GUARDING DOG

@ Swayambhu (Kathmandu Valley, Nepal)
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HERE COMES A HOLY MAN?

@ Swayambhu (Kathmandu Valley, Nepal(
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SWAYAMBHU

Yes, those are monkeys.... @ Kathmandu
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KIDS EATING GARBAGE

And sharing with their puppy. @ Bhaktapur, Nepal
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DID SOMEONE SAY CHICKENS?

Chickens roam free in Bhaktapur, Nepal....
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MAINTENANCE WORK IN PROGRESS?

Hard to maintain a tan, when "maintenance" work is in progress. (Will forgive the spelling error, since I'm in Nepal....) @ Dwarika's Hotel (Nepal)
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DWARIKA'S COURTYARD

Architectural beauty awaits @ Dwarika's Hotel. Kathmandu
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STEPS TO COMBAT GRIZZLEY STEPPE

Executive Summary of Grizzly Steppe Findings from Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Todd Breasseale Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Todd ...
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CASING COMPANY'S CRACKS CURBED

North Dakota Employer Harassed Worker Because of His Sexual Orientation, EEOC Charges Male Employee Was Subjected to a Hostile Work Environment Because of His Sexual Orientation, Federal Agency ...
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SHOUT FROM THE ROOFTOPS (CONFERENCE 2017)

The Rooftops Conference 2017 The Rooftops Conference NYC 2017, to be held on Friday, March 31st, will be our seventh annual symposium for the not-for-profit sector focused on the role of real estate ...
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OBAMA'S MOST ADMIRED

Obama Bests Trump as Most Admired Man in 2016 by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights 22% name Barack Obama as most admired man; 15% name Donald Trump Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman 9 th time ...
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TAPPING THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH?

Anti-aging therapies targeting senescent cells: Facts and fiction Cell Press It's an exciting time to be an elderly mouse. Researchers believe that by removing senescent cells (cells with a ...
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OPIOIDS COULD HARM MENTALLY ILL

Psychiatric conditions linked to increased risk of long-term opioid use Wolters Kluwer Health A wide range of pre-existing psychiatric and behavioral conditions and the use of psychoactive drugs could ...
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FIRESIDE ROASTED NUT BUTTER GETS BURNED

H-E-B Expands Recall On Raw Shelled Pistachios H-E-B recently announced that it has expanded the recall on raw shelled pistachios to include “Fireside Roasted Nut Butter” produced in a ...
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HONORING JUDGE CARMEN BEAUCHAMP CIPARICK

14th Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award Ceremony and Reception Join the New York County Lawyers' Association and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association as The Hon. Carmen Beauchamp ...
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HONORING TOM SUOZZI

You are Cordially Invited To A Reception Honoring Thomas R. Suozzi’s Election to the 115 th United States Congress January 26, 2017 6:30 PM Suggested Contributions: Chair: $5,400 Host: $2,700 ...
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BAD BUFFALO BLUE

Food Recall Warning - Snyder of Berlin Buffalo Blue Kettle Cooked Potato Chips Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination Berlin, PA - Snyder of Berlin is warning consumers not to consume ...
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HE'S GOT TOOLS

Lucas, I know a lot of people are nervous about what will happen after January 20 when President-elect Trump is sworn in. I hear it all the time as I travel throughout the city. So I want to share a ...
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BATTLING THE FORECLOSURE KING

Led by Merkley, Warren and Sanders, Senate Democrats Roll Out New Website Inviting Personal Stories from Americans Hurt by Foreclosure King Steve Mnuchin U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Elizabeth ...
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TOOK BRIBES FROM NON-PROFITS?

Arkansas State Representative Pleads Guilty to Bribe Conspiracy An Arkansas state representative recently pleaded guilty to conspiring to authorize and direct a total of $600,000 in state government ...
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PAY UP -- ALL CHILDREN MATTER

Democratic Senators Call on Trump Education Secretary Nominee DeVos to Pay $5.3 Million in Unpaid Fines for Election Violations U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Jeff Merkley ...
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SEXUALLY ABUSED EMBASSY STAFF

Husband of Former U.S. Embassy Official in Morocco Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Sexually Abusing Household Staff Member The husband of the former Deputy Chief of Mission in Rabat, Morocco, was ...
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ANDREW TOOK AN INAUGURAL RIDE

Governor Cuomo and Chairman Prendergrast Celebrate On-Time Opening of Second Avenue Subway with Inaugural New Year’s Eve Ride East Side Neighbors, Workers Who Built the Line, Dignitaries, ...
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LOOKING FOR A WOMEN'S MARCH?

Lucas, I wanted to make sure you saw the email I sent about the women's marches happening around the country this Saturday. Over 600 sister marches, in solidarity with the Women's March on ...
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MY HELICOPTER COULD USE SOME FUEL ....

(Fuel's at 146 Kgs. That's about a 1/3 of the tank! And we're high up in moutains.) @ Everest Base Camp (Nepal) with my helicopter pilot, Capt. Surendra Paudel. (An incredibly beautfiul -- ...
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MY BUDDHA AIR FLIGHT

@ Kathmandu, Nepal (Not exactly the kind of thing you want to see before boarding a flight @ Kathmandu's domestic airport terminal.)
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PLEASE DON'T FEED THE MONKEYS!

Sign posted outside of Kathmandu's domestic airport.... Sign reads, in part: "Providing an artificial food source causes adults to produce large families and lead to over population of wild ...
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ROYAL SUITE'S MASTER BEDROOM

The Royal Suite @ Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
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GUESS WHO HAS THE KEY?

Check out the room key and lock of the Dwarika's Royal Suite, Kathmandu
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SOME PINK SALT AND MY ROOM KEY

Dining room @ Dwarika's Hotel, in Kathmandu, Nepal
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BUILDING THE WALL

The exterior of the Woodcarving Museum @ Bhaktapur, Nepal.... (The famed "Peacock Window" is seen in the upper portion of the photographs.)
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OVER 450,000 REMOVED & RETURNED IN 2016

DHS Releases End of Year Fiscal Year 2016 Statistics The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently released its end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 statistics. These statistics reflect the ...
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CLAMPING CAMP CORPORATION'S CRASSNESS

EEOC Sues Camp Corporation for Sex and Disability Discrimination Federal Agency Says Worker was Twice Sued by Former Employer in Retaliation for Her Opposing Discrimination and Filing an EEOC Charge ...
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DESIGNATING NORTHERN MANHATTAN A LANDMARK

Hearing Held on Potential Designation of Northern Manhattan Historic District Proposed Morningside Heights Historic District. Image Credit: LPC. Designation of 115-property district widely supported ...
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HAWAII HAPPY SENIORS!

For Older Adults, Hawaii Leads U.S. States in Well-Being by Dan Witters Story Highlights Hawaii again leads U.S. in well-being among older residents West Virginia's older residents have lowest ...
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SUPPRESSING PROSTATE CANCER

Scripps Florida scientists uncover new way to defeat therapy-resistant prostate cancer Scripps Research Institute IMAGE: Associate Professor Jun-Li Luo led the new study on the Florida campus of The ...
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ARE BREAST IMPLANTS INDISTINQUISHABLE?

Round or 'shaped' breast implants? Even plastic surgeons can't tell the difference Wolters Kluwer Health Looking at before-and-after photos, plastic surgeons and nurses can't tell ...
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LOSE THIS WINCO DRESSING

VanLaw Food Products, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of WinCo Brand Ranch Dressing VanLaw Food Products, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of WinCo Brand Ranch Dressing with code date of Best By ...
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POPPY POPPY SEED QUICK BREAD?

Williams-Sonoma Announces the Voluntary Recall of Meyer Lemon Poppy Quick Bread Williams-Sonoma of San Francisco, CA is voluntarily recalling limited quantities of WILLIAMS-SONOMA MEYER LEMON POPPY ...
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SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography Involving Multiple Victims An Alabama man recently pleaded guilty to producing child pornography involving seven minor victims, announced ...
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FIELDBROOK FOODS FOLLY?

Governor Cuomo Announces Fieldbrook Foods to Add 61 Jobs at Dunkirk Ice Cream Plant Following $4 Million Expansion Company to also Retain 586 Full-Time Jobs Expansion Supported by $400,000 in ...
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HARRIET TAUBMAN'S MOVING FORWARD

AFTER YEARS OF WORK, SCHUMER ANNOUNCES HARRIET TUBMAN NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK LAND AGREEMENT IS COMPLETED & READY FOR FINAL SIGNATURE Schumer Hails New National Park Service Unit Celebrating An ...
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