Category: Commentary

Remembering Jack London

In 1989 I drove from San Francisco to visit the Napa Valley an hour and a half north. On my itinerary was a visit to the Glen Ellen Winery and the nearby Jack London State Park. I was also eager to visit the Jack London Bookstore located in the small town of Glen Ellen a

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Murderers Are Made, Not Born

In light of the recent tragic violence in Aurora, Colorado, I would like to share the Op-Ed I wrote in the wake of the mass shooting at Northern Illinois University in 2008. It originally appeared under the title, “What Makes Someone a Campus Murderer?” in the Feb. 24, 2008 edition of The Pantagraph, the daily Lee Enterprises newspaper

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