A Meteor

A Meteor. — One of these astronomical phenomenon, afforded our citizens an opportunity of observing him at full length last evening, “tail and all.” The meteor darted out of the starlit sky at a point forty-five degrees above the western horizon. It shot westward, traversing about one-half of the space between the spot whence it … [Read more…]

Perjury

Daily Alta California, 3 June 1869 Perjury. – About ten days since Jacob Spingler was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor, for writing an obscene letter in German to a young woman named Jennie Rohl. He was tried in the Police Court and fined $100. On the trial Spingler testified that he could neither write … [Read more…]

Sonoma County Opens ‘Recycletown’

On Saturday, June 27, at the County Sanitary Landfill on Mecham Road off south Stony Point Road between Petaluma and Cotati, “Recycletown” will be officially inaugurated by Garbage Reincarnation, Inc., the Sonoma County Community Recycling Center, and by the Sonoma County Public Works Department. Recycletown is a place where citizens can bring used oil, paint, … [Read more…]