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Archive for October, 2009

We Need Your Help to Renovate and Recover

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
Tom Carleton is volunteering to help raise $150,000 to renovate the Men’s Residential recovery facility at Sun Street Centers. (He is a member of their board of directors.) Their state-licensed Men’s Residential Recovery program offers a supportive environment for men seeking a life free from the devastating effects of drug ...

Your Town – October 26, 2009

Sunday, October 25th, 2009
Tom Carleton has lined up another group of stimulating guests for this month’s installment of the Your Town television (Channel 24) and radio (KNRY 1240AM) program. The live one-hour broadcast is scheduled for 5 PM and will be repeated at 12 midnight (PST) on Monday, October 26, 2009. In the first ...
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A Warm Hearth

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009
Through the ages, dwellings have depended upon fireplaces and stoves for heating and cooking. The custom construction of a functional wood-burning fireplace requires the special skills of an experienced mason. Incorrect dimensions can prevent the fireplace from drawing properly through the chimney. With new prefabricated gas and wood burning fireboxes ...
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Friend of Faux

Monday, October 12th, 2009
Those of you who have visited our office may have seen the impressive wall mural painted by Christine Sorensen. We asked her about her work in faux finishes, decorative painting (even furniture), murals and commissioned canvases. Q: Where would we see your work? A: I work mostly in private residences, but also ...
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Modern Museum

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
If you have ever been to a science museum, you know what to expect: wild animals preserved in threatening poses, strange bugs from across the planet and, if your lucky, some dinosaur bones. Things have changed a bit at the California Academy of Sciences. Last year they completed a major ...
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