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          Event: LA Plays Itself: Visualizing Urban Design for the 2028 Olympics & Paralympics      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Event Date: Aug 29, 2018; Event City: Los Angeles, CA, US

The 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics will stretch across a huge geographic area—Long Beach to Encino, Inglewood to North Hollywood, Malibu to San Dimas—bringing over a million spectators, athletes, and volunteers to thousands of communities in between. Developing a coherent visual identity for this multi-sport event will require expansive thinking by designers who can anticipate broad applications and interventions. It is also an opportunity for many voices and visions of LA to be reflected in the temporal streetscapes of the Olympics and be an outward-focused celebration of diverse creative visions. This panel will explore previous examples of visual identity design for the Olympics, how LA 2028 might be different, how designers and artists could be enlisted for citywide supergraphic interventions—like bus wraps, painted sidewalks, building facades, temporary structures—and how local community groups could create their own installations and streetscapes to make LA’s hundreds of neighborhoods feel like they’re part of the action, as well as, to show the world the amazing diversity of LA’s neighboring communities.

Check out Curbed’s series what LA can learn from the 1984 Games.

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          Hawaiian Airlines Fares to Hawaii from $188 1-Way      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Hawaiian Airlines via ShermansTravel offers 1-Way Flights to Hawaii from Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, with prices starting from $188.30. (On the ShermansTravel landing page, click "HawaiianAirlines.com" in the top line to see this sale.) This price is based on flights from Los Angeles, CA, (LAX) with arrival in Kona, HI, (KOA) departing on August 29. That's the lowest price we could find for select routes by at least $4, although most carriers charge $197 or more. Book this travel deal by August 8 for travel from August 27 through December 12.

All prices, dates, and booking details were valid at the time of publication.
          [$$$] Manufacturing Job Board - Structural Welder - Fluxcore (6450241) - Aerotek      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
A Southern Californian licensed fabrication facility specializing in Structural Steel and equipment manufacturing is seeking a Structural Steel Welder to join their team in Long Beach CA. The Welders will be primarily working in the fabrication shop performing...(click link to see full post)
          Morrissey, Cardi B, Kali Uchis Headlining Tropicália Music & Taco Festival 2018      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
If you're tired of seeing the same artists on the festival circuit, Tropicália Music & Taco Fest might be for you. This year's festival will take place at Queen Mary Park in Long Beach, California on 11/3 and 11/4. The headliners include Morrissey, Cardi B, Mac Demarco, Mazzy Star (in their first US performance in…
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          Tropicalia Fest Announces 2018 Lineup      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Organizers of the 2018 Tropicalia Fest music festival revealed the lineup for the event held at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach, California.

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          Long Beach has most 'nice days' among all US cities, according to list      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The city of Long Beach has the most "nice days" among all U.S. cities, according to a list published by The Washington Post.
          428: Shibuya Scramble Demo Available for Download Today      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
LONG BEACH, CA AUGUST 7, 2018 — Take a trip to Tokyo with the 428: Shibuya Scramble™ demo, available for download today at PlayStation™ Store! Experience...
          Avionics Electrical Technician II      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CA-Long Beach, DESCRIPTION PDS TECH is looking for Avionics/Electrical Technicians for our client in Long Beach, CA. Education and Experience Requirements: High School graduate/GED. A & P license, FCC license or NCATT certification preferred. Four (4) years experience in an avionics/electrical career field; or two (2) years of accredited schooling in aviation electronics and two (2) years related experience. Pos
          Epson Launches New FastFoto FF-680W      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
New Epson FastFoto FF-680W Wireless High-Speed Photo and Document Scanning System Preserves Priceless Memories Second-Generation FastFoto, the World’s Fastest Personal Photo Scanner, Offers Versatile Solution for Scanning, Restoring, Organizing, and Sharing Photos LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 7, 2018 – Epson today expanded its high-speed scanning line with the new Wi-Fi1 enabled FastFoto FF-680W High-Speed Photo and Document Scanning System. The FF-680W scanner is the world’s fastest personal photo scanner2, scanning thousands of photos – as fast as one photo per second at 300 dpi3 at up to 36 photos per batch. Building on the success of the FastFoto FF-640 […]
          Senior System Engineer, Autonomous Driving - Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive as well as in Long Beach, CA where the F-CELL team brings hydrogen vehicles to the road....
From Daimler AG - Thu, 26 Jul 2018 22:38:52 GMT - View all Seattle, WA jobs
          Senior Safety Specialist - Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the...
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          Associate Software Engineer - Daimler - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the...
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          Associate Software Engineer - Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the...
From Daimler AG - Tue, 24 Jul 2018 22:38:56 GMT - View all Seattle, WA jobs
          Comment on Australia’s 25 million is nothing compared to the coming boom by Arky      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
It's much easier in Europe and much of the USA to champion living in smaller cities because, due to the reduced distances between places, they're really just like sprawling bigger cities. The critical mass, the economies of scale, are not lost or not fully lost. This is why, for example, the "urban areas" documented by the US Census Bureau are so much larger than the traditional idea of the city. Take a look at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_urban_areas It's not New York City, but the tristate area (New York City, New Jersey and Newawk). Not just Los Angeles but the whole Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim megacity. Not Dallas, but Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington, and so on.
          New mandatory evacuations as Orange County's Holy fire burns closer to some communities - Los Angeles Times      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

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New mandatory evacuations as Orange County's Holy fire burns closer to some communities
Los Angeles Times
Man suspected of setting the Holy fire is arrested as 18 wildfires continue burning across California. The Holy fire in the Cleveland National Forest pushed closer to some homes Wednesday, prompting a new round of mandatory evacuations. The fire, which ...
Holy Fire continues to rage near Lake Elsinore-Corona line, burns 6200 acres with 5 percent containmentKABC-TV
Smoke from California wildfires now covers three quarters of the stateCBS News
Holy Fire grows to 6200 acres as arson suspect Forrest Clark, 51, arrested in Cleveland National ForestThe Desert Sun
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          Comment on Metro’s $350-million investment in modernizing the Blue Line will begin in January 2019 by metrocenter      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
For those who are interested (moderator, correct me if any of this is wrong), the project will do the following: 1.Replace aging switching, signaling, train detection and power equipment, upgrading them to modern technologies (in line with other Metro lines incl. Expo) 2.Upgrade obsolete signal system at the Blue Line yard in Long Beach. 3.Add four new rail interlockings (crossovers) between Washington and Willow. 4.Replace aging overhead lines in Downtown LA and Downtown Long Beach. A few notes. For item 1: switching on the Blue Line (Metro's oldest line) is still done using physical relays. It has over 3500 signaling relays in its bungalows, and these are wearing out. The project will replace these with solid state relays. For item 3: there are six existing interlockings (crossovers) between Washington and Willow. But this leaves some huge gaps: for instance, there is one south of Washington, and then heading south, the next one is past Florence. So an accident at Florence Avenue requires single tracking between Washington and Firestone stations. The four new interlockings would mean trains could crossover between nearly every pair of stations along the central part of the line.
          Comment on Metro’s $350-million investment in modernizing the Blue Line will begin in January 2019 by Daniel Ryan Lucero      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
is there a way to request that Metro run 1 more express shuttle or select shuttle on Friday and Saturday starting at 210AM from 7mc to long beach?? My fear is that when we get to 103/Watts or compton, when leaving 7MC at its last scheduled time that there will be no local shuttle waiting for us, which has happened many many times in the past, or for the LA portion that there will not be a train on the other side of the shuttle leaving at the last scheduled time.
          Entry-Level Litigation Associate - Miller Nash Graham & Dunn - Entry, WV      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Recent judicial clerks are encouraged to apply. Entry-Level Litigation Associate (Long Beach, California)....
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          Bilingual Call Center Rep      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CA-Long Beach, Job Description: This Bilingual Call Center Rep Position Features: ? Benefits ? 401 K ? Full Time Hours Immediate need for bilingual call center representative seeking benefits, 401 k and full time hours. A good listener, having attention to detail and being bilingual Spanish will be keys to success in this well-known organization. Will be responsible for inbound calls, data entry and customer ser
          Morrissey, Mac DeMarco y Devendra Banhart estarán en el Tropicália 2018      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

El Tropicália Music & Taco Festival californiano develó su muy buen y variado line up para la edición 2018 del evento. Este año, los encargados de encabezar al vasto grupo de artistas que se presentarán en el Queen Mary Events Park, ubicado al 1126 Queens Highway de Long Beach, son Morrissey y Cardi B, quien, […]

La entrada Morrissey, Mac DeMarco y Devendra Banhart estarán en el Tropicália 2018 aparece primero en Indie Hoy.


          Bilingual Call Center Rep      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CA-Long Beach, Job Description: This Bilingual Call Center Rep Position Features: ? Benefits ? 401 K ? Full Time Hours Immediate need for bilingual call center representative seeking benefits, 401 k and full time hours. A good listener, having attention to detail and being bilingual Spanish will be keys to success in this well-known organization. Will be responsible for inbound calls, data entry and customer ser
          Bilingual Call Center Rep      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CA-Long Beach, Job Description: This Bilingual Call Center Rep Position Features: ? Benefits ? 401 K ? Full Time Hours Immediate need for bilingual call center representative seeking benefits, 401 k and full time hours. A good listener, having attention to detail and being bilingual Spanish will be keys to success in this well-known organization. Will be responsible for inbound calls, data entry and customer ser
          Business Analyst      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CA-Long Beach, Long Beach, California Skills : • 10+ years experience as a business analyst in a project related/PMO environment • Full project lifecycle experience required • CBAP and/or IIBA certification desirable • Agile experience preferred • 5+ years Healthcare payer experience required Description : • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, and requirements workshops, business process des
          Dispatcher - Komatsu - Long Beach, CA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Dispatch work orders to the field techs according to priority, according to field tech skill level and within specified travel time allowances....
From Komatsu - Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:14:02 GMT - View all Long Beach, CA jobs
          CAU Now Lifting Every Voice Features Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The November edition of CAU Now-Lifting Every Voice on WCLK featured Dr. Jenny L. Jones, Dean of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University. We discussed the undergraduate, graduate and doctorate levels of the program, current collaborations and student engagement initiatives, and the school's upcoming 2020 Centennial. We also talked about Whitney M. Young, Jr., who was a nationally known civil rights activist and academic who was the first Dean of the school that now bears his name at CAU. In addition to CAU, where she attained her PhD, Dr. Jones has studied, taught and worked at Valdosta State University, California State University-Long Beach, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Florida A&M University, where she was Chair of the School of Social Work before joining CAU as Dean in 2016. For more information about the Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University, click here . More information onn Whitney M. Young, Jr. is
          Business Analyst      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CA-Long Beach, Long Beach, California Skills : • 10+ years experience as a business analyst in a project related/PMO environment • Full project lifecycle experience required • CBAP and/or IIBA certification desirable • Agile experience preferred • 5+ years Healthcare payer experience required Description : • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, and requirements workshops, business process des
          Offer - Irvine Termite Control & Fumigation - USA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
URL: https://www.orangecountytermiteinspection.comKeywords or tags: termite control, termite exterminator, termite treatment, termite fumigation, termite inspection, termite home inspection, termite guy, pest control, inspection termite, termites orange oil, termites orange county, termite companies in orange county, baiting termite, orange county termite, orange county termite controlDescription: Irvine Termite Control & Fumigation is a leading termite treatment company in Irvine, California that services customers in Irvine, Orange County and beyond - as far as Riverside to the East, Long Beach to the North and San Clemente to the South.Owner Name: Roger OwensFull Address: 2082 Michelson Dr Suite A-100Irvine, CA 92612Phone: 949-267-3766Business Email: irvine@orangecountytermiteinspection.comYear Found: 1999Number of Employee: 11Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Sat 8am-3pmSocial Media Links (GooglePlus, Facebook, Twitter etc..): https://www.facebook.com/Irvine-Termite-Control-Fumigation-1820536311373602/https://twitter.com/OCTermiteContlhttps://www.pinterest.com/orangecountytermites/https://goo.gl/maps/AfK4Fmeq8KR2
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Originally posted on: http://maxblogson.net/archive/2008/11/03/126516.aspx

Well, that was a fun week but it's nice to be home through got to go into work tomorrow. Might have changed teams while I was away .

It's interesting comparing LA with Tokyo -Toyko has more people and may be bigger, but LA is more spread out. You can walk a lot further in LA without seeing anything than you can in Tokyo.

LA does have a metro but it does not cover much of the city, so assuming you have no car, you switch to metro busses. Part of the problem is how spread out LA is - I don't think I've ever got on a underground train, which for part of its journey travelled above ground; part of the time as a normal train and part of the time as a tram travelling the city streets.

The bus network does seem to cover most of the city, but was a lot more confusing for a tourist  than most undergrounds are.

Compared with Tokyo which has a hugh Metro and JR [main line train system] network. This makes it easy to get around central Tokyo (which is like the entire LA area, but compressed). One point LA's favour was that it was a bit cheaper to buy a daily travel pass ($5, approx 500 yen) through it looked like extra payments might be required in some cases.
Tokyo does have a bus network as well, but never tried it - partly because have never needed to, and partly due to the language. All the metro stations I've seen have signs in English (as well as Japanese of course) - including the station names.

Another difference was not so good; in the week I was there I observed a car crash (bad enough that some liquid was pouring out the front of one of the cars) and saw two people fighting. I also got asked for money a number of times (through to be fair that's happened in every US city I've been to, and used to happen in London as well) and once somebody tried to buy something from me - didn't try to clarify.

Ahh well.. Went to a pizza place in downtown LA where they had some quite acceptable pizzas - apart from the toppings they had a honey wheat dough that produced a very nice base.

Visited Long Beach and walked along the beach for a couple of hours - quite nice.


          Accused Killer of Long Beach Fire Captain Rosa Found Dead in County-USC Hospital Jail Ward      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
According to the The Patriot, the man believed to have killed a Long Beach Fire Captain was found dead in the hospital jail ward at Los Angeles County – USC Medical Center.  You may recall that on June 25, 2018, Thomas Man Kim, age 77, allegedly shot Captain Dave Rosa, a Long Beach Fire Captain, […]
          123 Beekeeping Mistakes I Have Made      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
On the podcast this week is a recording of a talk I gave to the Long Beach Beekeepers on Sunday August 5th 2018. Several times you’ll hear me refer to the “Backwards Beekeepers.” The Backwards Beekeepers were a group in Los Angeles that promoted a radical style of natural beekeeping. The group’s mentor was Kirk […]
          Epson Now Shipping PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced it is now shipping its new compact PowerLite® L-Series laser projectors within the 4,500 – 6,000 lumen range. Weighing between 17 and 19 pounds, the PowerLite...


          Tropicalia Fest Announces 2018 Lineup      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

Organizers of the 2018 Tropicalia Fest music festival revealed the lineup for the event held at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach, California.

The post Tropicalia Fest Announces 2018 Lineup appeared first on JamBase.


          Senior System Engineer, Autonomous Driving - Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive as well as in Long Beach, CA where the F-CELL team brings hydrogen vehicles to the road....
From Daimler AG - Thu, 26 Jul 2018 22:38:52 GMT - View all Seattle, WA jobs
          Senior Safety Specialist - Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the...
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          Associate Software Engineer - Daimler - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the...
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          Associate Software Engineer - Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the...
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          Software Engineer - Daimler - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the...
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          Software Engineer - Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the...
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          [$$$] Manufacturing Job Board - Mechanic (6450023) - Aerotek      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
The largest provider of specialized solids, liquids and oil separation rental equipment on the west coast is seeking a Mechanics to join their team in Long Beach, CA. The Mechanics will be assisting with basic maintenance and troubleshooting of waste separating...(click link to see full post)
          Hands On Java Manager - Career Movement - Long Beach, CA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Is looking for a hands on java manager. Developer role but transitions into a lead or manager shortly. An up-and-coming startup that just received $20 million...
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          Senior Java Engineer - Career Movement - Long Beach, CA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Developer role but transitions into a lead or manager shortly. An up-and-coming startup that just received $20 million in Series B funding....
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          Road Level Technician - Komatsu - Long Beach, CA      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Turns in work orders and other related paper work on a timely basis as directed by service manager. Komatsu Forklift Factory Stores are proud suppliers of...
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          Mechanical Engineer      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
CA-Long Beach, Applications Engineer Come work for our premium company near Long Beach, California, specializing in optical lens design, making us a unique company in the lens industry worldwide. Our only focus is on delivering the best quality in free-form designs, giving optical labs the chance to present their own branding and offer exclusive products. What you will be responsible for: Our Applications Engine
          Entry-Level Litigation Associate - Miller Nash Graham & Dunn - Entry, WV      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Recent judicial clerks are encouraged to apply. Entry-Level Litigation Associate (Long Beach, California)....
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          Best of This Week's Music      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
There's a lot of music going on this week and with no real dull times to be had, so I won't waste your time with a long intro. Sun's out, guns out, boys and girls. It's the dog days of summer and there is fun to be had every night after the beaches and rivers are too cold to enjoy. Remember to travel safe, wear something warm in the evenings and enjoy yourselves whatever you are doing. And for those long beach days, don't forget the one indispensable accessory: a T-shirt. You'll never sunburn your shoulders and, in a just world, large tees would be all we'd ever need wear by the bright waves. Have a fine week. Thursday "Big" Sam Williams is a trombonist — as I have mentioned in this column before, the eternal child in me prefers the term tromboner — who was a key player for many years in the legendary New Orleans group the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, as well as an ace session man tapped by superstars like Dave Matthews and Elvis Costello. For the last 15 years, however, he has toured with his superlative act Big Sam's Funky Nation, staffed by a crack team of NOLA heavies dedicated to the big horn funk gospel that makes that city an eternal beacon of greatness. You can gain access to that greatness at Humbrews tonight at 9:30 p.m. ($10). If you really want to dance your ass off like the lighthearted, mad and happy fool I used to be when I lived around the corner from Tipitina's on Tchoupitoulas Street, don't miss this one. Friday Kikagaku Moyo — whose name translates from Japanese to Geometric Patterns — is a Tokyo-based psyche band and I know what you are going to say: Japanese psyche bands are a dime a dozen these days, touring liberally since the heydays of the Boredoms and Zeni Geva. However, unlike those glorious noise-mongers, this group works more in the softer tone and arrangement arena of sound, going so far as to feature a sitar player in its string-heavy lineup. The results are like strolling through a stunning aural garden full of neon-candied bees and I really dig it. You can come find out for yourself tonight at the Miniplex at 9 p.m. ($10). Drag City Records act Wand opens. At the same time, northeast of the Mad River, there is a…
          Stone Stanley’s Mudstomp Tapes Tour Brings Blues And Americana to High Desert And Long Beach      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   
Stone Stanley is the musical creation of singer/songwriter Jason Robert. In Stone Stanley, Jason Robert explores rock, country, Americana and folk and how they are all based upon a bedrock of the blues. Calling this style Mudstomp Blues, Stone Stanley is … Continue reading
          BEING HIT BY LIGHTNING MULTIPLE TIMES AND OTHER ODD EVENTS      Cache   Translate Page   Web Page Cache   

A friend of mine told me  her father had been hit by lightning numerous times yet lived to not only tell about them but was never seriously hurt. Her Dad also had lost time experiences and a strange confrontation with a blue orb during his lifetime. He lived through all of these experiences yet refused to find anything odd about them living instead in a secure denial that his encounters were strange at all!

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The mans family knew he was having experiences other people were not having but simply could not get the man to accept his situation . He would go to great lengths to find reasons why the things happening to him were perfectly normal .

The events in his life started when he was 15 years old. He was working on a construction barge located in the Atlantic Ocean during the 1930's. He was a water boy/ laborer on a work crew that was working on a project off of Long Beach New York.

The crew would be brought out by boat to a large floating barge where they would work until the end of the day when a boat would return to bring the workmen back to the dock at Long Beach on the coast of Long Island.

One work day the boy was late finishing his routine and the boat that returned the men to shore left early. The man , then a boy, became stranded on the barge. He was alone , he was 15 years old and a bit nervous knowing they would not send another boat out to the barge until morning.

He was able to take cover in a small cabin on the barge and knew he would have to make the best of the ordeal until the next day. He found a canvas and made a sleeping area inside the small cabin to stay until morning. That is all he remembers of his night alone on the barge. He recalls it was a clear night when he locked away in the small cabin but nothing more until he was being poked by the returning work crew early the next day.

When the work crew returned they found the boy half naked wearing only his work pants. He was confused and looked rather dazed. His shirt and jacket were found on the barge with his shoes. The clothes were burned and torn. His chest was bright red and he his hair smelled really bad, like sulfur. The returning work crew questioned the boy about  what had happened to him the night before. The only thing he could tell them was that he must have been hit by lightning . He thought he recalled a large bright light while laying in the cabin however he was not sure how he lost his clothes and shoes out on the barge while laying inside the cabin. The work crew looked around the barge for signs that he may have been hit by a lightning strike but found nothing usual besides the condition of the boy.

He recalled seeing a huge white flash the night before while laying on his make shift bed in the little cabin . That was all he could remember until the next day when   the men arrived to the barge and woke him up . His back and chest hurt like a slight sun burn where he seemed to have a light rash but that seemed to go away during the day.He remained dazed for the remainder of the day and complained of a headache. The men who worked on the barge found the entire scenario with the boy odd but blamed it  his behavior  on the fact he was 15 and did not think much more about it.

The man remembers feeling sick for about two weeks after the incident. His parents   blamed it on catching cold while being on the barge at night. The boy was convinced he had been hit by lightning even if it had been a clear night without any sign of a storm that night. Without a reasonable explanation or any interest by the adults around him the boys strange night on the barge was forgotten.

My friends father simply explains this strange night as the night he was first hit by lightning. Everyone who hears the story thinks it odd to be hit while under cover to the extent his clothes were knocked off . They also realize he may have removed them once hit and that he may have been in shock. The one fact everyone agrees on is that what happened on that barge to this man when he was 15 years old remains a   mystery.

My friends father continued to have odd events occur to him with a similar event happening when he was 21 years old in 1938. He was walking home alone late one night around midnight in Jamaica, Queens , New York along a quiet dark side street on a Saturday night in the summer. He recalls it was a clear lovely summers night . He had been out on a date and was on his way home from his girlfriends house when once again he saw a huge flash of pure light come at him. He recalls the light came from nowhere in a large arrow shaped ray . It hit him directly in his chest. He was lifted in to the air and then blacked out. When he woke up he found he was laying on the ground about a block away from where he had been when the flash of light hit him.  His shirt and pants were ripped and burned to the point he was nearly naked. His shoes were nowhere to be found. He had a terrible headache and red rash circling his entire neck completely around his head. His pocket watch was missing and his hair on one side of his head around his ear looked as if it had been shaved or burned to the point of looking like a crew cut on that side of his head.

He managed to find his way home barefoot and frightened. When he finally made it to his home he was stunned to find it was after 3 in the morning. He realized he must have been knocked out and laying on the ground for about three hours.

The next day the man and his two brothers went back to see if there were signs of a lightning strike and to look for his watch and shoes. They found no signs of lightning striking the area or any of his possessions.

The family was concerned as it had been a beautiful clear night that night making a lightning strike highly unlikely. The man was insistent that was what occurred and would not consider any other possibilities. He was not burned in any way . The only complaint he had was of a terrible headache that lasted about two weeks. His mother insisted that he see the family doctor. The doctor could not find any visible sign of being hit by lightning. The doctor also told the family that anything powerful enough to carry him a block away, destroy his clothes and knock him out for three hours would have left some type of marks or burns, or more likely would have killed him.The man insisted there was nothing funny going on and he has simply once again hit by stray lightning.

The man continued having other odd experiences during his life time although most of his life seemed normal and he seemed to be a level headed normal man. He married and had a family leading a ordinary life in most all ways.  

Besides the strange lightning events the man encountered other odd happenings during his life. 

 He had a few lost time events that he would explain away as falling asleep while driving . If he was sleep driving it was an incredible feat as he would drive a few hundred miles sound asleep to find himself waking up in his car hours and miles away from his original destination. One odd event in this mans life was an encounter with what he referred to as ball lightning

This event occurred in the 1970's. The man and his wife were sitting in their backyard eating lunch at the large family wooden picnic table that sat under one of the yards big shade trees. The couple sat talking while enjoying their lunch when a ball of blue light the size of large truck tire entered the yard. At first the ball of light  hovered adjacent from the couple sitting at the picnic table on the opposite side of the yard. The couple sat in awe looking at this thing for a few seconds until it began to circle the yard.

The large orb of light circled the yard much like a ball swirls around inside of a roulette wheel. As it continued to circle the couple snapped to their senses and became frightened . The man told his wife to get under the big wooden picnic table as he felt they were too far away to make it to the house. He looked for something to defend them with and grabbed a yard shovel leaning against the tree. The man got a good grip on the shovel and steadied himself against the table ready to hack away at the light if it approached the table that now had his wife hiding underneath it.

He watched in amazement as this ball of bright neon blue light continued to circle the yard. He tried to figure out what it could be and once again came to the conclusion it was some type of odd ball lightning. The sky was crystal clear, there was not one cloud in the blue summer sky however he could not think of what else this thing could be. The ball of light began to slow its pace which gave the man hope it would soon dissipate or lose its energy and disappear.

Instead the ball slowed to a stop, hovered in the corner of the yard before changing direction to head straight at the man, his wife and that big old wooden picnic table.The man now knew something was really wrong as he never heard of lightning standing still or changing direction.

He leveled his balance to ready for a fight and held his shovel like a bat getting ready to swing as this blue ball of light hurdled towards him. He watched in horror making ready to swing as this thing aimed straight at him. He bent at the waist knowing his first swing better be a good one. The ball of light came at him and just before impact the man threw his body into the swing and hit the orb of light just before it was able to impact him . My friend's mother still under the table was shaking and crying as she watched this thing coming towards her husband. She watched him make ready and take his swing at the thing as it rushed at them . She heard the shovel make contact with the orb and heard a explosion accompanied by a large flash of blinding white blue light.

Her husband had smashed the orb of blue light as hard as he could hitting it dead center with the shovel. It exploded in a loud crack that hurt their ears. The thing broke apart into millions of blue sparks somewhat like a display of fireworks. The sparks flew all over the yard. The man pulled his wife from under the table to start a run towards the house. As they ran to the back door of their home they watched at the far end of their yard as this thing collected what looked like the tail of a comet . The pieces that were shattered all over the yard by the smack with the shovel were pulling together in what looked like a comet heading away from them and their yard

They watched as the thing took off in to the sky at an incredible speed until it was gone .

My friend talked to her father after this event and tried to convince him that something strange had been following him during his entire life with odd events and strange encounters that simply could not have been constant lightning strikes. My friends father passed away about ten years ago. My friend was never able to get her father to talk about these events without becoming upset and annoyed . The family felt it best not to press him on something he found so upsetting . The family knew something very odd was going on with their father but to this day have no idea what it could have been.

I talked about this man and his life experiences with a few people I thought may have some ideas what could have been causing his odd encounters.

One idea was that this man may have some extraordinary connection with the electricity around him or even the plasma in our universe. He may attract energy like a lightning rod. I was also asked if he was located near any electric poles or large transformers or high tension wire centers during his events? The answer was no.

Since he never seemed to suffer any obvious physical harm the idea any human could endure that many hits by lightning seemed somewhat impossible.

I questioned my friend concerning the locations of her father's events . She told me that the first one was in out in the Ocean on a barge so no wires were involved there. The other encounters were not near any type of high tension wires that she knew of.. The orb incident happened in the back of her parents home that was about 1000 feet away from the street where the normal residential utility poles are located.

I have no idea what was happening to this man. I have no clue why he had these strange things happen to him during his life. His experiences could have been caused by some type of abnormal relationship with energy . It is possible he was a rod for energy and attracted lightning. I would feel more comfortable considering that possibility if the events occurred when there was some sort of storm going on at the time they occurred. In the case of this man each event happened on beautiful clear days or nights. I understand that strange lightning can develop at any time and that he may have had a relationship to it that the rest of us do not have.

I have to admit that it has crossed my mind that this man was a victim of abduction during his life. The fact that he was never harmed by any encounter in a way people usually are during lightning strikes is odd. So is the fact he had his clothing blown off of him in the intensity of the hit. Of course the lost time involved in the man's experiences rings a loud alarm bell in my mind. I also find his lack of memory a fact that leans me towards abduction possibilities.

I know this man refused to believe any idea other than the one he came up with for his strange happenings. He really wanted to believe he was hit over and over during his life by lightning. Maybe he was. I have no idea what happened to him but do know you cannot fight lightning with a shovel or watch it hover and decide to change course to attack you!

I have to wonder how many other people out there have had similar events happen to them or a family member and go along thinking it was just a normal day with a little lightning hit along the way! How many others are out there who  are encountering the unknown with strange events and never mentioning it ?

It is obvious that many things happen out there that never are reported by people all over the world. I want to remind all of my readers to be careful out there and always pay attention to your surroundings. If you think something is wrong follow your instincts and protect yourself . You never know when it will be your day to pick up a shovel , or find a way to face off with something you find completely unknown!

Lastly I have to admit that I have lied about part of the story above but have decided to be completely honest about the strange events this man encountered. I know without question that the events I have just told you are absolutely true as the man in this story was not my friends father. The man was my father. My Dad, and he was a victim of the unknown this I know is true

♥ Copyright © 2008-2015 Chris Holly's Endless Journey with the Unknown http://endlessjrny.blogspot.com/ Email chrishollysparanormalworld@gmail.com

 

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    A friend of mine told me  her father had been hit by lightning numerous times yet lived to not only tell about them but was never seriously hurt. Her Dad also had lost time experiences and a strange confrontation with a blue orb during his lifetime. He lived through all of these experiences yet refused to find anything odd about them living instead in a secure denial that his encounters were strange at all!

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    The mans family knew he was having experiences other people were not having but simply could not get the man to accept his situation . He would go to great lengths to find reasons why the things happening to him were perfectly normal .

    The events in his life started when he was 15 years old. He was working on a construction barge located in the Atlantic Ocean during the 1930's. He was a water boy/ laborer on a work crew that was working on a project off of Long Beach New York.

    The crew would be brought out by boat to a large floating barge where they would work until the end of the day when a boat would return to bring the workmen back to the dock at Long Beach on the coast of Long Island.

    One work day the boy was late finishing his routine and the boat that returned the men to shore left early. The man , then a boy, became stranded on the barge. He was alone , he was 15 years old and a bit nervous knowing they would not send another boat out to the barge until morning.

    He was able to take cover in a small cabin on the barge and knew he would have to make the best of the ordeal until the next day. He found a canvas and made a sleeping area inside the small cabin to stay until morning. That is all he remembers of his night alone on the barge. He recalls it was a clear night when he locked away in the small cabin but nothing more until he was being poked by the returning work crew early the next day.

    When the work crew returned they found the boy half naked wearing only his work pants. He was confused and looked rather dazed. His shirt and jacket were found on the barge with his shoes. The clothes were burned and torn. His chest was bright red and he his hair smelled really bad, like sulfur. The returning work crew questioned the boy about  what had happened to him the night before. The only thing he could tell them was that he must have been hit by lightning . He thought he recalled a large bright light while laying in the cabin however he was not sure how he lost his clothes and shoes out on the barge while laying inside the cabin. The work crew looked around the barge for signs that he may have been hit by a lightning strike but found nothing usual besides the condition of the boy.

    He recalled seeing a huge white flash the night before while laying on his make shift bed in the little cabin . That was all he could remember until the next day when   the men arrived to the barge and woke him up . His back and chest hurt like a slight sun burn where he seemed to have a light rash but that seemed to go away during the day.He remained dazed for the remainder of the day and complained of a headache. The men who worked on the barge found the entire scenario with the boy odd but blamed it  his behavior  on the fact he was 15 and did not think much more about it.

    The man remembers feeling sick for about two weeks after the incident. His parents   blamed it on catching cold while being on the barge at night. The boy was convinced he had been hit by lightning even if it had been a clear night without any sign of a storm that night. Without a reasonable explanation or any interest by the adults around him the boys strange night on the barge was forgotten.

    My friends father simply explains this strange night as the night he was first hit by lightning. Everyone who hears the story thinks it odd to be hit while under cover to the extent his clothes were knocked off . They also realize he may have removed them once hit and that he may have been in shock. The one fact everyone agrees on is that what happened on that barge to this man when he was 15 years old remains a   mystery.

    My friends father continued to have odd events occur to him with a similar event happening when he was 21 years old in 1938. He was walking home alone late one night around midnight in Jamaica, Queens , New York along a quiet dark side street on a Saturday night in the summer. He recalls it was a clear lovely summers night . He had been out on a date and was on his way home from his girlfriends house when once again he saw a huge flash of pure light come at him. He recalls the light came from nowhere in a large arrow shaped ray . It hit him directly in his chest. He was lifted in to the air and then blacked out. When he woke up he found he was laying on the ground about a block away from where he had been when the flash of light hit him.  His shirt and pants were ripped and burned to the point he was nearly naked. His shoes were nowhere to be found. He had a terrible headache and red rash circling his entire neck completely around his head. His pocket watch was missing and his hair on one side of his head around his ear looked as if it had been shaved or burned to the point of looking like a crew cut on that side of his head.

    He managed to find his way home barefoot and frightened. When he finally made it to his home he was stunned to find it was after 3 in the morning. He realized he must have been knocked out and laying on the ground for about three hours.

    The next day the man and his two brothers went back to see if there were signs of a lightning strike and to look for his watch and shoes. They found no signs of lightning striking the area or any of his possessions.

    The family was concerned as it had been a beautiful clear night that night making a lightning strike highly unlikely. The man was insistent that was what occurred and would not consider any other possibilities. He was not burned in any way . The only complaint he had was of a terrible headache that lasted about two weeks. His mother insisted that he see the family doctor. The doctor could not find any visible sign of being hit by lightning. The doctor also told the family that anything powerful enough to carry him a block away, destroy his clothes and knock him out for three hours would have left some type of marks or burns, or more likely would have killed him.The man insisted there was nothing funny going on and he has simply once again hit by stray lightning.

    The man continued having other odd experiences during his life time although most of his life seemed normal and he seemed to be a level headed normal man. He married and had a family leading a ordinary life in most all ways.  

    Besides the strange lightning events the man encountered other odd happenings during his life. 

     He had a few lost time events that he would explain away as falling asleep while driving . If he was sleep driving it was an incredible feat as he would drive a few hundred miles sound asleep to find himself waking up in his car hours and miles away from his original destination. One odd event in this mans life was an encounter with what he referred to as ball lightning

    This event occurred in the 1970's. The man and his wife were sitting in their backyard eating lunch at the large family wooden picnic table that sat under one of the yards big shade trees. The couple sat talking while enjoying their lunch when a ball of blue light the size of large truck tire entered the yard. At first the ball of light  hovered adjacent from the couple sitting at the picnic table on the opposite side of the yard. The couple sat in awe looking at this thing for a few seconds until it began to circle the yard.

    The large orb of light circled the yard much like a ball swirls around inside of a roulette wheel. As it continued to circle the couple snapped to their senses and became frightened . The man told his wife to get under the big wooden picnic table as he felt they were too far away to make it to the house. He looked for something to defend them with and grabbed a yard shovel leaning against the tree. The man got a good grip on the shovel and steadied himself against the table ready to hack away at the light if it approached the table that now had his wife hiding underneath it.

    He watched in amazement as this ball of bright neon blue light continued to circle the yard. He tried to figure out what it could be and once again came to the conclusion it was some type of odd ball lightning. The sky was crystal clear, there was not one cloud in the blue summer sky however he could not think of what else this thing could be. The ball of light began to slow its pace which gave the man hope it would soon dissipate or lose its energy and disappear.

    Instead the ball slowed to a stop, hovered in the corner of the yard before changing direction to head straight at the man, his wife and that big old wooden picnic table.The man now knew something was really wrong as he never heard of lightning standing still or changing direction.

    He leveled his balance to ready for a fight and held his shovel like a bat getting ready to swing as this blue ball of light hurdled towards him. He watched in horror making ready to swing as this thing aimed straight at him. He bent at the waist knowing his first swing better be a good one. The ball of light came at him and just before impact the man threw his body into the swing and hit the orb of light just before it was able to impact him . My friend's mother still under the table was shaking and crying as she watched this thing coming towards her husband. She watched him make ready and take his swing at the thing as it rushed at them . She heard the shovel make contact with the orb and heard a explosion accompanied by a large flash of blinding white blue light.

    Her husband had smashed the orb of blue light as hard as he could hitting it dead center with the shovel. It exploded in a loud crack that hurt their ears. The thing broke apart into millions of blue sparks somewhat like a display of fireworks. The sparks flew all over the yard. The man pulled his wife from under the table to start a run towards the house. As they ran to the back door of their home they watched at the far end of their yard as this thing collected what looked like the tail of a comet . The pieces that were shattered all over the yard by the smack with the shovel were pulling together in what looked like a comet heading away from them and their yard

    They watched as the thing took off in to the sky at an incredible speed until it was gone .

    My friend talked to her father after this event and tried to convince him that something strange had been following him during his entire life with odd events and strange encounters that simply could not have been constant lightning strikes. My friends father passed away about ten years ago. My friend was never able to get her father to talk about these events without becoming upset and annoyed . The family felt it best not to press him on something he found so upsetting . The family knew something very odd was going on with their father but to this day have no idea what it could have been.

    I talked about this man and his life experiences with a few people I thought may have some ideas what could have been causing his odd encounters.

    One idea was that this man may have some extraordinary connection with the electricity around him or even the plasma in our universe. He may attract energy like a lightning rod. I was also asked if he was located near any electric poles or large transformers or high tension wire centers during his events? The answer was no.

    Since he never seemed to suffer any obvious physical harm the idea any human could endure that many hits by lightning seemed somewhat impossible.

    I questioned my friend concerning the locations of her father's events . She told me that the first one was in out in the Ocean on a barge so no wires were involved there. The other encounters were not near any type of high tension wires that she knew of.. The orb incident happened in the back of her parents home that was about 1000 feet away from the street where the normal residential utility poles are located.

    I have no idea what was happening to this man. I have no clue why he had these strange things happen to him during his life. His experiences could have been caused by some type of abnormal relationship with energy . It is possible he was a rod for energy and attracted lightning. I would feel more comfortable considering that possibility if the events occurred when there was some sort of storm going on at the time they occurred. In the case of this man each event happened on beautiful clear days or nights. I understand that strange lightning can develop at any time and that he may have had a relationship to it that the rest of us do not have.

    I have to admit that it has crossed my mind that this man was a victim of abduction during his life. The fact that he was never harmed by any encounter in a way people usually are during lightning strikes is odd. So is the fact he had his clothing blown off of him in the intensity of the hit. Of course the lost time involved in the man's experiences rings a loud alarm bell in my mind. I also find his lack of memory a fact that leans me towards abduction possibilities.

    I know this man refused to believe any idea other than the one he came up with for his strange happenings. He really wanted to believe he was hit over and over during his life by lightning. Maybe he was. I have no idea what happened to him but do know you cannot fight lightning with a shovel or watch it hover and decide to change course to attack you!

    I have to wonder how many other people out there have had similar events happen to them or a family member and go along thinking it was just a normal day with a little lightning hit along the way! How many others are out there who  are encountering the unknown with strange events and never mentioning it ?

    It is obvious that many things happen out there that never are reported by people all over the world. I want to remind all of my readers to be careful out there and always pay attention to your surroundings. If you think something is wrong follow your instincts and protect yourself . You never know when it will be your day to pick up a shovel , or find a way to face off with something you find completely unknown!

    Lastly I have to admit that I have lied about part of the story above but have decided to be completely honest about the strange events this man encountered. I know without question that the events I have just told you are absolutely true as the man in this story was not my friends father. The man was my father. My Dad, and he was a victim of the unknown this I know is true

    ♥ Copyright © 2008-2015 Chris Holly's Endless Journey with the Unknown http://endlessjrny.blogspot.com/ Email chrishollysparanormalworld@gmail.com

     

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    Starting in 1950 when he first became a lifeguard in Long Beach, California as a 16-year-old and later being appointed as the city's Chief Lifeguard in 1974 and the Long Beach Marine Bureau manager retiring in 1995, Dick Miller has been around the ocean all his life.

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    Michael Petrilli recently wrote an essay titled “Where Education Reform Goes From Here,” which garnered responses from Sandy Kress and Peter Cunningham, among others. These pieces include much that’s worthy of support, emphasis, and further discussion, as well as a few areas of disagreement.

    Based on their collective comments, I think there is a good chance for reconciliation and a working consensus between “reformers” and those of us who have had major problems with reform policies, implementation, and assumptions. There seems to be a common emphasis on the following approaches to improving student and school performance: 

    • The centrality of curriculum and instruction
    • High-quality materials
    • Building the processes schools and districts (or CMO’s) use for school improvement, such as improving the capacity at each school for continuous growth
    • Attracting higher caliber teachers, improved induction, career ladders, and leadership, and a continued attention to improving performance for all
    • Alternate pathways for high school graduation, including career and technical education
    • Increased funding
    • Striking a balance between school and local control and district and state expectations and support
    • Avoiding the harsher anti-public-school and anti-teacher rhetoric
    • Looking to both traditional public schools and charter schools for models of high performance

    These ideas also drove our efforts in California—where I live and once headed up the state education agency—to improve performance.

    Mike’s, Peter’s, and Sandy’s willingness to be honest about problems with the reform movement and their sincere attempt to find common ground is to be commended. Both charters and traditional public schools need to improve, and there is a growing agreement on what that takes.

    Mike writes that preparing students for democracy should be one of the purposes driving any improvement effort. There is a growing interest in civics and civic engagement in the country, and excellent exemplars now exist among charters (Democracy Prep, for example) and traditional public schools.

    My only caveat is to add one more important purpose of education: the classic goal of a liberal education to help enrich each student’s life so they can reach their individual potential and develop character and a high moral stance. Mike mentions in passing literature, history, and the humanities as helping to find out how the world works, and he makes a glancing reference to character development in the service of citizenship. Yet I think this goal of broadening individual perspectives to lead a more fulfilling life should be explicitly expressed. (For a discussion of this point, see my essay titled “The Big Picture: The Three Goals of Public Education.”)

    Mike also deserves kudos for promoting rigorous career and technical education as a pathway for students not bound for a four-year college. For a school, district, or state, the preparation-for-work goal should be to maximize the number of students prepared for a four-year college (or a pathway on which they transfer to one from a two-year school), and to prepare all others for a specific vocation. Presently, the country is preparing about 40 percent for four-year colleges. Even if we increase that to 50 percent (a formidable goal), that still leaves a large number of students not served. Most current policy at state and district levels basically ignores these students and assumes almost all can and should be prepared for a four-year college.

    I do agree with those who are wary of an early placement test because of the danger of a premature choice, as we should give some students the chance to change perspectives in later grades. As one alternative, schools in the San Diego Unified School District have a Linked Learning college program that’s combined with a career path in which students who follow the latter early on are able to shift to the four-year-college track at a later time.

    Many of Mike’s comments on literacy are also spot-on, including the importance of early foundation skills, and then content and vocabulary, as the major drivers of improving comprehension, as opposed to an over-emphasis on “comprehension skills.” One of the major deficiencies of annual statewide literacy tests is the lack of connection to content and the resulting default to comprehension strategies. Louisiana, for example, is attempting to correct this situation.

    From our perspective, too many reformers are still too wedded to a strict accountability model based on a faulty theory of change. The initial reform paradigm was a simple structural leverage approach: Define student performance standards (mainly for accountability purposes, not to inform instructional improvement), assess whether the standards were being met, publicize those outcomes, provide consequences for results (bad and good), get out of the way of individual schools, and let pressure from harsh consequences and competition, especially from charters and parents, force improvement.

    This strategy proved to be flawed in several respects and thus didn’t produce the hoped-for results.

    First, highly simplistic is the assumption that individual schools, if given freedom from district control and spurred by competition and consequences, would figure out how to improve on their own, and it proved false for most schools. Many reformers now realize that the missing ingredient in that paradigm was direct attention to and support for the nuts and bolts of school improvement: curriculum, instructional materials, professional development, team building, principal and teacher leadership, effective district (or CMO) assistance, and help with getting these elements to cohere, as well as proper funding for those efforts. (Peter Cunningham’s response to Mike’s essay therefore deserves praise for asserting the importance of funding if improvement is to occur.) By comparison, the indirect method of attempting to improve performance by standards, primarily test-based assessments, and consequential accountability turned out to be a much weaker way to influence school performance, and it produced considerable collateral damage.

    Another erroneous assumption underlying this simple reform paradigm was that educators would not improve unless compelled or pressured by fear of consequences or competition. Actually, most educators want to improve, but many did not know how, did not receive proper support, or were subject to leaders who were motivated by a test-and-punish philosophy relying on fear instead of the more engaging build-and-support approach. Appealing to teachers as professionals and engaging them in the work of improvement produces results; pressuring them often backfires. Deming and Drucker still apply.

    Yet many reformers want to retain or strengthen accountability with consequences and embed the more direct approach in high-stakes accountability. The two strategies conflict because they stem from two radically different theories of how to encourage professionals to improve. More often than not, pressure and competition detract from high performance. High-stakes testing encourages schools or districts to become too fixated on test results and test items, to the detriment of deep learning and learning progressions. Campbell’s law is relevant; consequential accountability encourages educators to game the system, outright cheat, or become detached from the commitment to deeper learning and long-term continuous improvement by concentrating on short-term test results. Some reformers retort that teaching to the test and test prep are fine if complex skills are tested. But the tests don’t meet that standard. Dan Koretz’s The Testing Charade and Jim Popham’s work exemplify the problems with focusing on standardized test results, which are not of a fine enough grain size to help instruction.

    As an example, tests don’t reflect the emerging idea of the importance of learning progressions, such as the development of proportional thinking in mathematics. These should be driving curriculum, instruction, classroom student assessment, and personalization. (See the recently released and excellent “Illustrative Mathematics” for a free curriculum based on learning progressions that was developed by Bill McCallum—one of the authors of Common Core Math—and his team for math in grades six through eight, and which received a top rating from EdReports.) Many reformers have advocated for more personalized, adaptive instruction. One impediment was the U.S. Department of Education’s original refusal to allow the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium to develop an adaptive test on broader strands across grades so students could adjust to higher or lower positions on these broader learning progressions. They insisted that the tests be limited to the standards of a particular grade.

    Annual test results are a useful warning light and offer useful information about subgroups, but a whole array of formative evaluations, the use of instructional tasks as assessments, and teacher and student judgments are necessary to focus on what is needed to improve student performance. All too often, annual assessments drive instruction in superficial and shallow ways, instead of being one tool in the service of deeper learning. Many charters and traditional public schools, which live and die by annual test results, have become test-prep machines, narrowing the curriculum and harming student’s future performance. Also problematic is the tendency for some charter schools to trumpet bogus results by such ploys as not backfilling open slots over time and creating a rarified cohort. Competition and fear of consequences have similarly infected many traditional public schools with the same disease, including outright cheating or fiddling with who takes the test.

    Finally, radical decentralization did not produce the results as advertised. The theory was based in part on the idea that districts were a main part of the problem of low performance. Districts were consumed by politics, stakeholder resistance, and/or bureaucratic inefficiencies, and were thought to be ineffective because they were top-down compliance oriented, or incapable of or not interested in improving results, but rather in protecting turf. They couldn’t or wouldn’t change. Decentralizing to individual schools, preferably charters, however, did not solve the problem of district effectiveness or individual schools and teachers needing support. Districts (or the central support structure in CMO’s) turn out to be crucial players in improving schools. Instead of end-running them, efforts should be made to improve their performance, and should be modeled after what our best districts have done. Contrary to the argument that districts were incapable of change, there is a growing number of districts in this country that have significantly improved their ability to support school improvement

    Districts in California—such as Long Beach (which only has a handful of charters), Garden Grove, Elk Grove, and Sanger—as well as comparable districts across the rest of the country, were able to engender school-site improvement by reorienting their management philosophy. They made the difficult shift from compliance orientation to support and engagement, but still insisted on high expectations—which, if not met, initiated discussions on how to improve. They placed solid curricula and effective classroom instruction at the center of improvement efforts and built supportive structures and processes to facilitate instructional improvement with impressive results. That strategy should guide improvement policies. Instead of giving up on districts, we should agree on and support approaches and polices geared to help the laggards improve. 

    Bravo also to Mike’s suggestion that teacher quality and teaching are not the only determinants of high student performance. Curricula, good materials, support processes, money, and community efforts are all also crucial. While reformers are now stressing the importance of curriculum and instruction, they and many traditional school leaders have not thought deeply enough about the complex school processes necessary to improve classroom instruction. Mike alludes to “professional development,” but an effective improvement strategy is much more complex than that. Educators and policymakers need to concentrate on how to develop coherence among coaching, professional development, team building, use of instructional materials, a broad array of classroom formative assessment techniques, teacher and principal leadership, support for struggling students, and what districts must do to support those efforts.

    It is also gratifying to see many pro-public-school reformers become sensitive to and willing to oppose privatization forces high-jacking their rhetoric to replace or drastically cut funding for public schools, or to squelch teacher unions, as has happened in many Republican-led states and at the national level. Most reformers now resist the canard that the choice is between reformers’ policies favoring students or the status quo favoring adult and union interests. Both pro-public-education reformers and the anti-reform camp want to improve the quality of our schools; the debate is over which policies or strategies will best accomplish that goal. 

    Many of us also agree with reformers’ proposals to concentrate more on the front end of the teacher pipeline. Welcome are suggestions to increase the quality of new teachers by strengthening teacher preparation programs, in part via higher admissions standards, and by lengthening the initial time for granting tenure, with streamlined due process protections as part of career-ladder progressions.

    For existing teachers, many reformers have criticized the almost exclusive reform emphasis on firing the worst teachers by test-based and intricate principal evaluations. The effort was ruined by the use of faulty assessments and processes, and the policy itself detracted from more positive efforts to raise the performance of all staff. Moreover, concentrating on the worst often neglected supporting the best through such approaches as embedding the most effective teachers in a learning community and expanding their influence

    Rewarding excellent teachers with more cash has not worked and has caused collateral damage by lowering morale and jeopardizing team building. There is a simple way out of this: Pay the best teachers more, but also have them take on additional supportive roles. Career ladders and teacher-leadership positions need to become much more prevalent, as some reformers have argued. Convincing a top teacher to stay in the profession improves student and school performance much more than firing a laggard.

    That’s not to say that the worst teachers should not be fired or counseled out. There are some excellent examples of effective teacher evaluation strategies, such as those in California’s San Jose and San Juan public school districts, where teachers have helped design and implement the programs. When there is teacher buy-in and evaluation is embedded in a comprehensive school improvement effort that includes the participation of teacher leaders at the school, the rates of dismissal or resignations of the weaker teachers is actually higher. Incompetent teachers can’t hide in group efforts; those who can improve do so, and the many who can’t just resign. Conversely, having principals spend an inordinate amount of time and paperwork conducting multiple classroom visits of every teacher for the purpose of formal evaluation severely hampers their more productive role of organizing their schools. Even the best teachers are willing to accept improvement advice as part of a collaborative improvement effort; but they tend to shut down, narrow their teaching, or resist when it is part of a formal evaluation process, especially from someone whom they don’t believe is more skilled than they are.

    There are many more issues which could be discussed, but I hope that this commentary helps illuminate areas of agreement, areas needing further discussion, and areas that are still in dispute.

    Bill Honig has been a practicing educator for more than forty-five years. He has taught in the inner-city schools of San Francisco, served as a local superintendent in Marin County, and was appointed to the State Board of Education by California governor Jerry Brown during his first term. In 1983, Honig was elected California state superintendent of public instruction, a position he held for ten years. In 1995, he founded the Consortium on Reaching Excellence. And he recently served as Vice-Chair of the California Instructional Quality Commission.

    The views expressed herein represent the opinions of the author and not necessarily the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. 


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