There are fevered rumors that Los Angeles County Probation Chief Donald Blevins is on his way out. WitnessLA was first to report yesterday that “multiple sources inside and close to the LA County Board of Supervisors’ offices” say Blevins was dismissed last week.
Truman Capote’s brutal, moody, intense “In Cold Blood” is a seminal work in the nonfiction novel genre. It details the murders of the Clutter family at the hands of two petty criminals, Dick Hickock and Perry Smith, and the two men’s subsequent execution. It appears on college and high-school reading lists all across the U.S, but it might just be off the table at Glendale High School.
Greenpeace has been around for forty years now. We tend to think of it as an organization that partners with other environmental groups and lobbies the United Nations to bring about policy change. But there's been a shift in their strategy of late.