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Ring Security Camera Catches Another Package Thief in Jacksonville, FL(0)

December 11, 2018

It’s becoming more and more common that police are turning to residents to see if they have any footage of crimes as they’re reported. As more residents across the US install their own security cameras it’s taking a bite out of crime while evidence is easier to obtain. A suspect was taking packages during the […]

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Will Jacksonville Ever Meet the Challenge of Mass Transit?

“To be the Northeast Florida leader in providing effective, coordinated and integrated multimodal transportation solutions.” Mission Statement, JTA I had a great job when I lived out west in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Traveling between Denver, my home base, and San Diego and San Francisco wasn’t a hardship, that’s for sure. I was single with […]

Shifting Attitudes to Save Our School System

More dollars won’t do it. Taking tenure away from teachers (or even giving it back) won’t do it. Adding another layer of testing certainly won’t do it. The key to turning poor student achievement around rests on one word: Attitude. Specifically, parental attitudes toward education. There is a wholesale lack of respect for education in […]

All Gave Some, Some Gave All…

Several years ago I was asked to speak to a group of teenagers at a local middle school on the topic of living an ethical life. As I faced the class that day, filled with 30 teenagers who had no interest in why I was there or what I had to say, I realized that […]


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