Category Archives: News

Boeing Employes Just Doing Their Job

“Would you put your family on a Max simulator trained aircraft? I wouldn’t,” one employee said to a colleague in another exchange. “No,” the colleague responded.” — New York Times This behavior is the height of selfishness. They wouldn’t risk … Continue reading

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On the Hunt for National Treasures With America’s Archive Detective via Atlas Obscura

An amazingly interesting article on the lost treasures of the National Archives and the hunt to return them. — Douglas     Mitch Yockelson knows what’s missing by heart. There’s an arsenal of diamond-encrusted daggers, swords, and scabbards gifted to Harry … Continue reading

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Event: California Native Plant Sale – Oct 22 & 23, 2016 – 10am-3pm

Click for larger images NATIVE PLANT SALE OCTOBER 22 & 23, 10AM TO 3:00PM Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino (near Hayvenhurst) MEMBER PRE-SALE AT 9:30am-10am Saturday only ALL CNPS MEMBERS GET 10% OFF PLANTS & BOOKS* With over … Continue reading

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Event: A Bintel Brief – A New Musical by Ken LaZebnik and Leslie Steinweiss – Sunday, July 10, 2016 @ 3 pm

Continuing his post-high school theater work, our son, Joseph Welch, will be appearing in this staged reading of our friend’s latest play, The Bintel Brief. “100 years ago, Jewish immigrants to America sent letters to The Daily Forward’s column “A … Continue reading

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Takata Air Bag Crisis Hits Our Home [News]

The long-running and widely reported problems with Takata air bags in a variety of Japanese vehicles has be on-going for a long time now and as owners of 2 Honda vehicles, we have been dealing with it for over a … Continue reading

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California Wildfire Information 2016 – A collection of resources for the 2016 fire season and beyond

(All links confirmed as working – June 23, 2016) As is common, we are in a drought again, here in California, and this makes the occurrence of wildfire more likely and also increases the damage that wildfires can do in … Continue reading

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Join us for Arduino NIght at Hackerspace LA! – Wed, June 8, 2016

I’ll be at this upcoming Hackerspace LA meetup showing off what I’ve learned about Arduino in the last few months. Join me for demos and discussion. Bring your own projects to share! Join this free meetup as we learn about … Continue reading

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500 YouTube Subscribers! Thank You All!

500 Subscribers on YouTube! Woohoo! Thanks to all those people who like what I do enough to take the time to subscriber and watch. It is greatly appreciated!   Watch my latest YouTube videos in this playlist Related Posts: Douglas … Continue reading

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New Technology Project — chime in on the topic!

Thinking on a new project for the New Year…   What is your biggest problem/issue/success with technology? What do you wish technology could help you accomplish? How could technology make life easier for you and yours? What small/large task would you … Continue reading

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Free Sandbags from the City of Los Angeles at Local Fire Stations

The rains are coming…or so they say. I was a little worried that I had missed the window to get some sandbags from the local First Station and install them since it did rain here a bit over night. A … Continue reading

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Where to find Douglas E. Welch Online!

You can find my content on all your favorite social media sites. You can see everything I create of just the content you are specifically interested in, like gardening, using the links below.   All my interests and personal information … Continue reading

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My Work 1: Acting Archivist for The John Braheny Archive on the Craft and Business of Songwriting

Due to the wide and differing nature of the work I do, I am often asked by friends and acquaintances, “What are you doing now?” This blog series will keep you informed and up-date-date on some of my bigger projects, … Continue reading

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California Wildfire Information 2015 – A collection of resources for the 2015 fire season and beyond

(All links confirmed as working – September 14, 2015) As is common, we are in a drought again, here in California, and this makes the occurrence of wildfire more likely and also increases the damage that wildfires can do in … Continue reading

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Fire on Calvert at Kester – September 10, 2015, Van Nuys,CA [2 Videos]

Large fire here in Van Nuys, California overnight. I rarely, if ever, take anything approaching news footage, but these videos were requested by ABC7 Los Angeles for possible inclusion in the morning news on September 10, 2015 Related Posts: Fire … Continue reading

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New Media Interchange 17: Technology & Leadership Changes at YouTube [Audio Podcast]

New Media interchange, my new show with 3rd Pass Media, is now available on iTunes.    Please subscribe, review and rate via iTunes  New Media Interchange is a podcast spotlighting various developments in New Media & focusing on the media world … Continue reading

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