By Angelo Falcone Journalism Guild Writer The month of August is the fifth of seven months with 31 days. A full moon is expected on Saturday, Aug. 29. For Christians, the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary occurs on Saturday, Aug. 15. The World Almanac reports August is Black Business Month, Happiness Happens Month, National Immunization Awareness Month and National Toddler Month. The two astrological signs in August are Leo, the sign of the Lion (July 23 to Aug. 22), and Virgo, the sign of the Virgin (Aug. 23 to … [Read more...] about Hot August Nights and the Hottest People We Can’t Forget
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By Angelo Falcone Journalism Guild Writer The month of July is the fourth of seven months with 31 days. A full moon is expected on Thursday, July 2, and again on Friday, July 31. On Saturday, July 4, the United States celebrates its independence . According to the World Almanac, July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month, National Hot Dog Month and Women’s Motorcycle Month. There are two astrological signs in July: Cancer, the sign of the Crab (June 22 to July 22) and Leo, the sign of the Lion (July 23 to August 22). The birthstone for the … [Read more...] about Prisoners Reminiscence About Fourth of July
By Angelo Falcone Journalism Guild Writer The month of June is the second of four months with 30 days. This year, June has five Mondays and five Tuesdays. Moreover, June holds some interesting observances and celebrations. Flag Day is on Sunday, June 14, and both Father’s Day and the first day of summer occur on Sunday, June 21. The first day of summer is also recognized as the June or Summer Solstice. According to the World Almanac, June is National Candy Month, Potty Training Awareness Month, National Safety Month and LGBT (Lesbian, … [Read more...] about How Prisoners View the Men in Their Lives
By Angelo Falcone Journalism Guild Writer The month of May is one of seven months with 31 days. This year, May will have five Fridays, five Saturdays, and five Sundays. May holds some interesting and exciting events and observances. The boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather was on May 2, Cinco de Mayo on May 5, Mother’s Day on May 10, the Ascension of the Lord on May 14, the Day of Pentecost and St. Mary is May 24, and Memorial Day is on May 25. According to the World Almanac, May is Clean Air Month, Get Caught … [Read more...] about What Do Prisoners Know About Cinco de Mayo?
In honor of Mother’s Day, Asked on the Line went in search of how mainliners feel about mom. Men were asked what they liked most about their mothers or to express what their mothers mean to them. Lenny Rideout: The one thing I like the most about my mom is the way she nourished her kids all by herself, her hustle and bustle to provide for her family without my dad being there. Eddie Herena: The one thing I love most about my mom is her compassion. Somdeng Danny Thongsy: The best thing I love about my mom, the only words that can … [Read more...] about Prisoners Expresses Gratitude on Mother’s Day
By Angelo Falcone Journalism Guild Writer April is the first of four months with only 30 days. April Fools’ Day is the first day of the month. Mid-month on April 15, income tax returns are due. Officially, April 22 is Administrative Assistants Day — little noted except by administrators and their employees. For the Christian community, April holds significant celebrations. On Thursday, April 2, it is Holy Thursday, on Friday, April 3, it is Good Friday, on Saturday, April 4, it is Holy Saturday, and on Sunday, April 5, it is Easter … [Read more...] about What Was Your Favorite Easter Moment Like?
By Angelo Falcone Journalism Guild Writer Almost 600 inmates eagerly lined up for the fundraiser food sale put on by the members of the San Quentin TRUST (Teaching Responsibility Utilizing Sociological Training). For the first time in nearly a year and a half Project WHAT! and TRUST are designed to help inmates prepare for reentering society upon release. The option to purchase a 10-piece bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken, an extra-large pizza, freshly baked cookies, and assorted other treats was back on the table for the first time in … [Read more...] about TRUST Food Sale Satisfies Inmates’ Taste Buds