Daily Archives: November 3, 2015

The Nature of the Beast

Louise Penny. The Nature of the Beast. New York: Minotaur Books, 2015. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Retirement offers no rest or refuge for Louise Penny’s protagonist, Armand Gamache, the former Chief Inspector or Quebec’s Surete. After a nine-year-old boy dies in an apparent biking accident in the forest near […]


Dear Oakland Community, This month we will focus on the powerful word: CITIZENSHIP Citizenship is more than being a member of a community. It’s a powerful word that reflects how we behave towards our community as well as how we respond to it when it’s in need. Whether we are […]