Month: December 2018

Why Mr. Bill Writes

William Sawyers, a self-published author of children’s books is also known as Mr. Bill, a custodian at Holbrook Elementary.   Mr. Bill has published four books in the past 12 years.…

Tisa Talks

Scheible Says… by Jim Scheible, Executive Director, Clayton Valley Charter  Leaving his previous job in the East Bay to teach at Clayton Valley Charter High School, was no easy task…

Easy Holiday Gift Clips

Frugelegance by Carol and Randi, the Frugirls ‘Tis the season for shopping, holiday cards, and lots of gift wrapping. We have created some unique gift tags that we like to…

Green Brook

MOVIE REVIEW by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media 4/5 stars Inspired by a true story, “GREEN BOOK” takes place in 1962 and follows Tony “Lip” Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen), a white, Italian…

Bloodhorn by Graham Spence

BOOK ENDS by Jill Hedgecock, Program Coordinator Mount Diablo California Writer’s Club jillhedgecock.com Blog: http://writersotj.wordpress.com In “Bloodhorn” (2017, CIPP, 304 pages, $10.00) by Graham Spence, main character, Chris Stone, is a war…