We knew this was going to happen. With Sen. Hillary Clinton’s double-digit victory in Pennsylvania Tuesday, there is now no conceivable way that the Democratic nomination is going to be wrapped up before the Democratic National Convention in Denver in late August.
Involved Career Is Far From Ho-Hum
Tenor Robert Petillo’s Busy Schedule Keeps F.C. Resident Singing Happy Tune Fifty-two-year-old Robert Petillo has performed operas, arias, passions, choral pieces and just about any other vocal musical arrangement you can think of. In fact, virtually any local concert featuring classical music or musicians likely has Robert Petillo’s name attached […]
Falls Church Hires New Principal
Students and faculty at Falls Church High School have a new principal, after the school announced the hiring of Cathy Benner. Benner, formerly of Centreville High School replaces Janice Lloyd, who retired in November of 2007, as the new permanent principal as of May 1, 2008.
Nicholas F. Benton: Obama is Better For
What, exactly, is so wrong with Sen. Barack Obama suggesting that struggling, working-class families are susceptible to bitterness?
Paul Krugman: Grains Gone Wild
What’s behind the world food crisis?
Press Pass: Avril Lavigne
This blond Canadian might have a stage full of instruments dripping shades of cotton candy — including a sparkly pink drum kit and similarly pink piano — but don’t expect to see another Britney or Christina walk onto the checkered stage of Avril Lavigne’s Best Damn Tour.
Press Pass: Matthew Ryan
Ladies and gentlemen! Children of all ages … Let’s get ready to rummmbbbllleee!
The Peak Oil Crisis: Catenaries and Pantographs
As the availability of liquid fuels dwindles, those supplies that remain will be increasingly allocated to uses for which there are no readily available substitutes — such as powering aircraft and ships. Electric power for land vehicles appears to be the most realistic option for the present. Cellulosic biofuels may […]
The Peak Oil Crisis: The Future Of Our Cars
Within the next ten years the size, shape, efficiency, fuel and numbers of private automobiles is going to undergo a radical change. The nine million barrells of gasoline we currently use in the U.S. each day simply will not be available in the quantities desired at any price. If a […]
F.C. Council to Vote on 6 Initial OKs for City Center
Huge Package Of Legislation Comes Monday A sweeping package of six ordinances and resolutions encompassing all the necessary components for the launch of the long-awaited new Falls Church City Center will come to the City Council for a round of preliminary votes this Monday.