O’Donnell: History Matters–The Battles of Lexington and Concord

This week marks the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Two hundred and forty-four years ago, farmers, tradesmen, laborers, and mariners–Americans of all stripes–came to together to defend themselves against the most professional army in the world.

Stand Your Ground by Don Troiana

Pokémon Go Leads Players to Registered Sex Offenders

A new report has revealed that Pokémon Go has not yet implemented an algorithm to prevent mostly young players of the popular app from roaming into areas where there are registered sex offenders.

AP Photo/Richard Vogel

Drought: Giant Water Park Re-Opens, Claims to Conserve Water

On Saturday, in spite of a crushing California drought, the Waterworld water park in Concord opened for its 20th season, fending off criticism of its water use by citing a new machine called The Defender, which is a regenerative media filter. The Defender will recycle the pool water in the park so that the park will use no more than the one million gallons with which it starts the season, officials claim.

Waterworld (Brian Shamblen / Flickr / CC)