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What ‘Topia’ Are We Working For?

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What ‘Topia’ Are We Working For? ~ Samantha Lewis The YA world (and even over 50% of the adult one), will let you know that dystopian movies are awesome. Books that have come to the screen, from ‘The Hunger Games’ to the recently released smash hit ‘The Maze Runner’, talk all about the horrors and […]

SanFran’s Cinderella Man

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SanFran’s Cinderella Man ~ Amy Lignor There is still a long road to walk…well, seven BIG steps at the most, if you want to narrow it down. The Royals could just be in that Cinderella season that harkens back to the 1980’s – the last decade they showed their faces on the diamond during the […]

Land to Table: Texas-Grown Olive Oils

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  Land to Table: Texas-Grown Olive Oils Brought to you by the Henry Family Growing olives in the Lone Star State is all about climate. “Even today people tell us that we can’t grow olives in Texas, but they are basing their opinions on a lot of antiquated information,” says Jim Henry of Texas Olive […]

SJCPLS | November 2014 Calendar Of Events

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SJCPLS | NOVEMBER 2014 CALENDAR OF EVENTS   *Please note – All Libraries will be closed on the following dates: Tuesday, November 11th               Veteran’s Day Wednesday, November 26th        Libraries close @ 6pm Thursday, November 27th             Thanksgiving Holiday Friday, November 28th                   Thanksgiving Holiday Saturday, November 29th             Thanksgiving Holiday   ANASTASIA ISLAND Storytimes @ Anastasia Island Library […]

This Week In St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra

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October 20, 2014 October 1 – 31 Shop Pink – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the St. Augustine Outlets will sell $2 Shop Pink and Save cards offering discounts of up to 30% at participating merchants. All proceeds from the sale of cards will go to local charitable women’s organizations. 500 Outlet […]

Gina the Dreamer

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Gina Prince-Bythewood The “Beyond the Lights” Interview with Kam Williams Gina the Dreamer   Born on June 10, 1969, Gina Maria Prince-Bythewood studied film at UCLA before beginning her career as a writer for the TV sitcom, “A Different World.” In 2000, she made a noteworthy directorial debut with the critically-acclaimed Love & Basketball, which […]

There’s Silver Out There

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  There’s Silver Out There Fall Fishermen Score in the Tidewaters with Kings and Tarpon by Capt. Ted Lund   Fall months along the Southeast US translate into some of the best fishing of the year for coastal anglers from South Carolina and Georgia down to South Florida. This is a great time of year […]

"Ruling Flies In The Face Of Our Democratic Values"

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  STATEMENT FROM NORTHERN PLAINS ON WTO DECISION AGAINST COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING “The ruling against COOL (Country of Origin Labeling) by the WTO today flies in the face of our democratic values,” said Steve Charter, Chair of Northern Plains Resource Council and a Bull Mountain rancher. “Someone not even in this country is allowed […]

"E.T." Inspired Adventure Arrives on DVD

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Earth to Echo DVD Review by Kam Williams “E.T.” Inspired Adventure Arrives on DVD   Most people know E.T. revolves around several kids who befriend an alien stranded on Earth and eager to return home before ill-intentioned adults can do him any harm. That coming-of-age classic landed four Academy Awards back in 1983, and was […]

Zach Braff DVD Features Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy

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Wish I Was Here DVD Review by Kam Williams Zach Braff DVD Features Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy     As an actor, Zach Braff is most closely associated with the character J.D. from Scrubs, the Emmy-winning sitcom which enjoyed a nine-year run on network television from 2001 to 2010. As a director, he’s best known […]