February 20, 2018

WSJ: FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will say tomorrow that he’s stepping down

Merely a day after FCC commissioner Robert McDowell announced his resignation, it appears that chairman Julius Genachowski is going to do likewise. Citing an unnamed FCC official and industry official, The Wall Street Journal reports Genachowski is expected to leave -- presumably as his term ends on June 30th. Granted, the departure isn't a shock … [Read more...]

Pat Bell on why he’s leaving politics

  Outgoing B-C Jobs Minister Pat Bell says he feels just fine, but a heart aneurysm is spelling the end of his political career. Bell says the aneurysm was detected last fall, and he may eventually need surgery...he says it appears to be genetic rather than stress-related. He says, "stress isn't kind of a factor in terms of the artery or the … [Read more...]

Nick Stahl E-Mails That He’s OK

After being missing for nearly two weeks, "Terminator 3" and "Carnivale" actor Nick Stahl is back on the grid. People reports that Stahl sent a group email to friends on Friday to tell them he has checked into drug rehab and is spending 30 days in treatment. Oddly he did not include his wife, Rose Stahl, as a recipient though she was the one who … [Read more...]

Lawyer wondering if he’s wasting his time

As the Coroner's Inquest examining the deadly 2009 Vancouver Police shooting of a schizophrenic man enters day two, the lawyer representing Michael Vann Hubbard's family is worried the inquest could be all for naught. Doug King with Pivot Legal Society says recommendations from inquests can largely go unimplemented by police forces. He notes … [Read more...]