Do you have ancestors who lived in pre-statehood California? If so, there is a good chance you might find them in the Early California Population Project.
EveryBlock, the Django-powered hyperlocal news and data site, has included feeds of items recently added to the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County online catalog. Mecklenburg county (North Carolina) residents can find out about the newest books and DVDs added to the more than 20 branches in that library system. This site, launched in […]
While doing further development work today on the customer service module for our Grails-based web site administration tool, I encountered hibernate object retrieval failure exceptions when trying to access the Show views for some of our users. The console indicated these exceptions are due to rows referencing non-existent identifiers, or foreign keys. A look into […]
I’m in the midst of rebuilding the web site for the Orange County Heritage Coordinating Council, a non-profit local history organization on which I serve. I wanted to include a calendar of HCC events, as well as all Orange County local history events… but I didn’t want to have to compile and enter this all […]
The Associated Press reports today that The New York Times will begin offering free access to portions of its online archives beginning this Wednesday, September 19th. Effective midnight on Tuesday, NYT will do away with if fee-based subscription program and allow free access to NYT articles from the last 20 years (1987 – present), as […]