Pacific in the Press | Nov. 27, 2018
Quote of the Week
" I can't wait to see what she does with her life. She's going to be an exceptional leader
at whatever she chooses to do."
— Greg Gibbons, The Record, Nov. 21, 2018
"Political Notebook: City to mark 40th anniversary of Milk, Moscone killings," The Bay Area Reporter, Nov. 20, 2018: Alumnus, former state senator and former San Francisco Mayor George Moscone '53, Communication's Teresa Bergman and the Holt-Atherton Special Collections were mentioned in this story on the 40th anniversary of Moscone's assassination. The story also mentions a documentary produced by Pacific on Moscone's life, "Moscone: A Legacy of Change," and broadcast times and dates on KQED. A segment also aired on Fox 40: "Moscone: A Legacy of Change," Fox 40's Studio 40, Nov. 12, 2018: https://fox40.com/2018/11/12/moscone-a-legacy-of-change/
"November 21 - National Cranberry Day," Rhapsody in Books Weblog, Nov. 21, 2018: History's Ken Albala was quoted in this piece on cranberries ahead of Thanksgiving. He described pemmican colonists made with cranberries: "They would pound cranberries into a mixture of equal parts ground dried deer meat and fat tallow, then store the mixture in animal skin pouches. 'The fat preserves it, as does the acidity in the fruit, which lowers the pH and helps resist bacteria. The pemmican would last for months and could be eaten on long journeys as a reliable source of protein and fat."
"Eberhardt II elected CEO, chairman of Bank of Stockton," The Record, Nov. 21, 2018: Alumnus Douglass M. Eberhardt II '89 was featured in this story about being elected the CEO and chairman of the board for the Bank of Stockton to replace his father, Douglass Eberhardt, who died earlier this month. "My dad was one of the smartest men I've ever known," Eberhardt II said hours after his father's passing two weeks ago. "He was an innovator in banking, he was generous to the community and always wanted what was best for our customers. The bank will continue with business as usual, but his presence will be greatly missed, not to mention the personal loss to me and my family."
"Pacific's senior leader walks off after successful career," The Record, Nov. 21, 2018: Alex Holt '19 was featured in this story about her career as a student-athlete at Pacific. "She glorifies exactly what it is to be a student-athlete," Pacific volleyball head coach Greg Gibbons told The Record. "Here's a woman who walked on, didn't get much playing time at first, and eventually worked her way into the starting lineup and became a captain. She's a remarkable player and person." Holt was focused on getting and learning, living and leading with purpose. "When Alex was considering schools to attend, she had a couple of scholarship offers. But she is very focused on academics and she liked Pacific, which she visited when she was younger," her mother Kris Wimberly told The Record. "We talked about not letting money determine where you wanted to go. We'd deal with that. I wanted to make sure she got the academic situation she wanted."
"Healthy smiles in Shandon," The Tribune (San Luis Obispo), Nov. 20, 2018 (Near bottom of the page.): Dugoni's virtual dental home program is mentioned in this letter of thanks for the opening of the Shandon Healthy Smiles teledentistry clinic at Shandon Elementary School. Pacific school of dentistry partnered with Tolosa Children's Dental Center, the Shandon Unified School District and San Luis Obispo County Public Health in a program that will allow children to receive basic exams and preventive care without leaving school.