You don't think high-tech has become a major element of our lives in this Brave New World/2006? Here, Thom George documents HBO's Mike Kennedy being sworn in at noon today, via cell phone. Writes Thom: "Quality isn't very good, used my Treo phone, but wanted to forward the visual proof that Mr. Kennedy is indeed a city councilman." Kudos to Mike, Deanna and Woody. Hat Tip to Thom.
D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.