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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Tragedy in Chatsworth, California

Today's post was going to be about employment. However, last night, as Ike was devastating Texas, we heard the San Fernando Valley fill with the sound of sirens as we experienced our own devastation in Chatworth, California -- a tragic commuter/freight train collision in Los Angeles, about 5 miles from my home. Please join me for a moment to extend thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims, the injured and the rescuers. At this time, there are 23 reported dead and 135 injured on a train of 220 commuters. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traincrash14-2008sep14,0,3660884.story

1 comment:

Rhea said...

Terrible, especially in light of the fact that more former drivers are commuting by train and other public transit. Doesn't make one feel very confident in the system.