Gustav forecasts to be Cat. 3 Hurricane in Gulf Saturday
Officials may evacuate
New Orleans as storm nears
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Gustav has state on alert ~Mark Schleifstein
Mayor Ray Nagin leaving Democratic Convention to return to New Orleans --DAMN!
Gov. Bobby Jindal declares pre-storm state of emergency
Rising from Ruins
~Shot in full high-definition digital video, Rising from Ruins will have its worldwide premiere as part of “New Orleans Speaks: We Are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting for,” a daylong conference sponsored by The New Orleans Institute. Press Release.
Local filmmakers capture the people helping to rebuild
~The filmmakers focused on the attempts of Seattle volunteers who went to Louisiana to help rebuild the devastated city, concentrating on the attempts by Mercer Island organizer Jack vanHartesvelt to put a ruined Catholic church back together again.
A banana republic?
That's nuts ~Lolis Eric Elie
The Katrina Effect: Politics After the Storm ~Jackson Free Press
The Base Hillary Didn't Touch ~Harry Shearer
New Orleans superintendent Paul Vallas occupies spotlight
Scruggses file motion to strike arguments and exhibits in State Farm’s reply ~slabbed
Army Corps Response Letter
Court says Army Corps can sue Southern Scrap
HUD pours millions into Lafitte ~Katy Reckdahl
Jewish New Orleans undergoing dramatic transformation
Preserving The Modernist Schools of New Orleans
~Life Wityhout Buildings
~New Orleans Still Struggles In Song ~Village Voice
Announcing Earl "Washboard" Sally's First CD!