The Tomline

June 1992, Nature hands me a break

The Earth literally moved on my first day as a big city reporter. After I aced a story on the Landers quake, former colleague Trapper Byrne, a Daily Cal buddy, celebrated my scoop with typical newsroom humor: “A-1 on your first day,” he said. “There’s no where to go but down.”

The Earth literally moved on my first day as a big city reporter. After I aced a story on the Landers quake, former colleague Trapper Byrne, a Daily Cal buddy, celebrated my scoop with typical newsroom humor: “A-1 on your first day,” he said. “There’s no where to go but down.”

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