A school bus driver — who is also a Des Moines City Council member and a former Superior Court judge — is facing an assault charge and likely termination after allegedly slapping a 6-year-old autistic boy across the face. The March 10 incident was captured on video.
Pilar Abel, a tarot-card reader, wants a court to recognize her as Salvador Dalí’s daughter — and perhaps grant her a share of the hundreds of millions of euros worth of paintings he bequeathed to Spain.
In Seattle author Amanda Quick’s latest novel, the head of a Victorian London secretarial agency works for a wealthy family to investigate an employee’s death. Quick, pen name for author Jayne Ann Krentz, appears April 21 at Page 2 Books in Burien.
Computers are inherently insecure, writes Patrick Marshall, and even with strong security software, smart user behavior is generally the most important protection from hackers. He also advises a reader who has run into an email-distribution problem.
A review of Thursday night’s performance by Lyon Opera Ballet, which treated the audience to compelling works by William Forsythe and Benjamin Millepied. The troupe performs again at Meany Hall on April 17-18.