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May 20, 2022

Worthy to Print Column | Thank You to All the Fallen

As I get older, I find myself forgetting even the simplest of things. Do you ever have that problem? I guess it is like everything else. I just have to get used to the idea that I am not Superman. Oh! There was a...

Guest Column | Make Your Voice Heard Through Health Survey

Throughout the pandemic, collaboration became a key element in the daily fight against the virus. It allowed Monterey County health care organizations, government agencies and nonprofits to work together to better administer not only care, but the dissemination of vital information to help educate...

Guest Column | King City’s Efforts to Address Youth Violence

A major priority of the City of King is to end youth violence. In 2016, a community task force developed the City’s Comprehensive Plan to End Youth violence. The plan was implemented in 2017 and shootings decreased from 64 during the period of 2015...

Funny Papers Again Column | Tis the Time to Gather and Remember

The body politic of a school campus is known as the student union, so it follows that when a class graduates from the institution, those students are no longer part of the union. There is a tradition within societies that members of a particular...

Worthy to Print Column | No One Has a Happy Memorial Day

Since Memorial Day is coming soon, I thought perhaps we might write a few words about why we have Memorial Day and who benefits from the holiday. It isn’t just the military that stands tall on this day. I know lots of folks that have...

Window on the World Column | Our Easter Basket

It was time for Easter vacation, and that hadn’t meant much for a while in this household, not having school age kids anymore. We had pledged to take our granddaughter for a few days, give her parents a break, allow her to run wild...

Funny Papers Again Column | ‘Under the Sea’ With Sol T

In last week’s column I mentioned having a “senior moment” when admitting I had lost the device that contained not only a column partially written, but all of my previous columns, which goes back quite a few weeks now. A few weeks back I...

Worthy to Print Column | Happy Trails, Rene!

This past week started off in good shape. I got a lot of stuff done that I have had on my to-do list. Still working on my truck, but now I just need some more parts. Then, the bottom of the week dropped out.  We...

Guest Column | Volunteerism and Community Spirit Are the Cornerstones of South Monterey County Healthcare

How do you kickstart a quality healthcare system in a small agricultural town during one of the worst economic slumps in American history? Philanthropy and volunteerism, that’s how. King City opened the area’s first full-fledged hospital in 1941, with 22 beds in a single-story building...

Letter to the Editor | Community Food Pantry Thanks Longtime Leader

To the Editor: Community Food Pantry of King City would like to give a “shout-out” to Donna Myers for her 16 years of dedicated service to the organization. Donna worked diligently to ensure that those in need of food in King City and the surrounding communities of South...
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