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February 22, 2024

Worthy to Print Column: Better to Give Than to Receive

Whatever you may think about having a day dedicated to our thankfulness, you have to admit that California, with all the problems we all face this year, will have plenty of places to say “thank you” for the huge number of volunteers that want...

Window on the World Column | The Sparkly Glasses

Lucy Jensen
On the occasion of my sister’s 50th birthday — were she still alive — I was up in San Francisco with my friend. I really struggled with the fact that sister should be celebrating her big milestone birthday with the world who loved her,...

Worthy to Print Column | Happy Thanksgiving

This is undoubtedly my favorite day of the year. There are no gifts to worry about and you don’t even get mad at the kids. This day is one of the very best days that God allowed us. You don’t have to buy presents...

Funny Papers Again Column | Give My Regards to Broadway

When a recent local issue arose that struck a chord with my muse, I decided to send off a letter to the editor and opine about that issue, as I am a strong believer in the open forum offered by print media and have...

Funny Papers Again Column | The Long, Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer

“The Arroyo Seco River begins its life far atop the Santa Sierra Range of Monterey County where its headwaters rapidly flow downward through gorges of solid rock cut deep by millennia of erosion then wends its way eastward along beaches lined by sycamore and...

Window on the World Column | Life Happens

“Life happens when you are busy making other plans...” That was my Facebook post of a truck that was smashed beyond belief. It belonged to my daughter’s boyfriend, Aaron, and my daughter was the passenger. Saturday night and I was nicely snuggled with my granddaughter...

Worthy to Print Column | Time for Confession

This is confession time. We columnists sometimes have difficulties coming up with an article that will be enjoyed by you, the reader. Something on the page that peaks your interest. Or something about the guys that are supposed to be running our country, about...

Letter to the Editor | A Well-Written Opinion

To the Editor: I just read Mr. Wilson’s Opinion piece of Nov. 29 (“Part II: Will the GOP Take Its True Place?”). It was well written, concise and supported with facts.  I hope people will take it to heart, no matter your politics. I especially like...

Letter to the Editor | Valuable Lessons

To the Editor: Josh Riley shared a valuable history lesson in the Dec. 30 edition (“Remembering the Time King City Cross Country Made History,” Dec. 30, page A5). The 2018-19 accomplishments of a small group of dedicated youth, King City High Cross Country runners, inspire...

Letter to the Editor | Silent Warriors

To the Editor: Today I read about an upcoming ceremony for veterans who served in Vietnam. Unlike other military members in previous wars, they were not given a hero’s welcome upon their return. Now, 50 years after their homecoming, the Vietnam War Commemoration is honoring veterans with...
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