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December 2, 2022

Worthy to Print Column | It’s About Time

That’s what I told the guys working on my pickup. It’s about time you guys finished putting all the parts on my old Ford. I might have told you that I am in the middle of re-doing my truck. It was hard to let...

Guest Column | Give South County’s Flu-Fighting Efforts a Shot … In the Arm

Considered the father of modern medicine, ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (known for his “first do no harm” ethical code called the Hippocratic Oath) still influences our practices more than 25 centuries after his time. The first to regard disease as a natural, not supernatural, phenomenon,...

Funny Papers Again Column | ‘Where’s the Fun in That?’

I was with a buddy the other day cruising south on the 101 from Salinas to KC and as we reached the first exit into Greenfield, I looked westward at the business on the corner of ECR and Thorne Road and remembered one of...

Worthy to Print Column | Happy 90th, Nelda

This week is a favor from my readers. Today I’m going to tell you about a very good friend, who I now call family, that has become something special to me and to my brood. You may remember that some time ago I mentioned that...

Window on the World Column | Class Act — To the End

It was one of those defining moments. Near reminiscent of the morning we watched one and then two towers collapse; when we got the news Diana died in a car crash. Not apocalyptic like that, but still shocking and time-defining. The newsflash came across...

Letter to the Editor | Privileged to Have Worked for Late King City Attorney

To the Editor: I recently lost my employer of 52 years, Attorney Peter Anderson, when he unexpectedly passed away after heart surgery. He was one of the hardest working, kindest persons I have ever known. He would always stop what he was doing to answer your...

Funny Papers Again Column | KC Projects: One Moving, One Stalled

As some of you are aware, I had occasion to be in the Orradre Building down at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds the other eve and one person in attendance at the affair — she had not been in the building in years — commented...

Worthy to Print Column | Will We Ever See Another 9/12?

Do you remember how you woke up on 9/11? Were you awakened by a friend who almost yelled at you to turn on the TV and see what was happening, or what you thought when you watched another plane crash into the World Trade...

Window on the World Column | Changing the Seasons With Good Cheer

Us old gals try to be cheery; we really do. Friends since aged 15 and we are always trying to see the world with a half-full glass and getting the others to do the same. And so went the recent conversation about the turn...

Letter to the Editor | Reduce Energy Costs and Bill Fluctuations This Summer

To the Editor: We understand no one likes energy bills that are higher than expected. Heat waves are causing customers to crank up their AC, which can lead to higher energy bills.  PG&E does not add any markup on the energy we buy for customers, neither...
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