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Valentine’s couples, rivalry hoops and more…..

A little bit about a lot of things: •  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’re pleased this week to bring our readers stories of local couples in our […]
February 19, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Jeff Denham: Pursuing an all-of-the-above energy strategy

With the convening of the 114th Congress last month and Republican control of both the House and Senate, there is a new opportunity to pass legislation to move our country […]
February 19, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bill Mattos: Talking turkey from the sunny shores of Puerto Rico

OVERNIGHT TO PUERTO RICO. Most turkey farmers live in Minnesota and North Carolina, so when their annual convention comes around they usually like warm places like Tucson, Scottsdale, San Diego, […]
February 19, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Dean Harris: Lower gas prices welcome relief to the pocketbook

A little bit about a lot of things: •  Didn’t think I would ever see this again…..coming back from Sacramento last Thursday, Kat and I came across gasoline at $1.99 […]
February 5, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Susan Mattos: NCLUSD performing arts alive and well

The performing arts are alive and well in the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District! In a time when school districts are cutting the arts from their curriculum, this school district […]
February 5, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bill Mattos: One of the best Super Bowls in recent memory

SUPER BOWL ONE OF BEST. John Madden says last weekend’s Super Bowl was the best he has ever seen, and that’s saying something from a Super Bowl winning coach and […]
February 5, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Dean Harris: Reality television leads to motel paranoia

A little bit about a lot of things: •  Reality television shows are built on the premise that real life can be more entertaining than fiction…..or at least more riveting. […]
January 29, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Toni Butero: Disgusted by Congressional action

Last week marked the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and the 42nd annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Becoming a mom changed my views on many things. Most […]
January 29, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Jeff Denham: DREAMers unfairly targeted in political saga

In November, President Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping Executive Orders in American history. Ignoring for a moment the merits of the immigration policy itself, such actions cannot be […]
January 29, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Letter: Proposals for former hospital raise questions

To the editor: The offers for the purchase of the West Side Hospital building brings several questions to mind. The health care offer has some issues that need to be […]
January 29, 2015 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »