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Birthday greetings for the month of June go out to: Eric Sinkevich, Greg Borba, Johnathan Borba, Audrey Mack, Landon Burns, Carl Schafer, Rawlin Hixon, Preston Page, Madison Dickens, Pete Studer, Aleesha Harden, Mikayla Largent, Patti Mack, Kaeli Sturtevant, Jazzlynn Velasquez, Don Armario, Ken Ritts, Jasper Davis, James Davis, Alizay Cardoso, Danyca Donahue, and Lauren Porter.

June 14, 2017 | By MARY SUE SHEARER | Local Columns

Food Waste Is Money Wasted

How many times have you gone to pour milk in your coffee, only to see that the date on the carton was yesterday? Some people will instinctively throw it away, but chances are that's not what the label is intended to convey. It's likely a marker for when the food might taste its best, not if it's safe to eat.

June 13, 2017 | | Local Columns

Every Day Is A Precious Gift


June 13, 2017 | | Local Columns

Didi's Dogs

Dear Didi: I wish I could crawl into my dog's head and see what she is thinking. Do you have a book that you would recommend that speaks to the intelligence of dogs or the lack thereof? Sometimes my dog just seems oblivious. I point at things and he stares at my pointer finger. Do we give them more credit than they are due? Or are they seriously underestimated? –Curious dog parent

June 07, 2017 | By DIERDRA MCELROY | Local Columns


Let me just admit first off that we news people, in general, are a unique breed.

June 07, 2017 | Marg Jackson | Local Columns

Practical Money Skills

Prepare Your Kids

May 31, 2017 | | Local Columns

Ask Rusty: Social Security Matters

Raiding The Social Security Trust Fund

May 31, 2017 | | Local Columns

Lower Your Drug Costs

Driving near Monterey, California recently, I stopped at a roadside stand to buy some freshly-picked strawberries. May is high season for California strawberries, and the fields were exploding with beautiful, ripe fruit.

May 23, 2017 | | Local Columns

The String Dangling In The Darkness


May 23, 2017 | | Local Columns

Honor The Fallen This Memorial Day


May 16, 2017 | | Local Columns

Rights, Concerns For Unmarried Couples


May 10, 2017 | | Local Columns

Whales, Dolphins And Siri, Oh My!

Any question we are making good headway out of the drought was put to rest when my daughter Ally and I took her birthday trip to Monterey. Lush, green vegetation was prominent all along the route we drove to get there. The O'Neill Forebay, the San Luis Reservoir – just gorgeous to see all that water.

May 02, 2017 | Marg Jackson | Local Columns

International Program Recruiting Host Families

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.

April 26, 2017 | | Local Columns

Dealing With Chronic Illness

If you have Medicare, there's a good chance you have two or more chronic conditions such as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, or dementia.

April 25, 2017 | | Local Columns

Making The Most Of ‘Found’ Money

What is it about getting money back at tax time that makes it seem like you are receiving a gift?

April 19, 2017 | Marg Jackson | Local Columns

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Senior Citizens Joining ‘Nomadic’ Workforce


March 21, 2018 | | Local Columns

New Medicare Cards Are Coming

Starting in April 2018, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare, to help protect you from identity fraud.

March 21, 2018 | | Local Columns

America Needs A Good Story

Americans are waiting and hoping. We're hoping for something and we aren't exactly for sure what we are hoping for. Internally it's ...

March 14, 2018 | | Local Columns

Take A Number

Never let it be said that a trip to the DMV isn't entertaining.

March 06, 2018 | Marg Jackson | Local Columns

What Do You Say To Your Children?


February 28, 2018 | | Local Columns

Billy Graham: Shaking His Hand

I never had the opportunity to shake hands with Billy Graham.

February 27, 2018 | | Local Columns

What Do You Say To Your Children?


February 27, 2018 | | Local Columns


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