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RICH IN THOUGHT - Did Anyone Really Think This Out?

 

That loud clacking sound everyone heard Wednesday morning, Nov. 5 after the elections was the sound of area deadbolts latching in homes after the passage of Proposition 47 – the initiative that reduced penalties for drug possession and other “nonviolent” crimes.

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Posted: Nov. 18, 2014 6:50 p.m. | Updated: Nov. 19, 2014 1:00 a.m. | RICH IN THOUGHT - Did Anyone Really Think This Out? Comments 0 Comments

Marg-Ins - No Time To Fall Behind

October is over. And on a brief shopping excursion on Saturday, Nov. 1, I noticed with more than a little horror that the Halloween costumes that were placed on 75 percent clearance were right next to the brightly decorated Christmas trees, tinsel and holiday wreaths.

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RICH IN THOUGHT - To Keep Oakdale Safe It Needs ‘Y’

 

 

I’ve been covering Oakdale government and crime regularly now for nearly three years and in that time I can honestly say I’ve seen a serious concerted effort by elected officials and city staff to save the city money, making cuts where available, and directing resources for maximum efficiency.

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Posted: Oct. 22, 2014 11:40 a.m. | RICH IN THOUGHT - To Keep Oakdale Safe It Needs ‘Y’ Comments 0 Comments
Reporter’s Notebook – Not Any ‘Ol Saturday

Reporter’s Notebook – Not Any ‘Ol Saturday

Dreams do come true. Four simple words, with such big meaning.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 6:59 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 15, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Reporter’s Notebook – Not Any ‘Ol Saturday Comments 0 Comments
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RICH IN THOUGHT - Crunching The Core Numbers

RICH IN THOUGHT - Crunching The Core Numbers

 

 

15-7=8 Or is it 15-5=10 and then 10-2=8?

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City Needs Measure Y

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Posted: Sep. 30, 2014 5:14 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | City Needs Measure Y Comments 1 Comment

Marg-Ins - Best Laid Plans…

Technology is tremendous.

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Posted: Sep. 30, 2014 5:06 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Marg-Ins - Best Laid Plans… Comments 0 Comments

Tribute Well Deserved

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Posted: Nov. 18, 2014 6:51 p.m. | Updated: Nov. 19, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Tribute Well Deserved Comments 0 Comments

Museum Friends Offer Thanks For Support

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Why Defeat Measure ‘Y’

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Fire Department Arrogance

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Taxing Ourselves

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Water Bond Passage Crucial

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Denham Deserves Vote

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Forestall Potential Disaster

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Vote “Y”ES On Measure

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Behind The Scenes Info

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Maintain Our Quality Of Life

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Measure Y Needs Support

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Get Behind Ballot Measure

 

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Supporting Measure Y

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Posted: Sep. 30, 2014 5:11 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Supporting Measure Y Comments 1 Comment

Annual Event Cancellation

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Posted: Sep. 30, 2014 5:12 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Annual Event Cancellation Comments 0 Comments

Support Measure Y For City

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Posted: Sep. 30, 2014 5:11 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Support Measure Y For City Comments 0 Comments

Saddle Club Supports Y

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Mommy Musings - Pleasantly ‘Greeted’

What would you do if everything you knew and believed to be true were suddenly challenged?

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Posted: Nov. 18, 2014 6:02 p.m. | Updated: Nov. 19, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Mommy Musings - Pleasantly ‘Greeted’ Comments 0 Comments

Mommy Musings – Here Comes Santa Claus

I’m not sure about the rest of you, but I blinked for a moment sometime in October and somehow found myself in the middle of November. Perhaps it was the late change of seasons, the delayed temperature drop or those two kids I spend much time chasing … I’m really not sure.

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Posted: Nov. 11, 2014 4:45 p.m. | Updated: Nov. 12, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Mommy Musings – Here Comes Santa Claus Comments 0 Comments

Mommy Musings - Third Time’s A Charm

Last week, I promised myself I would not write another sports related column. I am the ‘mommy’ after all and we do have a very well-spoken Sports Reporter on staff.

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Mommy Musings – The Swing Of A Bat

I’ve been waiting two weeks to write this piece. If being completely truthful, I almost wrote it Oct. 10.

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Mommy Musings – Together Everyone Achieves More

 

Oakdale Elementary Schools are once again at the ready for their annual Jog-a-Thon events this Friday, October 10. It is ‘the’ quintessential fundraiser for the Parent Teacher Clubs of each elementary school. I borrowed the theme from this year’s event to title this column. I like it. Together Everyone Achieves More or TEAM is the slogan which will appear on the ever popular jog shirts this year.

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Posted: Oct. 07, 2014 6:30 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 08, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Mommy Musings – Together Everyone Achieves More Comments 0 Comments

Mommy Musings - The Magazine Business

We’re in the magazine business.

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Posted: Sep. 30, 2014 5:09 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Mommy Musings - The Magazine Business Comments 0 Comments
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