August 15, 2018
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First of all, I want to say that I am very relieved that the tax cap override passed in July. People don’t like paying taxes, but the sorely needed funding wasn’t going to drop like manna … more
Being a summer baby, I love the warm weather months. I love cookouts and picnics, vacations, and being outside as much as possible. Everyone is in a better mood, and it seems like there are endless … more
I spend a lot of time talking with students about big life decisions they’ll face, and one of the most important is how to pay for college. At a recent speaking event, I asked 100 students … more
Isn’t summer beautiful around here? Even when it gets really hot, it’s still so green out there, and the ocean beckons from not too far away. The soft light lingers long into the evening. With … more
Margaret Atwood, the Canadian novelist, once said “In the Spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” I am grateful to her for pointing out to me that what I have been busy … more
“I’ll just take your blood pressure, sweetheart,” the friendly young nurse-practitioner says to me. When she tells me that I’m cute, I reply, “I’m a little too old … more
The beautiful East Bay and surrounding area has a variety of things to do in the summer. Parks and beaches provide activities such as hiking, fishing, biking, swimming and more, all for … more
With summer approaching and the temperature rising, it’s a great time to head to the beach. Here are some beaches to put on your list to visit this summer! Roger Wheeler State Beach is … more
The college process for most high school students starts Junior year with touring colleges. You will also begin to study for standardized tests such as the ACT or SAT. The summer going into Senior … more
It now appears that because of certain irregularities that occurred after the 2012 local election, candidates like myself and others are being told that we might not be placed on the 2018 ballot and … more
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