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As living beings we naturally gravitate to other animate things, like plants and pets that become companions in our homes and lives.... Continue

Well, we made it through another winter. Late storms finally blessed us with a decent volume of moisture, but now it’s warm again.... Continue

The MSM seemed to downgrade the magnitude of the Democratic win on the night of the election.  “There was no ‘blue wave’”... Continue

Affordable housing is a many-faceted issue that makes it challenging to fashion quick solutions that a majority of voters can support. Absent... Continue

By Supervisor Susan Gorin During the holiday season, many of us take time to reflect on how blessed we are – blessed and lucky to... Continue

Foundations that award grants to nonprofits for the purpose of upgrading their technology have started asking organizations to also... Continue

I’ve written about politics, anger, fear, loathing, and other topics of great concern. But for my own sanity, I thought I’d write... Continue

Lately I’ve had a reconnection with a favorite high school teacher, who went on from our school, on the site of a former Shaker community... Continue

There are many assets that are managed after someone dies: stocks, bonds, real estate and of course, personal property. By definition,... Continue

By Loretta Carpio Carr On a recent stop for gas, I went into the adjacent convenience store to buy a bottle of water and a couple... Continue

Dear Emily, Our house has a large family room, one end is a kitchen, where I cook (and love doing it). The other end has comfortable... Continue

The city is smack in the middle of processing several major project applications — the Napa Street hotel, the Cheese Factory... Continue

Dead People and Sparkle Fairies ~ “Oma, there’s dead people under those rocks, you know.” I glance over my shoulder to see... Continue

Late last year Congress signed into law the most massive changes in tax reform (Tax Cuts and Job Act – TCJA) since 1986. It is important... Continue

Lately, while so much council attention is paid to our Plaza trees, homes in the hillsides, and the exact right number of food trucks... Continue