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The Golden ‘Stoner State’ isn’t all that laid back on pot

The Golden ‘Stoner State’ isn’t all that laid back on pot

A few years back, a reporter asked Gov. Jerry Brown what he thought of the movement to legalize marijuana. Read More
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If only thanksgiving can be a part of our lives every day

Derek McGinnis had his left leg blown off in Iraq in 2004 when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) tore a hole in the Humvee in ...

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Posted: Nov. 21, 2017 4:39 p.m. | If only thanksgiving can be a part of our lives every day Comments 0 Comments
Tax cuts and Jobs Act a fairer, simpler tax code

Tax cuts and Jobs Act a fairer, simpler tax code

Valley residents are taxed too much, the United States is falling behind other countries competitively, we continue to lose American jobs overseas, and we are ...

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Posted: Nov. 21, 2017 4:37 p.m. | Tax cuts and Jobs Act a fairer, simpler tax code Comments 0 Comments
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Pathetic voter turn out & more insanity from Xavier Becerra

I'll say it again. Pathetic. Voter turnout last week was 20.45 percent in Stanislaus County.

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Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Pathetic voter turn out & more insanity from Xavier Becerra Comments 0 Comments
Sutherland Springs, church is not safe anymore

Sutherland Springs, church is not safe anymore

Our hearts go out to the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas. The First Baptist Church of this town and the entire community was ambushed in ...

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Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 4:43 p.m. | Sutherland Springs, church is not safe anymore Comments 0 Comments
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Spell ‘live’ backwards and what you get spells out ‘evil’

Spell ‘live’ backwards and what you get spells out ‘evil’

What's wrong with us?

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Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 4:41 p.m. | Spell ‘live’ backwards and what you get spells out ‘evil’ Comments 0 Comments
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Mesiti delays, Ceres can’t speak English & sheriff abhors pot

If you're left scratching your head over the continued antics of murderer Mark Mesiti, you're not alone.

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:35 a.m. | Mesiti delays, Ceres can’t speak English & sheriff abhors pot Comments 0 Comments
How to know if you are alive

How to know if you are alive

We applaud people who feel like doing something.

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:32 a.m. | How to know if you are alive Comments 0 Comments
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Yosemite fee hike woefully inadequate as it is proposed

Yosemite fee hike woefully inadequate as it is proposed

We are loving Yosemite National Park to death.

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:27 a.m. | Yosemite fee hike woefully inadequate as it is proposed Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres has mixed feeling over city OK of marijuana dispensary

Predictably, the news about Ceres approving a medicinal marijuana dispensary was met with clashing viewpoints. Some felt it was overdue aid for the medically challenged ...

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2017 9:39 a.m. | Ceres has mixed feeling over city OK of marijuana dispensary Comments 0 Comments

Are we really that angry? Probably!

One of the joys of spending any sort of time working in a media capacity is that sooner or later, your email address is going ...

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2017 9:37 a.m. | Are we really that angry? Probably! Comments 0 Comments
Be intentional about having a good day

Be intentional about having a good day

Everybody needs a good day every now and then!

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The CPUC fiddles with PG&E as California burns

The CPUC fiddles with PG&E as California burns

This is not a good time to be a PG&E stockholder - or a California Public Utilities Commission apologist for that matter.

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2017 9:35 a.m. | The CPUC fiddles with PG&E as California burns Comments 1 Comment
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On cleaning up Ceres, Mesiti, dirty politics, and First Amendment

My comments about Ceres residents needing to step up and clean their own city were mostly embraced by readers who are already doing their part ...

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Posted: Oct. 25, 2017 10:06 a.m. | On cleaning up Ceres, Mesiti, dirty politics, and First Amendment Comments 0 Comments
Prevention requires a lot of effort

Prevention requires a lot of effort

Most of us believe in prevention but we don't always practice it. "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" we've ...

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Posted: Oct. 25, 2017 10:05 a.m. | Prevention requires a lot of effort Comments 0 Comments
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Scouts take note of differences and of equal opportunity

Scouts take note of differences and of equal opportunity

Boys and girls are different.

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Posted: Oct. 25, 2017 10:03 a.m. | Scouts take note of differences and of equal opportunity Comments 0 Comments
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It’s up to Cereans to reclaim their city in terms of how it looks

Dave Pratt got up at last week's council meeting and had something to say when the council was poised to spend $1.38 million ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 9:49 a.m. | It’s up to Cereans to reclaim their city in terms of how it looks Comments 0 Comments
Do you believe in Santa, unicorns & tax reform?

Do you believe in Santa, unicorns & tax reform?

Unicorns. Big Foot. The Loch Ness Monster. Tax reform.

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 9:43 a.m. | Do you believe in Santa, unicorns & tax reform? Comments 0 Comments
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Inactivity is not good for human bodies

Inactivity is not good for human bodies

A happier life is an active life.

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 9:42 a.m. | Inactivity is not good for human bodies Comments 0 Comments
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True immigration reform is at hand

True immigration reform is at hand

Conservatives flew into frustration when President Donald Trump went to Democrat leadership to discuss the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), when Democrats rushed to ...

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Posted: Oct. 11, 2017 10:04 a.m. | True immigration reform is at hand Comments 0 Comments
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On the water rate hike, code enforcement & other important things

This probably won't make Ceres residents feel any better but the city of Ceres isn't the only one looking to increase water rates ...

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Posted: Oct. 11, 2017 9:58 a.m. | On the water rate hike, code enforcement & other important things Comments 0 Comments
Satan rises in Las Vegas but angels fly high

Satan rises in Las Vegas but angels fly high

Doubters of Satan were furnished all the proof they should need as a living Satan arose to the top of Mandalay Bay hotel on Sunday ...

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Posted: Oct. 11, 2017 9:56 a.m. | Satan rises in Las Vegas but angels fly high Comments 0 Comments
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Why would SF want facts to get in way of war on soda?

Why would SF want facts to get in way of war on soda?

Imagine, if you will, the City of San Francisco requiring Starbucks et al to place warning labels on their cappuccino and latte cups stating that ...

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Posted: Oct. 11, 2017 9:50 a.m. | Why would SF want facts to get in way of war on soda? Comments 0 Comments
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Politics of division always rearing its ugly head at ugly times

We grieve with our nation at the incomprehensible Sunday evening act that took the lives of 59 persons and wounded 527 in Las Vegas.

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Posted: Oct. 04, 2017 9:19 a.m. | Politics of division always rearing its ugly head at ugly times Comments 0 Comments
When firms know more about you than you remember about yourself

When firms know more about you than you remember about yourself

It stopped me in my tracks.

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Posted: Oct. 04, 2017 9:18 a.m. | When firms know more about you than you remember about yourself Comments 0 Comments
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