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Relaxing at Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa

  There are many great sights and sounds that come to mind when thinking about my recent escape to the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa. There are ocean breezes flowing through palm trees; a crystal blue pool, sparkling in the sun; sprawling Tahitian-inspired grounds...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of Voting Rights Act

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) joined the Democratic chorus Wednesday voicing outrage at the Supreme Court decision that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities still need federal...

Heat Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County and San Gabriel Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the San Gabriel Valley from later this week well into next week, extending possibly until Jul 4 with temperatures likely exceeding 100 degrees. The City of Monrovia advises residents to take steps to protect...

“InnerViews” The never-cashed $2 checks

"I guess I'll never cash these checks now," said my longtime friend Bill. One look, and I had to agree with him. In his hands were two yellowed checks for $2 each, made out to Bill. They were slightly wrinkled and very fragile looking. One...

New Legislations in pipeline could potentially seriously impact seniors

New Legislations in pipeline could potentially seriously impact seniors The California State Senate is debating AB 241 by Assembly Member Tom Ammiano. This bill eliminates existing labor provisions in wage orders that keep home care costs affordable and accessible. If enacted this bill would...

Rustic Charm at Drakesbad Guest Ranch Part 2

  Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to smoking fumaroles (steam and volcanic-gas vents), mud pots, boiling pools, lush meadows, streams, crystal clear lakes, and towering volcanoes. It is also home to Drakesbad Guest Ranch, a 110-yr-old mountain hideaway, where a friend and I recently...

Summer fun at Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego

Bahia Resort Hotel has been a slice of paradise on San Diego’s Mission Bay for more than 50 years. With lush gardens and swaying palm trees, Mississippi paddlewheel boats and sprawling beach-front charm, the resort makes a great escape from life’s doldrums. Last week a...

Bullying, Cyber-bullying

Two weeks ago, our newspaper(s) and website(s) published an account of a few students who are concerned about an aquatics coach who they believe “demeans students, throws tantrums and tosses balls at students heads…” among other allegations. A handful of anxious students at Temple City...

Dorothy’s Place: Gorgeous?

Well I did it again. I had a beauty treatment. It was a heat treatment and it worked. I looked gorgeous. Actually, it was my legs that looked gorgeous. Let me explain. You see, every year at the end of summer I take a pledge....

Smart Women – Smart Money – Taxes

Emmy, everything seems to be taxable. Most of the time I simply accept this, however I cannot abide by these death taxes. Is there a way not to pay them? “Death Taxes”. What a loaded term! To set the record straight, there is no such...
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