Ready for the next phase of living? Sat, May 14 2016 12:00 PM

In roughly four weeks the Sweetwater Union High School District will unleash a new wave of adults into the community.
The young men and women presumably have spent the past 12 years preparing for the next phase of their lives—the one that je [..]

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Most questions remain unanswered

There are many perplexing questions that chirp at me when I try to sleep. Among them: •How can light be both a wave and a particle? I’ve read dumbed-down articles, watched videos for the simple-minded, but the concept still eludes me. [..]

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Taking currency at face value

As happy as I am for Harriet Tubman and her descendants, I’d be happier for Kat Mama had she been deemed worthy of having her face printed on a currency note — preferably the two-dollar bill. Kat Mama is no one of national significance [..]

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Favors, taxes may make you angry

Not a good week for blood pressure and anger management, but a stellar seven days for practicing relaxing, deep-breathing exercises. Even though the nation’s tax deadline was pushed back three days to April 18 (four if you are a lucky reside [..]

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Growing pains for greater good

The pro-business lobby must view me as exceptionally dim witted. When they tell me that raising the minimum wage will kill mom and pop stores by making it too expensive to stay in business I stare at them the way my dog stares at me when I ask my dog [..]

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