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Democracy Will Prevail

Salud Carbajal is the U.S. Representative from California’s 24th congressional district. In a phone call late last night from his office in Washington, he gave me this firsthand account. “Due to the Covid virus, most members were in their offices when protestors were marching toward … Read More

Trump Tweets as Washington “Burns”

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In the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency, he has finally topped every shameful and disreputable action he has done in the last four years. Today’s actions, his actions, will go … Read More

Ode to Joy

In all the chaos and division, perhaps all of us have a responsibility to ourselves to step back, push aside differences and focus on a moment of joy, something we could all use right now.

The 2020 baseball season is not only shorter, but due … Read More

How Are You Doing?

With the Covid-19 virus roiling financial markets, creating staggering unemployment numbers, and people tiring of stay-at-home orders, I reached out to several local individuals to share their experiences.

Salud Carbajal represents California’s 24th district in Congress. A former Marine and county supervisor, I have known … Read More

Even though the turmoil in Washington tends to suck all the oxygen out of the news cycle each week, there are positive stories that deserve our attention and appreciation. Here are three. Waffle House Hero – Last month, James Shaw, Jr., who, at the risk … Read More

Two Baseball Stories

On Monday May 1, Baltimore outfielder Adam Jones said he was called the N-word and had a bag of peanuts thrown at him by some Boston Red Sox fans.

Jones said it was one of the worst experiences he’s encountered in the 12-years he’s been … Read More

Miss Congeniality

This is what passes for “gotcha” journalism. WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange has delivered on his promise and released thousands of e-mails, hacked from Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta, everyday in October.

The Clinton campaign will neither confirm nor deny their authenticity. So, this brings up … Read More