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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

Clinton’s Latest E-Mail Battle

On October 4, The New York Times reported a new war. The combatants are WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange on one side and Google, mass surveillance, war, oil, the United States election and Hillary Clinton, on the other.

Speaking from his Berlin bunker (aka, the Read More

Late Friday, CNN Tech reported (Feb. 19) that The House Energy and Commerce Committee has invited Apple CEO Tim Cook and F.B.I. Director James Comey “to explain to Congress and the American people the issues at play and how they plan to move forward.” This … Read More