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“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…

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…

Bullying, Cyber-bullying at Temple City High?

OPINION Bullying, Cyber-bullying By Terry Miller Two weeks ago, our newspaper(s) and website(s) published an account of a few students who are concerned about an…

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…

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…

Relaxing at the Hyatt on the American Riviera

  Santa Barbara is often called the American Riviera. With its wonderful beaches, perfect weather and iconic mission-styled architecture, it is easy to see why.…

Happy in Hermosa Beach

It was a memorable morning in Hermosa Beach. I awoke to the sounds of waves crashing and seagulls singing. I sipped coffee on a private…