Category: March 2018

Where They Need to Be

My wife woke me before the sun was up on Dec. 20, 2010. Her water broke and our twins were born later that morning. A few days later on Christmas Eve, I was on Mooney Boulevard buying the last little (halfdead) tree left on the lot. I came home to a dark house and decorated the tree so that my family would have the most cheerful Christmas morning possible.

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Finding Common Ground

School campuses are places where students come into daily contact with other children with different backgrounds and experiences. Children hear, consider and learn from different opinions and viewpoints, and they learn much by coming into contact with each other across the 13-year span of a public education.

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Do You Need Disability Income Insurance?

People ordinarily buy property and casualty insurance to protect their possessions (houses, cars and furniture) and life insurance to provide income for their survivors. However, many people don’t think about protecting their income with disability income insurance. But how well could you live if you weren’t able to work?

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Make a Butterfly Feeder

Spring and early summer are butterfly-watching seasons. Butterflies are beautiful to watch, and they are pollinators essential for food and flower propagation. You can persuade these colorful beauties to sip your own homemade nectar by making a butterfly feeder to put in your garden.

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Seniors: Acceptance Letters Are Not Irrevocable!

So it is second semester and seniors are getting acceptance letters and starting to think about which college they will choose to attend. If you are a senior feeling pretty good about your acceptance letters and where you will attend, take warning! It is important that you do not suffer the crippling disease known as Senioritis.

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Financial Accountability

In January, the Visalia City Council received and reviewed the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for fiscal year July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017. State law requires a complete set of audited financial statements annually by the city.

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