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Light at the end of the tunnel

By Cheryl Senn I have been hearing the phrase,”the light at the end of the tunnel” a lot lately from our leaders. Most of them are talking about the Nation going through a world pandemic. With the distribution of the ...

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Honoring Allie

By Dana Xiong, Allie’s mother Dear Friends,  I am sharing a very intimate speech that I gave during an interview with the local news. I know that no words can fully capture the life of my beautiful daughter, Allie Chang. ...

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Overcoming the distance of a COVID Christmas

By Cheryl Senn “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it,” said Helen Keller This holiday season is complicated, at best, and presents many challenges that no other year has ever experienced. ...

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New traditions for Christmas

By Cheryl Senn Christmas time in Sanger has always been a time of traditions. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of the time honored traditions had to be cancelled or modified. Even visiting with Santa has been ...

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Acts of gratitude for Thanksgiving

By Cheryl Senn “Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” – Henri Frederic Amiel The pandemic may have everyone feeling divided and separated, but ...

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Always connected

By Cheryl Senn “Humans are social beings, and we are happier, and better, when connected to others,” said Paul Bloom. Sanger Unified School District’s (SUSD) motto for the 2020-21 school year is “Always connected.” While dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

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Your Vote is your Voice

By Cheryl Senn This has been a very busy week for all the election workers. It appears that more people than in previous elections voted, especially by mail in ballots, prior to the election. It was important for everyone’s voices ...

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Life lesson from little chicks

By Cheryl Senn Just about a week ago, I posted some photos of some just-hatched chicks and shared some thoughts about the chicks on my personal Facebook page. I live on a small farm, in the county, north of Sanger. ...

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No option but to vote

By Cheryl Senn It seems like everyone is talking about voting. Either they are talking about the people they want to see win the presidency, or a local political race. Or they are talking about how there might be voter ...

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Supervisor Magsig shares thoughts on homeless epidemic

By Nathan Magsig, Fresno County Board of Supervisor, District 5 You don’t have to travel far to see evidence of broken lives and failed policies which are fueling the homeless epidemic in the metropolitan area of Fresno County.  With the onset of ...

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