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Back to school in a virtual world with Distance Learning

By Cheryl Senn The Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) 2020 back to school routine was interrupted by COVID-19 in a historic way. There were no traditional back to school nights or the huge General Session. Even back to school shopping ...

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Save the children

By Anahi Jaramillo Wake up. Eat. Learn. Sleep. Repeat. A child’s life isn’t a complicated life, it’s not a chaotic life. They go about their day, enjoying every shade of color, every smile that comes their way. A child’s first ...

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The blame game

By Cheryl Senn It’s hard to believe that something as microscopic as the coronavirus can wreak such havoc when it comes to people blaming each other for the ills of the world. Neal Shusterman once said,”Everyone needs someone to blame.” ...

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Can’t count on the numbers

By Cheryl Senn It seems that the world has a constant eye on the COVID-19 counts, whether it is deaths, cases, hospitalizations, or community numbers. It seems the Governor of California and Fresno County also concern themselves with the “Positivity ...

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Do what’s right on the 4th

By Cheryl Senn This 4th of July will have people celebrating Independence Day in a whole new way. Most cities will not have a fireworks show for the community to gather and celebrate together due to State, County and City ...

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Sanger Sports flowing into a new norm

By Anahi Jaramillo “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it ...

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Prayers for the people

By Cheryl Senn A couple of weeks ago, pastors from local Sanger churches, gathered together at Brehler Square, in downtown Sanger, to pray for the residents of Sanger, the County, the State of California, the United States and the world. ...

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The sign of the times

By Cheryl Senn While driving home the other night, I noticed the electronic billboard, which is close to the intersection of Hwy 180 and Academy had a different message on it than it usually had. In the past, the sign ...

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Cautious optimism

By Cheryl Senn Watching National and State leaders talk about how to relax the current ‘Stay at Home” order had me notice a phase being used quite a lot. Cautious optimism. These two words are used to describe businesses opening ...

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Virtual reporting

By Anahi Jaramillo There’s many different things that come when being a reporter. Not only the communication to others and meeting new people, but the small conversations you have with people that are being interviewed. You learn their body language ...

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