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Prayers for my Texas Family, from Jaime, who made it home from Texas, before Harvey hit

By Jaime Garza You see I was born in Weslaco, Texas, but was raised the City of Sanger, California, with my family, which included my brother and sister, in all 11 of us. But back in the early 40’s, both ...

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A national eclipse experience

By Cheryl Senn “Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the ...

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Building community at St. Mary’s Summer Festival

By Cheryl Senn While attending last weekend’s St. Mary’s Summer Festival, I was able to listen to some talented Sanger youth on Youth Night. I was able to enjoy live music, games and food too. I attended two evenings of ...

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#thebeachlife

By Cheryl Senn I, along with other Valley residents, who want to escape the Valley heat, made the three hour drive to the Central Coast last weekend and found myself living the beach life while I was there. The beach ...

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View from an intern

By Berenice Vargas This summer was by far the most interesting summers I’ve ever had, most likely because I didn’t stay home all summer long. I had the opportunity of meeting new people, doing exciting things, learning new things, and ...

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I wish…

By Cheryl Senn If you had three wishes what would you wish for? What if you had seven wishes, would it be harder to come up with some wishes? So many times I hear people say ‘I wish’ and then ...

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Looking ahead down new roads

By Cheryl Senn There has been a lot road construction and improvements taking place in the City of Sanger this summer. Watching all the road work and having to navigate around the road work to get to my office has ...

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What does it mean to be a hero?

By Cheryl Senn During this past Independence Day, 4th of July week, there were many opportunities to find out what a hero is. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – ...

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The Legacy of Making It Better

By Cheryl Senn This past weekend I was able to enjoy a couple of movies. One movie, “The Book of Henry,” just started playing in theaters this past Friday. The trailer seemed very interesting and so I gave it a ...

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Throw out the map for a new adventure

By Cheryl Senn On the front cover of the program which was handed out at the recent Kings River/Taft High School graduation, it said,”And now the adventure begins.” There is a whole world filled with adventure awaiting all the graduates. ...

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