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Cats of the Week: Hopper, Cricket, & Lady Bug
Columns

Cats of the Week: Hopper, Cricket, & Lady Bug

Kittens! Meet our three newest: Hopper, white male, Cricket, black female, and Lady Bug, white female. All were born May 1, 2017. We are now taking applications for one, two, or all three! They are absolutely adorable! Adoption fee is $100, which includes spay/neuter, microchip, exam and vaccines.  Our cats are negative FELV/FIV, unless otherwise indicated. …

Smart Women, Smart Money (6/15/17 Issue)
Business, Columns

Smart Women, Smart Money (6/15/17 Issue)

Dear Emmy, should I use my retirement account as a piggy bank? By Emmy Hernandez When the market is high, our 401(k) savings account statements, meant for retirement, look a bit brighter. Some people, hopefully, will choose to increase their monthly contributions to keep up the momentum. Others could be tempted towards the opposite: to…

Benny Bear’s Adventures on Father’s Day
Letters to the Editor

Benny Bear’s Adventures on Father’s Day

With a flash across the evening news, Monrovia’s local station claimeda sighting of celebrities, who had recently gained fame.They had appeared upon the scene, not very long ago,and now their photos could be gleaned on every TV Show. There were never two more handsome than these, free on the run.No finer pairs of great brown…

Why UCSD was Wrong to Select the Dalai Lama as Commencement Speaker
Opinion

Why UCSD was Wrong to Select the Dalai Lama as Commencement Speaker

By Shihao Han Recently, the official website of the University of California San Diego (UCSD), announced that the chancellor will honor the 14th Dalai Lama as the keynote speaker in the all-campus commencement held on June 17. The decision immediately triggered objections among many Chinese students within the UCSD community, including the author. Clearly, it is…

Cat of The Week: Morris
Columns

Cat of The Week: Morris

Morris, the Magnificat! Can this sweet, orange, tabby boy find a safe, loving home after waiting 12 long years? Do you have a place in the sun for him to snooze? Great! Got a comfy sunny pillow? Wonderful! Morris has had a difficult life, but it hasn’t brought him down! He is friendly, easy-going, and…

Cats of the Week: Artic & Aspen
Columns

Cats of the Week: Artic & Aspen

Seeing double? Meet Artic & Aspen. They are twin brothers, gorgeous Turkish Angoras, and 6 months old. These beautiful boys are like two peas in a pod–or should we say two snowflakes! They are sweet, loving, and very bonded, so they must be adopted together. It’s a better idea to adopt two rather than just…

Cats of the Week: Zephyr and Zinnia
Columns

Cats of the Week: Zephyr and Zinnia

Act fast if you want Zephyr and Zinnia! Zephyr and Zinnia were born approximately during March 2017, and will come spayed and neutered, current on kitten vaccines, and micro-chipped. They are total cuddly cutie pies. We encourage adopting two kittens together for optimal socialization, which also qualifies for our Twofer Discount, a great savings! Adoption…

Reader Supports “5 Grievances About Millennials That Are Actually Character Strengths” (May 25 issue)
Letters to the Editor

Reader Supports “5 Grievances About Millennials That Are Actually Character Strengths” (May 25 issue)

Dear Editor, Why, I wonder, is society often indignant (and sometimes enraged) when each new generation brings forth fresh thinking that departs from tradition? Monica Sanchez discusses this phenomenon in her excellent article…particularly Grievance #3: “They have no respect for authority.” In my opinion, those Millennials, who justifiably lose respect for authority deserve praise, because…

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