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WaterFlix

WaterFlix

Have You Seen These Water Films? By Melanie Mow Schumacher, PE This winter — with the relentless stormy days and flu/cold season in full swing — it may be an opportune time to stretch out on the couch, grab a blanket and some popcorn, and watch a movie. How about making your next movie binge […]






Alfred (Alfie) — Motivated by Treats!

Alfred (Alfie) — Motivated by Treats!

Alfie (A232307) has been a foster dog for over a week now … “For our first couple of days in foster, Alfie was a little worrisome. Shelter staff told me he probably just needed some time to decompress. Sure enough, last night he came walking out of his kennel and hopped up in my lap. He […]






No Falling Allowed!

No Falling Allowed!

By Ryan Peters, Captain Aptos/La Selva Fire District In this month’s column, as the rain pours down, I feel it’s a good time of the year to discuss falls and fall prevention among older adults. Our crews at Aptos/La Selva Fire District regularly receive 911 calls for aging adults who are the victim of ground […]






True or False?

True or False?

By Melanie Mow Schumacher, PE There’s a lot of talk these days about “fake” news, “alternative facts,” and general mistrust of the media. With multiple sources of news available, it’s important to understand and separate the information from misinformation that we all are bombarded with. For example, take a look at these recent statements that […]






Ask SCORE: Family Business

Ask SCORE: Family Business

A Monthly Column of Information for Small Business Q: I suspect my children don’t want to take over my business, but I’d like to retire at some point. What should I do? ••• Though you spend decades building and running your businesses, you can’t run it forever. You might interest your kids by involving them […]






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