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Finding the Keys to Financial Independence

Finding the Keys to Financial Independence

By Attorney John Mlnarik In today’s free market society, individuals are free to spend the money they have and even the money they might have in the future. However, borrowing against your future can be risky, and a bad practice to get into. With all the freedoms we enjoy as U.S. citizens, those who are […]



How Medicare Works With Other Insurance

How Medicare Works With Other Insurance

By Greg Dill If your family is anything like mine, everyone has a certain specialty or role in keeping the household running. Since I wash dishes faster than anyone, I’m the family dishwashing expert. I’m also the point man for paying medical bills. My wife and I have separate health coverage, so I have to make […]



Dagwood and Blondie: The Perfect Couple

Dagwood and Blondie: The Perfect Couple

Dagwood (A194051) and Blondie (A194046) arrived at the shelter together and are an adorable couple. It’s pretty apparent that they love each other. They would like to spend their lives together and we’re trying to help them with that. Dagwood and Blondie are pretty easy keepers, love their walks together, and are quite spry despite […]



What’s Happening with Measure C?

What’s Happening with Measure C?

By Scott Turnbull “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” — Winston Churchill We are shaping our buildings and our future as it pertains to Measure C, SUESD’s $42M General Obligation Bond. We are at a pivotal phase of the process so I thought I would offer an update on where we are on […]



Simplify Me! — On The Road/Curios, Tchotchkes

Simplify Me! — On The Road/Curios, Tchotchkes

On The Road Please simplify me, Pam! I feel like an UBER driver for my family, the car is a disaster, and it seems like we never have that one handy thing we need. ~~~ Spring has sprung, summer’s come, the hills are green, the flowers are blooming, baseball, soccer, dance and karate classes are […]



Renting Out Your Property for the Season

Renting Out Your Property for the Season

What You Need to Know By Attorney Kendall MacRostie As rental fees and mortgage payments continue to climb in major metropolitan areas around the U.S., tenants and homeowners are turning to short-term rental services to relieve the economic burdens that have begun to build up. This option is especially appealing to individuals who travel on […]



July 4th: 73 Years Later

July 4th: 73 Years Later

Remembering D-Day — The 6th of June 1944 By Edita McQuary On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, a small group of people gathered at the California Grill on Green Valley Road in Watsonville to commemorate the event that changed history 73 years ago. On that day in 1944 more than 166,000 troops -73,000 American, 83,115 British […]



BOTAX: Open Your Heart … Adopt a Cat

BOTAX: Open Your Heart … Adopt a Cat

This teeny fellow came to the Shelter weighing just one pound. That was a month ago and, thanks to a Foster Volunteer opening their heart and home to him, he has nearly doubled his weight! He had a wonderful time playing with our Youth Volunteers during After School Animal Advocates in May and is now […]



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