Off the Main Roads: A wall of green …

If you’re similar to most of the Hill populace, many of your trips into nature are characterized by toiling up a dusty path through...

Today’s Health Issues: How to choose a hospital …

Sooner or later we are all going to need to be admitted to a hospital. Most of the time the decision is made for...

Readers Write: ‘Noisy’ skies saving our town

Editor: I sincerely hope that all of you who have been complaining about the aircraft noise are able to appreciate the current aircraft noise that...

Creature Corner: June 14, 2018

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF family members wondered why they hadn’t yet found their forever homes. Panther: Wow. I think things...

Past Tense: April 26, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 All major streams in the mountains had been stocked for the May 1 trout opener. Among the volunteers were a...

Open government 101

By Peter Scheer, Executive Director First Amendment Coalition   Prop 42, on the ballot for California’s June 4 election, will amend the Constitution to assure that local...

Creature Corner: July 30, 2015

All four paws up and a big meow to the last two kittens. Rhett and Gatsby, stepbrothers, were adopted together forever. Yea! Mr. Grey has...

Past Tense: May 19, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Opening of trout season was marred by severe weather and tragedy. Ten camping parties had to be rescued from Dark...

Creature Corner: November 7, 2019

Mr. Gray Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF cats discussed the new kittens and the...

Tax Tips: Social security benefit taxation

The taxation of Social Security benefits depends on several complex calculations. The first step is to calculate your provisional income, which is your gross income...
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