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  • OPINION

    Cherish life’s gifts and the gift of giving

    At last month’s Christmas Tea at St. Alban’s, I did not expect to find any treasures, yet I left knowing that I was richer. Carlos Mendez, a 15-year-old Los Banos High School student, was an unexpected gift for my ears, and for my spirit as well. What a treat to hear such a promising...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letters to the Editor (12/02/2016)

    Merced County District Attorney Larry Morse II has stated in two newspapers that trustee Marlene Smith is lying when she denies ever meeting with Greg Opinski, Dominic Falasco and Tommy Jones at Jones’ house.

  • OPINION

    Haunted, romantic, historic and green – that’s Savannah

    Savannah, Ga., has been called the most romantic, and the most haunted, city in America. For me, it wasn’t so much its romance and ghosts that captivated me as its history and green space.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letters to the Editor (11/26/2016)

    Friday’s Enterprise article on possible new ordinance for marijuana usage is just a waste of time in my opinion.

  • OPINION

    There’s a hero in all of us

    Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. They can enter into our lives at any time and in many life-changing ways.

  • OPINION

    A plea to listen to other people’s stories

    Yesterday we all had the opportunity to reflect on the many blessings for which we can be thankful. I think many of us also reflected on the many concerns we have, for ourselves, our community and our country.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letters to the Editor (11/18/2016)

    There has been some buzz about CAC lately. It is difficult to find anything, anywhere about the Community Advocacy Coalition. Most of what turns up during any kind of search simply highlights some mischievous drama CAC members are involved in.

  • COMMENTARY

    Enjoying World Series experience in Los Banos

    Some people may think that Giants fans in Los Banos might tire of reading a second column about a World Series in which their team didn’t play. But I’m going to trust they won’t. Like Cubs fans, local loyal fans of the Giants waited a long time before celebrating a Series win...

  • COMMENTARY

    ‘Come grow old with me ...’

    Every day I read through the magnets on my refrigerator, including the entreaty by Robert Browning, “Come grow old with me, the best is yet to be.”

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Letters to the Editor (11/11/2016)

    I attended the Los Banos Unified School District board meeting held at City Hall on Sept. 9. Ray Martinez was installed as a school board trustee at that meeting. As is customary during installations, I applauded. After the meeting, citizens shared with me about the way Ray obtained his trustee ...

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