In “Poor Richard’s Almanac,” Benjamin Franklin imparted a piece of sage advice that, as a California legislator, I think is important for my colleagues and me in Sacramento to heed: “Little strokes fell great oaks.”
I love that the proper term for graduation is commencement. It sends a message: Graduates, everything you’ve done so far was practice for the real world, for life as we know it. Can you turn what you’ve learned into a worthwhile career?
It’s 2019 and headlines abound about measles outbreaks — now the greatest number of U.S. cases since 1994 (and it’s only May). Such concerning news can make it hard to believe that vaccinations are one of America’s greatest public health achievements.
I thought you might be interested in an update on where we are in the growth of our new newspaper baby, the Redlands Community News. Unlike the royal baby, it’s a few weeks old, already has a name and can rightfully claim many parents and grandparents in our community.
Even at California’s current gas prices, I could fill my tank for the next decade if I had a quarter for every time I heard the media gleefully proclaim that the tea party was dead.
It has been 100 days of running for me this year. The last thing I think about at night is when can I get my run in tomorrow? The first thing I think about in the morning is getting that run done.
- Redlands opens visitor center, concierge across from City Hall
- Citizens raise concerns about next generation of cell towers
- Redlands soccer star ready to kick it in Louisiana
- Redlands Oyster Cult ready to make a State Street splash
- New restaurant offers eclectic fare
- ABBA Revisited
- Outlook for Redlands’ groves is ‘frightening’
- Three arrested in pair of armed robberies at area hotels
- Finding the spark of joy in dancing
- Groundwater at spreading basins near record levels
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When I arrived in Washington in 2014 for my first term in Congress, it didn’t take long to see why the American people had such a negative opinion of this once-respected institution.
Thank you, Redlands, for subscribing to the Redlands Community News, our new local-news newspaper. Nearly 1,000 of you have responded with your paid subscriptions.
The first week of this month was National Public Health Week (April 1-7). Perhaps you are thinking “So what?” or even “What is public health?” and you are in good company. When most people think of public health they think of clean water, trash or refuse services, or perhaps vaccinations. In…
In 1776, Founding Father Thomas Paine wrote of the supremacy of law over the whims of individuals in a free society. We have come to think of the rule of law as the utmost of guiding principles in shaping a just government for all.