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    Study: White Men Often Emotionally Attached to Guns

    Mark Richardson Public News Service Texas – A new study on gun culture finds that a small, but influential group of Americans sees guns not as a problem, but as a way to solve a problem. The report, published in the journal Social Problems, analyzed gun owners in Texas and...
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    CA Counties: Senate Tax Bill Will Force Local Gov’ts to Raise Fees, Taxes

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The people who run many of California’s counties are speaking out against the tax bill that just cleared the Senate vote. They say they’re worried it will eliminate important deductions and force local governments to cut services or raise taxes or...
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    A Winter Guide 2017

    Things to do, see and experience nearby El Observador As the nights grow longer and we get closer to the end of 2017, the time for outdoor activities dwindles, unless you’re bundled up. Even then, it’s cold out, and Netflix and a hot beverage are a siren song. But...
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    Calendar 12.08

    Downtown Ice Friday December 8, 2017 / All Day Downtown San Jose S Market St San Jose, CA www.downtownicesj.com 12 Days of Arts Friday December 8, 2017 / All Day Downtown San Jose San Jose, CA Free Christmas in the Park 2017 Friday December 8, 2017 / All Day...
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    Y el muro ¿para qué?

    Por José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Las nuevas estadísticas del Departamento de Seguridad Interna (DHS) que reflejan la mayor disminución en los cruces ilegales y arrestos por parte de la Patrulla Fronteriza en los últimos 46 años, por lo cual se abre una interrogante lógica: ¿por qué entonces...
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    AN EMAIL COMMUNICATION FROM CA’S U.S. SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR During this Christian Advent Season, we all need to meditate on the biblical passage (Matthew 20:20- 21) which records that in Zebedee, a mother knelt before Jesus petitioning Him to “Declare that these two sons of mine (James and John) will sit, one at your...
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    Reaching Out Will Distribute Christmas Food To 5,000+ Needy Families

    Reaching Out SAN JOSE, CA—The Reaching Out Food Center at the Cathedral of Faith will hold their annual ‘Celebration of Love’ Friday, December 22 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Over 2,500 grocery carts full of food will be distributed that day. During the entire month of December, 5,000...
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    Spectacular Holiday Lights at Fantasy of Lights

    Fantasy of Lights is a spectacular 1.5-mile drive-through extravaganza of Holiday Lights and Displays for the entire family. First presented in 1999, Fantasy of Lights is now in its 19th year and has become a cherished Holiday tradition. It is bigger, better and brighter than ever before thanks to...
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    ¡Vamos a Gozar!

    Holiday Train Caltrain & the Silicon Valley Community Foundation Saturday December 2 – Sunday December 3 / Various Stations & Times Caltrain Throughout the Bay Area Info & Times: holiday-train.org/train-schedule Free...