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    A Safer BART for All

    Editor’s Note: This Op-Ed first appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle on June 19, 2017 Lateefah Simon and Nick Josefowitz BART plays an essential role in hundreds of thousands of people’s daily commutes. As BART riders elected to the agency’s board of directors, we firmly believe that BART should...
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    City, County, State & Federal Budgets are Being Proposed

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Residents, especially citizens who registered to vote, who are concerned, who learn about the issues, and actually voted for their elected representative at local, state and federal levels of governance, must understand that they are stakeholders (similar to investors who purchase shares of a corporation)....
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    A Look into the World of Cars 3: The Future and McQueen

    Arturo Hilario El Observador We had an opportunity to sit down with creators at Pixar who were involved with their newest lm, Cars 3. Jay Ward, the Cars Legacy Guardian at Pixar Studios, and Ray Evernham, currently a consultant for Hendrick Motorsports, were gracious enough to talk about how...
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    Rituales con frutas, flores, hierbas y vegetales

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador PARA PROMOVER LA FELICIDAD Tomar infusiones de Mosto de San Juan antes de irse a dormir. Tomar un baño con agua de llantén dos veces por semana. Un florero de vidrio se llena con flores secas de lavanda, hierbabuena y mejorana, después se coloca...
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    How Do You See the Future?

    Shelly Palmer Tomorrow will be nothing like today. It may look and feel a lot like today – you’ll get up, have breakfast, exercise, go off to work, etc. But tomorrow will be nothing like today. Tomorrow there will be 600,000 new smartphone activations, 540,000 new computers sold, hundreds...
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    The NBA Finals 2017: How Kevin Durant Proved His Critics Wrong

    Justin Rossi El Observador The Golden State Warriors are champions for the second time in three years. Steph, Klay, Dray, Iggy and Steve Kerr add a second ring to their fingers and the team hangs up another banner. For Kevin Durant, this was his first championship and he made...
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    Rural Calif. Suffers Most If Policymakers Slash Medi-Cal

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s rural areas have gained the most from the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act – and also have the most to lose if massive cuts are made to Medi-Cal – as it is known in the state. A new...
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    Travel Tips for Your Summer Vacation

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Whether you live in the Bay Area and want to escape San Francisco’s infamous drizzly summer, or your neighborhood gets so hot in July and August that you want to visit cooler pastures, summer is the perfect time to travel! Traveling is...
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    SUMMER TIME 2017 LOOKS

    Estephany Haro El Observador Here’s a list we created of 5 items you must have for summer:  • A pair of sunglasses  are essential for summer, not only do they help us look fashionable but it prevents the sun’s UV rays from hitting our eye area. • A loose...