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Andrea Seastrand

Just say no to Props 68 and 69

California voters should defeat Proposition 68, the Parks Bond. We already have enough debt, says conservative columnist Andrea Seastrand. She also urge a no vote on Prop 69, which would earmark SB 1 gas tax revenue for transportation needs.

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Nextdoor, where paranoia lives

Three years ago, a friend suggested I join Nextdoor. Signing on to this hyper-local online bulletin board accessible to only verified residents would let me see my ridiculous, spoiled neighbors fight about how one’s nanny gave another’s kid a piece of gluten at the park. “You'll have a lot of fun with it,” she said.

Work continues to contain Ferguson fire west of Yosemite

Helicopter flights were suspended due to heavy inversion layer around the Ferguson fire, but work to contain the several thousand acre blaze continues.