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Five downsizing tips from the pros
For empty nesters, seniors and others who find themselves moving into a smaller space, downsizing can feel emotionally and physically overwhelming. But careful planning and perspective can make it easier. It helps to keep your eyes on the prize, experts say. Envision how great it will feel to be un...
By Katherine Roth The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Backyard mini orchards: Smaller apple trees a popular option
Miniature trees have become a popular way to grow apples in backyards. Dwarf and semi-dwarf trees are smaller than standard varieties, yet faster to mature and produce. “Smaller trees are more efficient for labor. They’re also more efficient for space,” said Michael Parker, an extension hor...
By Dean Fosdick The Associated Press FULL STORY
This day in history
In 1718, hundreds of French colonists arrived in Louisiana, with some settling in present-day New Orleans. In 1825, Uruguay declared independence from Brazil. In 1921, the United States signed a peace treaty with Germany. In 1944, during World War II, Paris was liberated by Allied forces after fo...
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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Would you welcome express lanes with a toll or carpool lanes on Highway 101 in San Mateo County?

Yes, they will help with traffic
Yes, but only carpool lanes
Only if the lanes are added and not taken away from current lanes
Not sure
No way

 

 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
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