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The things that matter the most
Perhaps we will have no better perspective of what really matters most to us until the day we die. I was only 15 when I bid farewell to my grandmother one week before New Year’s Day as she ended her long, hard fight with cancer. Just hours before she left us, I had a few minutes to speak with her....
By Jonathan Madison FULL STORY
 
OP-ED: Two cents on pennies
Americans have a complicated relationship with the penny. On one hand, people don’t have much use for pennies and are happy to leave them in those ubiquitous plastic “need a penny” trays at convenience stores. But polls show that a majority of Americans can’t bear the idea of permanently get...
Concord (New Hampshire) Monitor FULL STORY
Letter: Redwood City’s growing pains
Editor, No one can argue that Redwood City is growing by leaps and bounds. The downtown area thrives day and night with new eateries, activities for the entire family and lots and lots of construction projects. Birdwatchers have noted that “cranes are replacing black crows” as the city bird an...
Letter FULL STORY
 
Letter: Police use of force
Editor, I agree with letter-writer Patricia Gray when she says that loyalty to either major political party is misplaced (“The government is not representing the citizens” in the Dec. 17 edition of the Daily Journal). Heck, I’m a registered independent voter myself. I have to strenuously dis...
Letter FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What's your favorite part of this time of year?

Getting together with friends and family
Holiday parties
Getting time away from work
The fact I don't have to make a New Year's resolution yet

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
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