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Cuba’s new day
I learned my first Spanish curse words when I happened to mention the name Castro in front of my friend’s dad. A litany of such language followed and I was essentially instructed not to speak the name again in their house. I didn’t know the meaning of the words but I certainly knew what they mea...
OP-ED: U.S. forces preparing Afghans for success
The long war in Afghanistan is winding down, with American forces gradually pulling out and turning over control of security to Afghan forces. Green Berets from Fort Bragg have seen other conflicts reach this point, only for reversals to erase those gains. But they and their commanders believe what...
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Letter: IHSS workers deserve a living wage increase
Editor, For the past few months, my home care provider has fought for her right to a livable wage. She deserves to be treated with respect by the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. I would be forced to move into a small, stale room if it wasn’t for this program. My home care provider’s work...
Letter: A Cuban-American’s perspective on policy changes
Editor, Oftentimes when I tell someone I am Cuban-American (born of Cuban parents in the United States and raised in Miami) the response is the same, “Oh that’s so cool. Have you been to Cuba?” to which I always reply, “No not yet. Someday.” Rarely do I get into my reasons for not going....
Letter: Foster City Council meeting
Editor, I watched with much disappointment the last Foster City Council meeting at which the council selected the new mayor and vice mayor for next year. Once again, Councilman Herb Perez chose to pursue a practice of petty politics, veiled threats and not-so-subtle insults as he challenged his ...

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