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VIDEO: Little boy sings Marines Hymn

A young boy sang the Marines Hymn while Senator Ted Gaines was honoring veterans.  

Family Diversity

Family Diversity

I have been lucky enough to meet some amazing people and families in this last year. The diversity of people and their particular situations has only reinforced my belief that America fosters a specific spirit to blaze a unique lifestyle to achieve person’s highest potential. Central to a person achieving or moving toward their dreams and goals are supportive communities and families.

It has been truly inspiring to hear the stories of people who attribute their success directly to their church, community, non-profit association, family or a combination of all. Of course, when you read those words, you will immediately have your particular vision of what those support groups look like. I am no different.

Who's Hiring: David's Bridal

ROSEVILLE, CA - David's Bridal is hiring Alteration Specialists, Bridal Consultants, Dress Specialists, and Customer Service Reps.

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Bayside Church's Annual "Trunk or Treat” Events to Draw 7000 People

Bayside Church's Annual "Trunk or Treat” Events to Draw 7000 People

Community events will include canned food drive, as well as more than 700,000 pieces of candy and 24,000 carnival game prizes

WHAT:    The 13th annual “Trunk or Treat” community event at Bayside Church is expanding to now include its newest home in Folsom, Calif. Both the Granite Bay and Folsom campuses will come alive with hundreds of decorated cars, carnival games, inflatable bounce houses, live music, face painting, food vendors and, of course, candy and other treats. In addition to providing a safe and fun place to “trick or treat,” Bayside is also looking to help the area’s less fortunate by asking people to bring canned food items to benefit the Twin Lakes and Placer County food banks.

WHEN:    Sunday, October 30 4:00 p.m.

We're Going to Science Camp!

We're Going to Science Camp!

Next week Jack's 6th grade class is going to Sly Park Environmental Education & Conference Center for a whole week of outdoor study. I'm going along as an adult chaperone. I cannot tell you how excited I am to be going. Seriously! A lot of people would think a week at science camp with a bunch of wild 6th graders doesn't sound like much of a vacation, but I'm so looking forward to it!

They didn't do this program when I was in school (back in the dark ages, you know), so I'll be experiencing the program for the first time along with Jack. I'm looking forward to spending some quality time with him and his buddies, even though I'll be bunking with the girls all week (heated cabins and hot showers--yay!). Jack is still at an age where he doesn't really mind his mom being around.