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Volume 22 Issue 5                                              Serving Auburn and Placer County since 1987                                                                                                           First Issue of March, 2011




 A Community Call to Action
                     Stamping Out Older Adult Hunger
                                                                                                                                                                            Target Corporation
                                                                                                                                                                           Must Pay $22.5 Million
                                                                                                                                                                              in Settlement for
                                                                                                                                  Roeder reported that, “with-
                                                                                                                              out collaborative funding support
                                                                                                                              from community leaders and citi-
                                                                                                                              zens, Seniors First will be forced to
                                                                                                                                                                          Environmental Violations
                                                                                                                                                                         From Placer County                       disregard important environmental
                                                                                                                              choose between limiting the number                                                  rules and regulations at the expense
                                                                                                                              of meals delivered each week and
                                                                                                                                                                         District Attorney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of community members, no matter
                                                                                                                              drastically cutting back on the num-              Placer County – Placer County     the size of the business.”
                                                                                                                              ber of participants currently ben-         District Attorney Scott Owens               Owens thanked fellow prosecutors
                                                                                                                              efitting from this vital assistance.”      announced today (March 3rd) that         across the state.
                                                                                                                                  Approximately 300 people par-          a judge in Northern California has          “This case represents a tremendous
                                                                                                                              ticipate in the Seniors First Senior       ordered the Minnesota-based Target       effort by prosecutors and investiga-
                                                                                                                              Nutrition Program daily for a total        Corporation to pay $22.5 million as      tors statewide to stop illegal dumping
                                                                                                                              of 75,000 meals served annually.           part of a settlement for the dumping     of hazardous waste,” he said.
                                                                                                                                  “A person who donates $100             of pesticides and other hazardous           Included in the settlement is a per-
                                                                                                                              would be providing 12 meals for            chemicals by Target stores into drains   manent injunction that will require
                                                                                                                              a senior,” Roeder said. “And the           or trash compactors.                     Target to be accountable for comply-
                                                                                                                              meals our professional kitchen                In addition to Placer County, 20      ing with the letter and spirit of envi-
                                                                                                                              staff prepares are not just nutrition-     other California district attorney’s     ronmental laws.
                                                                                                                              ally balanced, they are delicious.”        offices, the state Attorney General         Target Corporation must pay $22.5
                                                                                                                                  The Senior Nutrition Program cur-      and the City Attorneys in San Diego      million in civil penalties and costs, as
                                                                                                                              rently has over 50 seniors on a waiting    and Los Angeles were involved in the     well as for the funding of several sup-
                                                                                                                              list. They either have no way to get to    statewide prosecution of Target in a     plemental environmental projects.
                                                                                                                              one of the Senior Cafés or are unable      civil environmental action.                 As a result of the prosecution, many
                                                                                                                              to prepare meals in their homes.              Besides the prosecuting agencies,
                                                                                                                                  The Senior Café and Home                                                        California Target stores have already
                                                                                                                                                                         numerous investigative or enforce-       adopted new policies and procedures
                                                                                                                              Delivered Meals Programs provide           ment agencies such as fire depart-
                                                                                                                              hot, noon-time meals Mondays                                                        designed to eliminate the disposal of
                                                                                                                                                                         ments and environmental health           hazardous waste into store trash com-
Senior Nurtition receives a Donation from Supervisor Montgomery and City Councilman Holmes.                                   through Fridays. A donation of only $3     departments throughout California
                                                                                                                              is suggested to offset some of the costs                                            pactors and down drains.
                                                                                                                                                                         will receive monetary amounts from          Stores are now required to maintain
From Seniors First, Inc.                staff is continually exploring new         Meals Program was not an option            to prepare, serve and deliver meals.       Target in the settlement.
                                                                                                                                  While numerous counties now                                                     their hazardous waste in segregated,
                                        funding sources while fully utiliz-        because it currently is at capacity.                                                     The judgment is the culmina-
   Placer County - Two local elected                                                                                          deliver five frozen meals once a                                                    labeled containers so as to minimize
                                        ing in-place funding in the most fis-         Two members of the Loomis man’s                                                    tion of a civil enforcement lawsuit
officials are issuing a community                                                                                             week, Seniors First is fighting hard                                                the risk of exposure to employees and
                                        cally responsible manner possible.         church congregation heard about his                                                   filed in Alameda County two years
call to action to help combat hunger                                                                                          to maintain its long-established                                                    customers and to ensure that incom-
                                           The two elected officials empha-        situation and volunteered to forfeit                                                  ago claiming that more than 290
among older adults in Placer County.                                                                                          practice of delivering hot, nutri-                                                  patible wastes, such as ammonia and
                                        sized that, in this current economic       their coffee breaks to drive him to                                                   Target stores and distribution cen-
   In an effort to raise awareness                                                                                            tionally balanced meals daily.                                                      chlorine, do not combine to cause
                                        climate, it is going to take a long-term   the café and give up lunch breaks to                                                  ters throughout California handled
and inspire community giving,                                                                                                     Roeder noted that there are many                                                dangerous chemical reactions.
                                        cooperative effort by the residents        take him back home. Unfortunately,                                                    and disposed of various hazardous
Placer County Supervisor Jennifer                                                                                             opportunities for community mem-                                                       California law requires companies
                                        of Placer County to help the Senior        they are only available three days                                                    wastes and materials improperly over
Montgomery recently donated                                                                                                   bers to help, such as donating finan-                                               to properly store, handle and dispose
                                        Nutrition Program continue feeding         a week. Luckily, an 84-year-old                                                       a seven-year period.
$5,000 from her District 5 Revenue                                                                                            cially or volunteering to give up                                                   of hazardous wastes and materials
                                        seniors who rely on its meals every day.   Colfax resident who drives him-                                                          The hazardous wastes and material
Sharing Fund to the cause, and City                                                                                           coffee breaks to make sure seniors                                                  to avoid harm to persons and the
                                           Nationwide, hunger among older          self to the Auburn Café volun-                                                        included pesticides, paint, aerosols,
Councilman Mike Holmes, a member                                                                                              can attend one of the organization’s                                                environment.
                                        Americans has reached a critical           teered to pick up and drop off the                                                    oven cleaners, pool chemicals, drain
of the Rotary Club of Auburn, matched                                                                                         nine Senior Cafés. “What we need                                                       In the case involving the Target
                                        level. Every night, an estimated           Loomis resident the other two days.                                                   openers and other flammable, toxic
a $500 donation from the club.                                                                                                at this point is the commitment of                                                  Corporation, prosecutors contended
                                        51 million people in the United               “While many local seniors are                                                      and corrosive materials.
   Other recent donations include a                                                                                           sustained funding. That might be                                                    that Target routinely ignored those
                                        States go to bed hungry. Among             fortunate enough to receive the sup-                                                     All Target stores in Placer County
generous gift of $10,000 from the                                                                                             a recurring (monthly, quarterly,                                                    laws in an effort to cut costs.
                                        them are approximately 6 million           port of friends, neighbors, and family                                                were involved in the hazardous
Wells Fargo Foundation and $1,000                                                                                             annual) donation. Another way to                                                       They said Target failed to develop
                                        older adults who are unable to pur-        members, a particularly large por-                                                    waste violations, and three agencies
raised by the Auburn California                                                                                               support this much needed program                                                    and implement an effective program
                                        chase or prepare nutritious meals.         tion of our elderly rely on the Senior                                                within Placer will receive a combined
Area Council of Beta Sigma Phi at                                                                                             would be for service clubs to com-                                                  to ensure that employees properly
                                           Locally, some citizens are leading      Nutrition Program for their only
a recent social and silent auction.                                                                                           mit to host an annual fundraiser.”         $40,000 in the settlement.               identified defective, damaged and
                                        by example.                                daily contact,” said Candace Roeder,
   In their call for community                                                                                                    “The bottom line,” according to           The breakdown includes $25,000 to     leaking products containing hazard-
                                           A good example is three people          Executive Director for Seniors First.
action, Supervisor Montgomery and                                                                                             Roeder, “is Seniors First can no lon-      the Placer County District Attorney’s    ous and toxic chemicals as hazardous
                                        who came to the aid of a 90-year-          “A lot of our Home Delivered Meals
Councilman Holmes emphasized                                                                                                  ger shoulder the financial responsi-       Office, $7,500 to the Roseville Fire     waste.
                                        old Loomis resident who no longer          participants will meet the volun-
that Seniors First and the Senior                                                                                             bility of this program alone. We need      Department and $7,500 to the Placer         The prosecutors said Target also
                                        drives. He had been driving himself        teer delivery driver at their doors.
Nutrition Program currently face                                                                                              the assistance of our community if         County Certified Unified Program         failed to dispose of the hazardous
                                        to the nearest Senior Café in Auburn       They just want someone to talk to.”
sizeable funding challenges, and                                                                                              we are to sustain this program. We         Agency, which is the county’s envi-      material properly, instead throw-
                                        for many years to enjoy the social            She emphasized that the lat-
their future ability to continue ser-                                                                                         need to come together as one to feed       ronmental health agency.
                                        atmosphere and nutritional meals           ter program also allows Seniors                                                                                                ing such materials and products into
vices is uncertain without sustained                                                                                          those individuals who, for a variety          Owens said today’s settlement
                                        provided by Seniors First. After he        First to check on the well-being of                                                                                            drains or company trash compactors.
assistance from the community.                                                                                                of reasons, cannot feed themselves.”       “should serve as a warning that
                                        gave up driving, participating in          socially isolated, homebound seniors.
   Seniors First’s fund-development                                                                                                                                      businesses will not be allowed to
                                        the organization’s Home Delivered




                                                                                      Celebrity Chefs were Cookin’
                                                                                   By Paula Mosqueda                          proof that everyday folks can also            Along with the tasty food, the        especially delicious. To those who
                                                                                                                              be experts in the art of cooking.          musical talents of Doc Bach’s            came and partook of the savory
                                                                                     Auburn–The 25th Annual
                                                                                                                              Accountants, lawyers, jewelers,            Jazz Band were appreciated by the        offerings, the 49er Lions and the
                                                                                   Celebrity Chef Cooking for
                                                                                                                              hospital workers, retirees, and, yes,      crowd. The Sugar Plump Fairies           Sutter Auburn Faith hospice thank
                                                                                   Community Service event took
                                                                                                                              restaurant owners, were all united         arrived with an assortment of raffle     you and hope you enjoyed the
                                                                                   place on Thursday evening, March
                                                                                                                              in this silver anniversary event.          prizes. At the end of the evening,       evening.
                                                                                   3, 2011, at the Placer Building
                                                                                                                                 This event is sponsored by the          everyone was a winner.                      To learn more about the activi-
                                                                                   of the Auburn Gold Country
                                                                                                                              Auburn 49er Lions Club to ben-                Norm Kendall, chairman of             ties of the Auburn 49er Lions Club,
                                                                                   Fairgrounds. Nearly 100 local
                                                                                                                              efit local non-profit organizations.       the event, offers his thanks to all      contact them at auburn49erlions@
                                                                                   chefs gathered to present their
                                                                                                                              This year, the Sutter Auburn Faith         the cooks who gave of their time         gmail.com.
                                                                                   special culinary creations to the
                                                                                                                              Hospice was selected.                      and talent to make the evening
                                                                                   hungry crowd. These chefs offered


                                                                                   The Sugar Plump Fairies helped raise funds through the event raffle. Photograph courtesy of Paula Mosqueda.


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  This Charade is Over                                                                                                                                                             The Political Economy of
                                                                                                                                                                                 Government Employee Unions
   How government-employee unions gain the power to tax while driving state and local governments to bankruptcy
                                                                                                                                                                                              some have already done, or drastically cut     Featherbedding in the government sector is
                                                                                                                                                                                              back or eliminate government-employee          viewed as a benefit to both politicians and
                                                                                                                                                                                              pensions.                                      unions — but certainly not to taxpayers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Government-employee unions are             The unions collect more union dues with
                                                                                                                                                                                              primarily interested in maximizing the         more government employees, while the
                                                                                                                                                                                              profits of the union. Consequently, they       politicians get to hand out more patronage
                                                                                                                                                                                              use civil-service regulations as a tool to     jobs. Each patronage job is usually worth
                                                                                                                                                                                              protect the job of every last government       two or more votes, since the government
                                                                                                                                                                                              bureaucrat, no matter how incompetent or       employee can always be counted on to get
                                                                                                                                                                                              irresponsible he or she is. Fewer employed     at least one family member or close friend
                                                                                                                                                                                              bureaucrats means fewer union dues are         to vote for the politician who gave him
                                                                                                                                                                                              being paid. Thus, it is almost guaranteed      the job. This is why, in the vast literature
                                                                                                                                                                                              that government-employee unions will           showing the superior efficiency of private
                                                                                                                                                                                              challenge in court the attempted dismissal     versus government enterprises, govern-
                                                                                                                                                                                              of all bureaucrats save the occasional         ment almost always has higher labor costs
                                                                                                                                                                                              ones who are accused of actual crimi-          for the same functions.
                                                                                                                                                                                              nal behavior. This means that firing an            Every government-employee union is a
                                                                                                                                                                                              incompetent government school teacher,         political machine that lobbies relentlessly
                                                                                                                                                                                              for example, can take months, or years, of     for higher taxes, increased government
                                                                                                                                                                                              legal wrangling.                               spending, more featherbedding, and more
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Politicians discovered long ago that the   pension promises — while demonizing
                                                                                                                                                                                              most convenient response to this dilemma       hesitant taxpayers as uncaring enemies of
                                                                                                                                                                                              is to actually reward the incompetent          children, the elderly, and the poor (who
                                                                                                                                                                                              bureaucrat with an administrative job that     are purportedly “served” by the govern-
                                                                                                                                                                                              he or she will gladly accept, along with       ment bureaucrats the unions represent).
                                                                                                                                                                                              its higher pay and perks. That solves the          It is the old socialist trick that Frédéric
                                                                                                                                                                                              problem of parents who complain that           Bastiat wrote about in his famous essay,
                                                                                                                                                                                              their children’s math teacher cannot do        The Law: The unions view advocates of
                                                                                                                                                                                              math, while eliminating the possibility of     school privatization, not as legitimate
                                                                                                                                                                                              a lawsuit by the union. This is why gov-       critics of a failed system, but as haters of
                                                                                                                                                                                              ernment-school administrative offices are      children. And the unions treat critics of the
                                                                                                                                                                                              bloated bureaucratic monstrosities filled      welfare state, not as persons concerned
The recent rally claimed “Fat Cats!” from both sides of the political debate. Photograph by Amanda Morello.                                                                                   with teachers who can’t teach and are          with the destruction of the work ethic and
                                                                                                                                                                                              given the responsibilities of “administer-     of the family that has been caused by the
Commentary by Thomas DiLorenzo,                 two or three years in government schools)     other areas of government “service.” As          the chances of being kicked out of office      ing” the entire school system instead. No      welfare state, but as enemies of the poor.
Professor of economics                          and civil service regulations make it         Milton Friedman once wrote, government           themselves in the next election. The “solu-    private-sector school could survive with           This charade is over. American taxpay-
                                                extremely costly if not virtually impos-      bureaucracies — especially unionized             tion” to this dilemma has been to offer        such a perverse policy.                        ers finally seem to be aware that they are
Whiskey & Gunpowder,
                                                sible to hire replacement workers.            ones — are like economic black holes             government-employee unions moderate                Government-employee unions are             the servants, not the masters, of govern-
Reprinted by permission
                                                    Thus, when government bureaucrats         where increased “inputs” lead to declin-         wage increases but spectacular pension         also champions of “featherbedding” —           ment at all levels. Government-employee
    The main reason so many state and           go on strike they have the ability to com-    ing “outputs.” The more that is spent on         promises. This allows politicians to pan-      the union practice of forcing employers        unions have played a key role in causing
local governments are bankrupt, or on the       pletely shut down the entire “industry”       government schools, the less educated are        der to the unions but defer the costs to the   to hire more than the number of people         bankruptcy in most American states, and
verge of bankruptcy, is the combination         they “work” in indefinitely. The taxpayers    the students. The more that is spent on          future, long after the panderers are retired   necessary to do the job. If this occurs in     their pleas for more bailouts financed by
of government-run monopolies and gov-           will complain bitterly about the absence      welfare, the more poverty there is, and so       from politics.                                 the private sector, the higher wage costs      endless tax increases are finally ringing
ernment-employee unions. Government-            of schools and garbage collection, forcing    on. This of course is the exact opposite of         As taxpayers in California, Wisconsin,      will make the firm less competitive and        hollow.
employee unions have vastly more power          the mayor, governor, or city councilors to    normal economic life in the private sec-         Indiana, and many other states are realiz-     less profitable. It may even go bankrupt,        Thomas DiLorenzo is professor of eco-
than do private-sector unions because           quickly cave in to the union’s demands to     tor, where increased inputs lead to more         ing, the future has arrived. The Wall Street   as the heavily unionized American steel,       nomics at Loyola University Maryland
the entities they work for are typically        avoid risking the loss of their own jobs      products and services, not fewer.                Journal reports that state and local gov-      automobile, and textile industries learned     and a member of the senior faculty of the
monopolies.                                     due to voter dissatisfaction. This process        Thirty years ago, the economist Sharon       ernments in the United States currently        decades ago.                                   Mises Institute. He is the author of many
    When the employees of a grocery store,      is the primary reason why, in general, the    Smith was publishing research showing            have $3.5 trillion in unfunded pension             No such thing happens in govern-           books, including How Capitalism Saved
for example, go on strike and shut down         expenses of state and local governments       that government employees were paid as           liabilities. They must either raise taxes      ment, where there are no profit-and-loss       America.
the store, consumers can simply shop            have skyrocketed year in and year out,        much as 40 percent more than comparable          dramatically to fund these liabilities, as     statements, in an accounting sense, and
elsewhere, and the grocery-store manage-        while the “production” of government          private-sector employees. If anything, that                                                     most agencies are monopolies anyway.
ment is perfectly free to hire replacement      employees declines.                           wage premium has likely increased.
workers. In contrast, when a city teachers’         For decades, researchers have noted           The enormous power of government-
or garbage-truck drivers’ union goes on         that the more money that is spent per         employee unions effectively transfers the
strike, there is no school and no garbage
collection as long as the strike goes on. In
addition, teachers’ tenure (typically after
                                                pupil in the government schools, the
                                                worse is the performance of the students.
                                                Similar outcomes are prevalent in all
                                                                                              power to tax from voters to the unions.
                                                                                              Because government-employee unions
                                                                                              can so easily force elected officials to
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Budget Needs Real, Structural Reform    deficit is even bigger and continues
                                        to worsen by the day.
                                                                                  Resources Committee on a party
                                                                                  line vote. Fortunately, I was able to
                                                                                                                                                                     Around Town
                                                                                                                                                                     with Loyce Smallwood
                                           It’s time for the serious, long-term   work with former Governor Arnold
                                        reform our state desperately needs        Schwarzenegger on a similar bill                                                   express your creativity hands-on?        foodie choice along with Linda’s
                                        to provide relief to hardworking          that did ultimately eliminate the                                                  Join the ceramists during clay days      turkey/avocado sandwich favor-
                                        taxpayers, encourage job creation         waste board, but we must be able                                                   at the Placer School for Adults at the   ite. Cynthia Farrell is co-owner of
                                        and allow California’s economy            to work together as Legislators                                                    DeWitt Center, Auburn on Fridays         Eclectic Home consignment store DT
                                        to recover.                               to go further.                                Auburn - Altered States celebrat-    from 9am to 4pm where a good time        Auburn on Lincoln Way across from
                                           For years, I have been calling            In these tough times, these types       ing a Stan Padilla Retrospective con-   is had by all. Seeking motivation?       the town square where the alluring
                                        for structural reform to California’s     of reforms are exactly what we as          tinues through April 2 with closing     Lifestyle Coach Cynthia Farrell will     store is chock full of a dazzling array
                                        budget process.                           a legislative body should be doing–        dinner benefit supporting Placer        share her keys to success at 11am on     of furniture and home accessories
                                           My first bill I introduced in the      cutting our own spending, reducing         Arts and the Artist Sanctuary. The      Thursday, March 17 when Farrell          including glassware/ceramics/lamps
                                        Legislature,Assembly Constitutional       the costs to do business and putting       Auburn Arts Building where Padilla      makes the community connection at        and even includes an impressive art
                                        Amendment 3, would have aligned           money away for years when our rev-         art is featured is 808 Lincoln Way      Courthouse Coffee in Auburn. The         gallery featuring local art. Auburn
                                        state spending with population            enue falls short.                          Downtown Auburn. Padilla is con-        event is free to the public and the      really does have it all. Comments/
By Ted Gaines, State Senator            growth and set aside money for non-          Each day we don’t act, we con-          sidered by many to be an Auburn         Chipolte Salad is the recommended        questions to loy@foothill.net
   Governor Jerry Brown’s recent        growth years. It was quickly killed       tinue to push years of irrespon-           “treasure” and has led healing/sacred
announcements to cut the state’s        by the majority in 2007.                  sible spending on the backs of hard-       drumming and other mixed cultural
purchasing of freebies and usage           In 2009, I introduced Assembly         working Californians who are               celebrations throughout the past two
of cell phones, while a good start,     Bill 1150, which called for the           already suffering.                         decades. Around the corner in the
is only a crumb off of the piece of     elimination of the State’s Integrated        For my part, I will continue intro-     Livingston Building, 725 High Street
California’s budgetary pie.             Waste Management Board, setting a         ducing legislation that encourages         at Encore Music those passionate
   In February of 2009, the             precedent for consolidating duplica-      job growth and structurally reforms        about their music will find a profu-
Legislature voted to increase your      tive boards and commissions and           our budget. I encourage my col-            sion of books, accessories and musi-
vehicle license fee, income tax and     cutting government waste. It was          leagues on both sides of the aisle to      cal instruments including a lively
sales tax. Yet today, our budget        defeated in the Assembly Natural          help me do the same.                       array of ukuleles for those who wish
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              CDPH Warns Consumers                                                                                           And for those who are interested in
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             Not to Eat Certain Hazelnuts
   Sacramento – Dr. Howard Backer,      Hazelnut. They were distributed           Symptoms of E. Coli infection may
                                                                                                                             at the end of the column and/or join
                                                                                                                             The StringAlongs at the Auburn
                                                                                                                             Library March 18 for a lively noon
                                                                                                                             performance. Feeling the need to        Placer Arts Executive Director Angela Tahti in front of Stan Padilla art.
interim director of the California      nationwide from Nov. 2 to Dec. 22,        include abdominal cramps and diar-
Department of Public Health (CDPH),     2010. Consumers are advised that the      rhea which is often bloody. Most
today (March 4th) warned people not     large bags of hazelnuts and mixed-        infected people recover within a week.
to eat certain hazelnuts distributed    nuts with hazelnuts (50 lbs.) may         Some, however, may develop com-
by DeFranco and Sons from Los           have been repacked or sold from bulk      plications that require hospitalization.
Angeles, because the nuts may be        containers to consumers.                  Young children and the elderly are
contaminated with Escherichia coli         Consumers who have hazelnuts or        at highest risk for a potentially life-
O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli). The         mixed nut products containing hazel-      threatening complication known as
company’s voluntary recall was initi-   nuts identified by this recall should     hemolytic uremic syndrome, which
ated after the hazelnuts were linked    discard them. Consumers are urged         includes kidney failure.
to seven illnesses, including one in    to check with retailers to determine if      Consumers that observe the
Michigan, three in Minnesota and        the hazelnuts or mixed nut products       product being offered for sale are
three in Wisconsin.                     containing hazelnuts are subject to       encouraged to report the activity to
   The hazelnuts affected by the        the recall.                               the CDPH toll-free complaint line at
recall were sold under the brand           People who develop symptoms            (800) 495-3232.
names Sunripe, George Packing,          after consuming hazelnuts should
Firestone Farms, and Northwest          seek immediate medical attention.
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                                            POPPOFF!
                                            with Mary Jane Popp                                                                                                              The Case of the
                                                                                                                                                                                               A Case in Point

                                            are often normal in hormonal vulner-
                                            ability, because the problem is not
                                                                                      the damage careless testosterone
                                                                                      therapy can cause on skin and hair.                                                     Spring-Loaded
                                                                                                                                                                                Shotgun
                                            the hormones themselves but the way       Dr Redmond explains the only safe
                                            an individual woman reacts to them.       way to use testosterone. The first and
                                            Just as hormones do many things in        only medication for low sex drive in
                                            a woman’s body, so does hormonal          women, the testosterone patch, has
                                            vulnerability take many forms. Here       been held up in the regulatory pro-
                                                                                      cess. Some compounded testoster-
                                                                                                                                                                                                By David Graulich, Esq.
                                            are some common symptoms:
       HELLISH                                 PMS can cause mood swings so           one preparations now being used by
                                            severe that sufferers fear their chil-    women are dangerous because they             Ed Briney was fed up.                  went to the north bedroom. He turned       with intent to steal. If he didn’t want
      HORMONES                              dren will hate them and their hus-        produce levels as high as men’s. So          Ed and his wife, Bertha, owned         the knob and opened the door.              to get shot, he should have stayed
                                            bands leave them.                         what about Viagra for women? Dr           80 acres of farm land in Mahaska              Old Betsy spoke. A shotgun blast       out of my house. It doesn’t matter
   Can women be hypersensitive to
                                               Female hair loss affects over 20%      Redmond says the FDA didn’t hesi-         County, Iowa, several miles from          ripped into Katko’s right leg above        whether anyone was living there
their own hormones? Some 42 mil-
                                            of women. Even most Dermatologists        tate to approve Viagra, but is holding    their home. An unoccupied, boarded-       the ankle, shattering the tibia and        or not. He got what was coming to
lion women between the ages of 35
                                            say nothing can be done, but there is     up the only product developed for         up house was on the property, which       blowing off much of the leg. The           him.
and 55 suffer from hormone vul-
                                            effective treatment…when the hor-         women…the testosterone patch. But         Bertha had inherited from her parents     friend dragged the bleeding Katko             The decision?
nerability. But it’s all in your mind,
                                            monal cause is understood.                we don’t have to wait any longer. Dr      in 1957.                                  out of the house and rushed him to            Affirmed! “The law has always
right? Wrong, says Dr. Geoffrey
                                               Acne is supposed to go away after      Redmond’s method adapts prescrip-            By the summer of 1969, the empty       an emergency room. He was hospi-           placed a higher value upon human
Redmond, one of America’s leading
                                            the teens, but too often, it doesn’t.     tion gels designed for men to give        house had been broken into some           talized for 40 days.                       safety than upon mere rights in
hormone specialists who is founder
                                            Sometimes accompanied by oily skin        women all the benefits and safety         40 times. Family possessions had              Katko pled guilty to a charge of       property.” The Court’s ruling further
and director of the Hormone Center
                                            and unwanted hair.                        advantages of the patch RIGHT             been stolen, and the police seemed        petty larceny and was fined $50. He        explained there is no privilege to use
of New York. As an Endocrinologist,
                                               Let’s not forget the blahs, fatigue,   NOW!                                      helpless to stop the thievery and         then sued Ed Briney for damages. At        deadly devices against “trespass-
Dr Redmond has specialized in wom-
                                            headaches, problems with the pill,           If you’d like more info on what is     vandalism.                                trial, the jury found for the plaintiff.   ers and petty thieves” who pose no
en’s hormone problems for more than
                                            weight gain, and on and on.               happening in the hormonally vulner-          Ed turned to “Old Betsy,” his          Ed and Bertha were ordered to pay          physical threat to the safety of the
two decades, and has authored “The
                                               The good news is Dr Redmond            able world for women, go to www.          20-gauge shotgun. First he cleaned        Katko a total of $30,000 in actual         property owner or anyone else.
Hormonally Vulnerable Woman”
                                            demonstrates that hormonal bal-           hormonehelp.com and check out             and oiled the gun. Then he and            and punitive damages (in today’s              The story has a sad epilogue. To
Are Your Hormones ruining your
                                            ance can nearly always be restored        “The Hormonally Vulnerable                Bertha drove out to the farm house.       dollars, that amount would be around       raise money for the judgment, Ed
life?
                                            with the treatments he details, which     Woman” by Dr. Geoffrey Redmond.           In the north bedroom, Ed tied the         $160,000).                                 and Bertha had to sell much of their
   It is pleasant to hear a doctor, espe-
                                            include individualized use of pre-        Keep in mind that our bodies they         loaded shotgun to an iron bed. Then           Ed and Bertha were shocked. Their      farm acreage at auction. The prop-
cially male, who says hormonally
                                            scription medications, herbal supple-     are a changin’! But we don’t have         he rigged wire from the doorknob          lawyer appealed, and in 1971 the           erty had been in Bertha’s family for
vulnerable women are often frus-
                                            ments, lifestyle changes, and even        to suffer anymore! Speak out ladies.      to the trigger. He angled the barrel      case went before the Iowa Supreme          70 years.
trated by the medical establishment.
                                            spiritual practices. Let’s not forget     Silence is not always golden!!!           towards the door about waist-high,        Court. The judges had to affirm the           Other cases involving booby-traps
Too often, they are blown off with
comments like “Your tests came back         the sex drive issue. Many women              Join Mary Jane for the KAHI Noon       but Bertha persuaded him to lower         jury’s verdict (Katko wins) or reverse     and similar “mankiller” devices have
okay. There’s nothing wrong with            have heard that testosterone can help,    News Monday–Friday and then again         the barrel towards the feet.              it (Briney wins).                          come to the same holding as Katko
you.” According to Dr Redmond, tests        but most have not been warned about       for POPOFF 10 PM–Midnight.                   Marvin Katko, 28, worked at                If you were on the Iowa Supreme        v. Briney. If you set a potentially-
                                                                                                                                a local gas station and made side         Court in 1971, what would you have         lethal trap on your property and


Police Officer Gets Probation in Shoplifting Case
                                                                                                                                money as a junk dealer. He had com-       ruled? Here’s the gist of the appellate    injure a trespasser, the law will hold
                                                                                                                                mitted one stealthy visit to the old      arguments:                                 you liable.
                                                                                                                                farm house, breaking in at night and          Katko: What I did was wrong.              David Graulich, Esq. is a resident
                                                                                                                                taking fruit jars, bottles and antiques   But I was just stealing stuff. I wasn’t    of Fair Oaks and an attorney with
From the Office of                             John Castiglia, 48, who had origi-     any terms of his probation and pays       that he could trade for cash. On the      threatening anyone with bodily harm.       The Law Firm of Tim O’Connor.
Placer County                               nally pled not guilty to the charge,      a $170 fine, said prosecutor Rick         night of July 16, 1967, Katko decided     The house was empty, so this wasn’t        David welcomes comments on “A
District Attorney                           changed his plea at a hearing today       Opich of the Placer County District       to return and steal more.                 self-defense by a homeowner. I could       Case in Point” columns and can
                                            in which he was to be assigned a trial    Attorney’s Office.                           Accompanied by a friend, Katko         have been killed by that shotgun, and      be contacted at (916) 932-2312 or
  Placer County - A Sacramento              date.                                        Castiglia was cited by Roseville       removed a loose board and climbed         now I’m maimed for life.
police sergeant who was cited for                                                                                                                                                                                    by email: David@timoconnorattor-
                                               Placer County Superior Court           police on May 28, 2010, for taking        through a porch window. While the             Briney: A man has a right to defend    ney.com.
shoplifting in Roseville last May           Judge Alan Pineschi accepted the          razor blades and deodorant from a         friend checked the kitchen, Katko         his property. Katko was trespassing
was placed on probation for one             change of plea and sentenced him          Winco store without paying for the
year today after entering a plea of no
contest to a misdemeanor charge of
                                            to probation, which can be termi-
                                            nated after six months if Castiglia
                                                                                      items. Castiglia, who was off duty,
                                                                                      had paid for other items while shop-
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   IRS Has $1.1 Billion for People
  Who Have Not Filed a 2007 Return
       Californians Potentially Due $129 Million in Refunds
   IRS Release – Refunds totaling       for 124,000 Californians. However,      median potential refund in California         People stand to lose more than a
more than $1.1 billion may be wait-     taxpayers must file a 2007 tax return   amounts to $597.                           refund of taxes withheld or paid dur-
ing for nearly 1.1 million people       with the IRS no later than Monday,         Some people may not have filed          ing 2007 by failing to file a return.
who did not file a federal income tax   April 18, 2011, to collect the money.   because they had too little income to      Many low-and-moderate income
return for 2007, the Internal Revenue      The IRS estimates that nation-       require filing a tax return even though    workers may not have claimed the
Service announced today. More than      ally half of these potential 2007       they had taxes withheld from their         Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
$129 million in refunds may be due      refunds are $640 or more. The           wages or made quarterly estimated          The EITC helps individuals and
                                                                                payments. The law provides most            families whose incomes are below
                                                                                taxpayers with a three-year window         certain thresholds, which in 2007
                                                                                of opportunity for claiming a refund       were $39,783 for those with two or
                                                                                in cases where a return was not filed.     more children, $35,241 for people
                                                                                The money becomes property of the          with one child, and $14,590 for those
                                                                                U.S. Treasury if no return is filed to     with no children. For more informa-
                                                                                claim a refund within three years.         tion, visit the EITC Home Page.
                                                                                   The three-year window closes               Current and prior year tax forms
                                                                                on April 18, 2011, for 2007 returns.       and instructions are available on
                                                                                The law requires that the return be        the Forms and Publications page
                                                                                properly addressed, mailed and post-       of IRS.gov or by calling toll-free
                                                                                marked by that date. There is no pen-      1-800-TAX-FORM           (1-800-829-
                                                                                alty for filing a late return qualifying   3676). Taxpayers who are missing
                                                                                for a refund.                              Forms W-2, 1098, 1099 or 5498 for
                                                                                   The IRS reminds taxpayers seek-         2007, 2008 or 2009 should request
                                                                                ing a 2007 refund that their checks        copies from their employer, bank
                                                                                will be held if they have not filed tax    or other payer. If these efforts are
                                                                                returns for 2008 and 2009. In addi-        unsuccessful, taxpayers can get a
                                                                                tion, the refund will be applied to any    free transcript showing information
                                                                                amounts still owed to the IRS, and         from these year-end documents by
                                                                                may be used to offset unpaid child         calling 1-800-908-9946, or by filing
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                                             It’s Dark, Cold, and Wet,       Talk Show Host Denis Peirce
                                            but God Still Wants to Help to Address the Rooster Tails Fishing Club                                                                                                       “Open to the Public” for a $2.00 dona-
                                              We are not unlike the salesman             He trudged on in the dark imagin-                                                                                              tion at the door with a maximum of 4
                                           who had a flat tire on a lonely country    ing what was about to happen, getting                                                                                             items for appraisal. Russ has been buy-
                                           road late one night. It was dark, cold,    angrier by the step. He got to the door                                                                                           ing, selling and trading fishing tackle
    “Keeping the Faith”                    and raining. The salesman rummaged         and began banging on it, frustrated                                                                                               for over 30 years. He comes with high
         Ronnie McBrayer                   through his trunk and removed the          and drenched. The farmer came to the                                                                                              credentials as a Lifetime Member of
                                           spare tire, only to discover he had no     door and called out, “Who is there?”                                                                                              the National Fishing Lure Collectors
   Dressed in a black robe sitting high    lug wrench. He saw the porch light of         The salesman answered: “You                                                                                                    Club, where he has held many officer
and mighty behind the desk of justice,     a farmhouse across a field. So with no     know good and well who this is! It’s                                                                                              positions. He has been doing evalua-
God looks down on you with a sneer,        other options, he started out on foot,     me! You can keep that stinking lug                                                                                                tions, estate appraisal and tackle sales
twisting the gavel in his hand. He can     through the mud for help. “Surely,”        wrench of yours! I wouldn’t use it if                                                                                             for 25+ years.
hardly wait, it seems in your mind,        the salesman thought, “this farmer         it was the last one in the county!” And                                                                                              The NEW Rooster Tails Fishing
for the hammer to fall, the sentence       will have a lug wrench or at least a       back to his car he trudged in the rain.                                                                                           Club of Northern California, Inc. is a
to be announced, and the jail door of      telephone.”                                   Atheism is not a problem for most                                                                                              fun, 100+ member organization, invit-
eternity’s judgment to slam behind            But it was dark, cold, and raining;     of us. We believe in the existence of                                                                                             ing men and women to join that are
you. Maybe you have thought of God         and walking through a spooky corn-         God. We accept the fact that he is                                                                                                interested in sport fishing and the pres-
like this: A law-enforcing, merciless      field in the middle of it all began to     out there, somewhere. But we do not
adjudicator.
                                                                                                                                 Russ Wilson will be offering appraisals of your Antique Fishing Tackle.                ervation of related natural resources.
                                           affect the salesman’s thinking. He         believe God really loves and wants to                                                                                             Unlike many bass and fly fishing clubs
   Or maybe is he an apathetic, absent     started talking to himself: “What if the   help us. We are not atheists, but we          Auburn - Denis Peirce, KNCO fish-       Nevada County since 1978. He is the
                                                                                                                                 ing talk show host, author and a manu-     weekly radio host of the KNCO Fishing       that concentrate on very specific types
in mind and presence, old man. He          farmer refuses to come to the door?”       are skeptics. This makes us distrustful
                                                                                                                                 facturer of fishing flies will share his   & Outdoor Reports that airs on Friday       of fishing, the Rooster Tails Fishing
teeters around heaven on his walker,       No, he’ll come to the door. “What          of God.
                                                                                                                                 expertise at the Rooster Tails Fishing     evenings from 6:00 – 7:00 pm, repeat-       Club provides a balanced mix of fish-
clueless to the suffering and confu-       if he comes to the door afraid, with          But have we ever thought that God
                                                                                                                                 Club of Northern California, Inc.          ing on Saturday morning from 5:00 –         ing techniques presented by fishing
sion of his world. His sight has got-      a shotgun, and shoots me?” No, he          is actually on our side, that God really
                                                                                                                                 breakfast meeting on Friday, March 18      6:00 am. Denis is also a co-author of       experts targeting a variety of fish spe-
ten bad, his hearing even worse. And       wouldn’t do that. “What if he comes        wants to help us, fight for us, and love
                                                                                                                                 at the Auburn Elk’s Lodge, 195 Pine        North Tahoe Trout. He manufactures          cies on multiple types of waters.
when reading the Bible it seems that       to the door angry at being bothered        us? What if we give God a chance to
                                                                                                                                 Street, Auburn, CA 95603. The doors        fishing flies and the Arctic Fox Trolling      For more information on attending
when he was younger, and still had         this time of night?” Yes, that’s what      be our friend and “ever present help in
                                                                                                                                 to the Elk’s Lodge will open at 8:00       Flies for those fisherman who troll for     Rooster Tails Fishing Club of Northern
his faculties, he was a bit more able.     will happen. He’ll probably say:           time of trouble”?
                                                                                                                                 a.m., with a fantastic wide-selection      trout rather than fly casting.              California, Inc. meetings, contact Jim
But now he’s playing shuffleboard          “What is the big idea getting me out          Yes, God is good, even when life is
                                                                                                                                 $12 buffet breakfast available at 9:00        Russ Wilson will also attend the         Petruk, Club Chairman, 530-887-0479
and bingo. Sure, he’s out there, but we    of bed like this?”                         not. He really wants to help us – if we
                                                                                                                                 am.                                        meeting to offer appraisals of your         or petrukjj@pacbell.net.
are pretty much on our own.                   This thought stuck in the sales-        will let him – and love us; especially
   And you’ve thought of God as a          man’s mind. The longer he walked           when it is dark, cold, and raining            Denis Peirce has lived and fished in    Antique Fishing Tackle. This event is
dominating father figure: A broad-

                                                                                                                                   Placer Food Bank Seeks Donations of Hand-
                                           through the field, the angrier and         outside.
shouldered, authoritarian who runs         more distrustful he became. “Why,
his household with an iron fist. He’s                                                    Ronnie McBrayer is the author
                                           that old farmer is a selfish old clod.
busy with his heavenly work until you                                                 of “Leaving Religion, Following


                                                                                                                                   Crafted Bowls for Empty Bowls Fundraiser
                                           How dare he get mad at me, just for
do something wrong, and then. “Just                                                   Jesus.” He writes and speaks
                                           asking for help? Who does he think he
wait until your father gets home,”         is, refusing to assist me? How could       about life, faith, and Christ-
becomes a chilling word of condem-         he leave me out here in the cold and       centered spirituality. Visit his web-
nation from many a pen and pulpit.         the rain with no place to go?”             site at www.ronniemcbrayer.net.               Placer County – Placer Food Bank        who rely on local food pantries and         hobbyists to provide the hand-crafted
                                                                                                                                 is currently seeking donations of hand-    feeding programs for supplemental           bowls. "The bowls are the highlight


                                                 Praying Like Paul
                                                                                                                                 crafted ceramic bowls for their Empty      or emergency food," noted Dave              of an Empty Bowls event and guests
                                                                                                                                 Bowls fundraiser set for May 3 and 4,      Martinez, Executive Director of Placer      will be able to select from the bowls
                                                                                                                                 2011. The event is the first of its kind   Food Bank. "Over the past three years       on display." Martinez commented.
                                                                                                                                 for the non-profit, which is modeling      the number of individuals we serve          "I understand that some long-time
                                           every believing life totally surren-       to fight off the enemy of man’s soul
                                                                                                                                 the fundraiser after the nationwide        has grown 168 percent. Currently the        Empty Bowl participants have built
                                           dered and committed in obedience           and how the believer is enabled is
                                                                                                                                 movement to raise hunger awareness         need has outpaced our ability to fund       up quite a collection of bowls."
                                           to Christ.                                 outstanding.
                                                                                                                                 and funds by hosting a simple meal.        it," he added.                                 Individuals interested in donating
                                              Before Paul’s encounter, he per-           We are to live a life worthy of
                                                                                                                                 The empty bowls symbolize those                The Food Bank expects to serve          one or more bowls for the event can
                                           secuted those who followed Jesus,          knowing God and for our testi-
                                                                                                                                 who do not have enough to eat.             approximately 400 individuals at the        email the food bank at info@placer-
                                           not knowing or believing Jesus was         mony to be effective to reach souls
                                                                                                                                    "We have seen a tremendous              event, and is relying on the generos-       foodbank.org, or contact Mary at 916-
                                           the true Messiah. After his encounter      and bring them into His kingdom
                                                                                                                                 increase in the number of individuals      ity of ceramic artists, art students and    521-4456.
                                           with the power of God, Paul knew           of God. When our lives bear good
                                           the truth and fell in love with the        fruit we will experience strength,
                                           God-man, Jesus who had sacrificed          endurance and inner-peace, plus a
                                           His life to purchase forgiveness for       amazing guidance and power of the
                                           all. Paul’s adoration for the Savior       Holy Spirit, who will guide, enable
                                           of his soul is found in His complete       and help us in every way. This is the
                                           trust, obedience and gratefulness to       inheritance of those whose abide
By Marlys Norris,
                                           the call on His life to help and teach     in faith and trust in Almighty God
Christian Author                           others about Him. We see Paul’s pro-       receiving His gifts of service for
   Once someone believes, their            found personal understanding of the        God. Pray the power of God’s love
inner-spirits are ready to take in and     Agape love of God for all the saints       falls on you! Know Him, Love Him
are obedient to all the teachings and      and for the whole world as magni-          and Serve Him with your whole
words of Jesus. Our lives are con-         fied throughout his life.                  heart and soul.
tinually blessed by the teachings of          Paul continually experienced the        Marlys Johnsen Norris, Author
Christ and the written inspiration of      awesome Omni-presence of God.
the Apostles. True followers exem-                                                    Marlys5934@sbc global.net
                                           God gave him super-natural wisdom
plify their faith living it out in their   and understanding about His ways.          “Intimacy Begins Going
lives.                                     Paul taught that we should go forth        God’s Way”
   Paul’s encounter with the trans-        into the world and bear fruit (good        “God Moves Mountains,
forming power of God from his day          works) in everything we say and do.        It was a Miracle”
on the Damascus road is found in           His awareness of the power of God




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        STATEPOINT CROSSWORD • THEME: MARCH MADNESS




                                                             CLUES
 ACROSS                             44. Sound of “s,” pl.           DOWN                                32. Throat lobe
 1. It’s called fire-raising in     46. Jumpy or uptight            1. Sandler or Arkin                 33. Train stop
 Britain                            47. AKA One-armed bandit        2. Actress Sofer                    34. *Like the final eight
 6. Marching insect                 48. “______ & Louise”           3. *A lower one is a better one     36. Slip on banana one?
 9. Door sign                       50. Greek god of love           4. Bornean ape                      38. Engineer, abbr.
 13. John _____                     52. “He ___ and drank the       5. Sea nymph                        42. Former capital of Japan
 14. Children’s card game           precious Words...”              6. Hole-punching tools              45. William “______”
 15. 1970s disco band               53. Franz Schubert’s cre-       7. National Academy of              Robinson, Jr.
 “_____ M.”                         ation, e.g.                     Engineering                         49. King Kong, e.g.
 16. Opposite of afar               55. “___ of the morning!”       8. Cherokee or Hopi, e.g.           51. Reporter’s helper
 17. Hula dancer’s necklace         57. *Tourney grid               9. Prince William’s sport           54. Articulate
 18. Stomach sore                   61. *This year’s final          10. Beyond what is natural          56. Exclamation of contempt


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 19. *March _______                 destination                     11. It’s often used in potato       57. “Well” to Burlesconi
 21. Portable rocket launcher       65. Suggestive of the           soup                                58. Like time with Bill Maher
 23. Short for Gilbert              supernatural                    12. Vega’s constellation            59. The “A” in A&E Network


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 24. German luxury car              66. Used for testing the        15. *______ beater                  60. Give a traffic ticket
 25. Last month                     water                           20. Slumdog Millionaire’s           61. Pay close attention
 28. Surfer’s “man”                 68. “The Mary Tyler Moore       surroundings                        62. Ruptured
 30. Deceive                        Show” spin-off                  22. A conjunction                   63. Scent

                                                                                                                                                                                       throughout the
 35. Voyeur’s glance                69. Smartly dressed             24. As well                         64. Picks up, as in suspect
 37. Dali’s Gala or Dante’s         70. Between NE and E            25. *When a low seed beats a        67. *The top seed
 Beatrice, e.g.                     71. Chocolate substitute        high seed


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 39. Make happy                     72. Other than what’s           26. Dog restraint
 40. Of sound mind                  implied                         27. Past, present or future,
 41. Type of lizard                 73. *St. John’s “___ Storm”     e.g.
 43. Brazilian indigenous           74. Pitchers                    29. *Last year’s winner


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 people                                                             31. “____ Make a Deal”
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                                             Dave Says                                                                                                                        Films and DVDs
                                            they just felt obligated to do it by       $80,000 a year, have our emergency
                                                                                                                                                                            for the Whole Family
                                                                                                                                                                           of Dirt paint Rango as a hero.           a lot of exclaims of “pretty cool”
                                            people like you. There are a lot of        fund and no debt, plus we’ve saved                                                  When the lizard becomes the              and “sweet niblets.” Bonuses
                                            ladies who have sacrificed their abil-     up for a 15 percent down payment         by David Dickstein                         dusty town’s new sheriff, the            include a cast goodbye. Grade: B
                                            ity to be full-time moms on the altar      on a house. I know you suggest 20                                                   baddies, who suspect that the
                                            of the car payment.                        percent, but is 15 percent okay?         Family Viewing at the                      chameleon isn’t what he seems to         Happiness is a Warm Blanket,
                                               Now, sometimes ladies have to go        - Tony                                   Cinema                                     be (naturally), try to rid the new       Charlie Brown (ages 3-12,
                                            to work. There’s a time and a place                                                                                                                                     March 29, not rated): The
Dave Ramsey is a personal money                                                        Dear Tony,                                   Diary of a Wimpy Kid:                  dude with the silver badge. Johnny
                                            for that kind of thing. But if there’s                                                                                                                                  thought of his grandmother
management expert, popular national                                                       I don’t have a lot of issues with             Rodrick Rules                      Depp is a chameleon of his own
                                            any way I can financially and bud-                                                                                                                                      taking way his beloved security
radio personality and the author of                                                    15 percent instead of 20 percent.           Opens March 25, rated PG                right, changing from a lizard of
                                            get-wise figure out how mom can                                                                                                                                         blanket is giving Linus separation
three New York Times bestsellers –                                                     You’ll probably end up having to          diaryofawimpykidmovie.com                 the desert back to a pirate of the
                                            be waiting at home with a big hug                                                                                                                                       anxiety. The Peanuts gang
The Total Money Makeover, Financial                                                    pay private mortgage insurance, but                                                 Caribbean in another two months.
                                            and a plate full of cookies when that                                                  With this sequel that sends our                                                  helps Linus come to grips over
Peace Revisited and More Than                                                          it sounds like you guys are in good
                                            fifth grader walks in the house – and                                               year-older wimpy protagonist                                                        possibly losing his dependence
Enough. In them, Ramsey exemplifies                                                    enough shape financially to handle
                                            if that’s what she wants to do – then                                               to 7th grade, Jeff Kinney’s                                                         on his textile crutch. Grade: A
his life’s work of teaching others how to                                              things.
                                            you’re going to find me fighting for                                                best-selling children’s book
be financially responsible, so they can                                                   However, I generally recommend
                                            her opportunity to do that. There’s                                                 has now spawned two motion                                                          Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake
acquire enough wealth to take care of                                                  that couples wait until they’ve been
                                            no higher calling on the planet than                                                picture comedies. The follow-                                                       Monster (ages 5-10, March 1,
loved ones, live prosperously into old                                                 married at least a year before buying
                                            motherhood. We’ve lost that in our                                                  up to last year’s surprise smash                                                    not rated): Nice it is to see ‘70s
age, and give generously to others.                                                    a home. Buying a house is huge deci-
                                            culture, and we’re suffering dearly                                                 has Greg and his demonic                                                            and ‘80s character actors Marion
                                            for it.                                    sion. That’s why I think it’s smart                                                                                          Ross, Ted McGinley and Richard
Why Can’t She Get                                                                                                               older brother, Rodrick, dealing
                                               I’m no Neanderthal jerk. I don’t        to wait and get to know each other                                                                                           Moll get work again, this live
Another Job                                                                                                                     with their parents’ misguided
                                            say every mother has to be at home         even better before making a decision                                                                                         action/CGI made-for-TV movie is
                                                                                                                                attempts to have them bond.
Dear Dave,                                  or they’re a bad person. But these         of this magnitude. Plus, you need to                                                                                         OK at best. The mystery this time
   I listen to you often and enjoy your     days we’ve got very few people             figure out just how close you want to          Mars Needs Moms!                                                              centers on strange happenings
radio show, but why don’t you ever          who defend full-time, in-the-home          live to your mother-in-law!                 Opens March 11, rated PG                                                         at a local lake. Grade: C+.
ask women to go to work? When                                                             Seriously, take your time and          disney.go.com/disneypictures/
                                                                                                                                                                           Family DVDs
                                            motherhood. The inference you’re
a family is broke, and the woman            making is that she’s not helping, or       don’t rush things. There will still be          marsneedsmoms                                                                Shalom Sesame Purim and
                                                                                                                                                                           Angelina Ballerina: Ballet
is at home raising one child who is         worse, lazy. Why don’t you go take         great deals on the market in a year or                                                                                       Passover (ages 3-7, March 8,
                                                                                                                                   Here’s another reason Martians          Dreams (ages 2-7, March 1, not
already in the fifth grade, why can’t       over her job for a week? I think           so, and you’ll be able to save more                                                                                          not rated): The two newest titles
                                                                                                                                should be made at Hollywood if             rated): Camembert Academy’s
the wife get a “second job?”                you’ll find out in a hurry there’s not     money, too!                                                                                                                  in the Shalom Sesame series
                                                                                                                                they really do exist. They’ve been         tutu-donning mouse adjusts to
- George                                    a lazy bone in her body!                   - Dave                                                                                                                       celebrate two springtime Jewish
                                                                                                                                portrayed as global invaders,              a new school, stages her own
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    holidays. “Be Happy, It’s Purim!”
Dear George,                                - Dave                                                                              destroyers and Lord knows                  show and tries to land a leading
                                                                                       * Dave may be coming to your                                                                                                 has Eva Longoria making a guest
   I think far too many ladies, in the                                                                                          what else, but in this latest, from        role in the Mouskinov Ballet in
                                            Smaller Down Payment?                      town this spring. For more infor-                                                                                            appearance and festive noise with
name of paying for stuff they don’t                                                                                             Disney, they’re stealing moms.             this five-episode DVD. Bonus
                                                                                       mation, please go to http://www.                                                                                             groggers, while Jake Gyllenhaal
need, have left the household and the       Dear Dave,                                                                          When 9-year-old Milo sees his              feature is a “Create Your Own
                                                                                       daveramsey.com/category/events/.                                                                                             stops by for matzo and charoses
children for the workplace. Many of           I’m 24-years old, and just got                                                    own mother abducted by aliens              Dream Routine” game. Grade: B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in “It’s Passover, Grover!”
them didn’t even want to do this;           married two months ago. We make                                                     – they want her “momness” for
                                                                                                                                                                           Hannah Montana Forever:                  What’s not to like? Grade: A
                                                                                                                                their own offspring – the kid
                                                                                                                                stows away on their spaceship              Final Season (ages 5-14, March
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thomas & Friends: Pop Goes
                                            Are You a Descendant of a                                                           for a rescue mission, and quite            8, G): Young girls who haven’t
                                                                                                                                                                           already abandoned this show due
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thomas (ages 2-5, March 1, not
                                                                                                                                possibly will learn to appreciate                                                   rated): Discovery, friendship and
                                            Revolutionary War Patriot?                                                          Mom much more after the ordeal.            to lack of interest or Miley Cyrus’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    cooperation are lessons learned in
                                                     You are invited to join the                                                                                                                                    every Thomas episode, and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    four in this DVD are no different.
                       Sons of the American Revolution                                                                                                                                                              Thomas delivers goodies to a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    picnic, Percy joins in a game of hide
                        This prestigious patriotic organization is dedicated to perpetuating the memory                                                                                                             and seek, and Emily cheers on the
                      of our patriot ancestors, the history of our country, and the education of its citizens.                                                                                                      Sodor soccer team. Just under an
                          For more information, call 916-985-6544, or visit our                                                                                                                                     hour of entertainment. Grade: B+
                        website at www.sarsac.org. E-mail: webmaster@sarsac.org
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                                                                                                                                          Rango                            recent unsavory exploits are sure
                                                                                                                                   Opens March 4, rated PG                 to enjoy having the fourth and
                                                                                                                                      rangomovie.com                       final season of the merry and
                                                                                                                                  When a dorky and very lucky              musical Disney Channel series
                                                                                                                                chameleon becomes a hawk killer            on DVD. Nearly 350 minutes
                                                                                                                                instead of pray, the inhabitants           are packed on two discs. That’s
                        Live at AM 950–Live at www.KAHI.com
                                                                                Tune into KAHI Radio each
                                                                                weekday for seven hours of                                                                              A New Slice
                                                                                                                                                                                       Out of the Apple
       Weekdays                                                                 locally produced and locally
       6–9am: The KAHI Morning News with Barry Stigers and the
                                                                                focused programming plus the
       KAHI News Team                                                           best in nationally syndicated
       9am–Noon: The Laura Ingraham Show                                        talk radio programming.                                                                    apple. The Golden Delicious appeared        As we zoom in and focus our
       Noon–1pm: The KAHI Noon News Plus with Mary Jane                                                                                                                    on the scene as a “sport” in the soil    knowledge of particular regions
                                                                                KAHI is also the foothills home                                                            of West Virginia, so it’s as American    of the genome that do things like
       Popp and the KAHI News Team
                                                                                of Sacramento Kings Basketball,                                                            as apple pie. It was propagated and      govern resistance to disease, we’ll
       1–4pm: The Dave Ramsey Show
                                                                                Oakland A’s Baseball, San Jose                                                             sold starting in 1914. Other types of    know more and more about what
       4–7pm: The KAHI Afternoon News with Dave Rosenthal and                                                                                                              apples have come from it.                part of the genetic material of the
       the KAHI News Team                                                       Sharks Hockey, and Oakland
                                                                                                                                                                              But what is a genome and why          apple we want to change. And we can
       7–10pm: Into the Night with Tony Bruno                                   Raiders Football.                                                                          should you care about it? Some years     then do exactly that in a lab, not in
       10pm – 12am: Poppoff with Mary Jane Popp
                                                                                Most of our locally produced                           Rock Doc                            back you likely heard that scientists
                                                                                                                                                                           described the human genome. But,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    experimental orchards where we wait
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    years to see the fruits of our labors.
       Thursdays 7pm – 9pm: Thursdays With Bassil                               programs are available for                                                                 as you’ve noticed, the people around        An international team of
                                                                                replay or podcast download                      By Dr. E. Kirsten Peters                   you haven’t improved even one bit.       researchers led by a group in Italy
       Saturdays
                                                                                at the ‘Audio On Demand’                           I often eat without thinking, either    So what’s to be excited about with       undertook the challenge of describing
       6 – 7am: A Time for Seniors                                                                                                                                         respect to our growing knowledge of      the apple genome to get a start on all
                                                                                page at www.kahi.com.                           while listening to the news or writing.
       7 – 8am: The Swap Shop                                                                                                   It’s a poor habit for several reasons,     genomes?                                 this work. Professor Amit Dhingra
       8 – 9am: The KAHI Corral                                                                                                 one of which is my ever-growing               Let’s focus on apples. The apple      of Washington State University was
       9 – 10am: The Garden Guru                                                      TAKE CHARGE                               waistline.                                 genome is the total of genetic           one person involved in the work, and
                                                                                                                                   But the next time you bite into an      information that governs how apples      he recently was kind enough to try to
       10 – 11am: Take Charge!
                                                                                                                                apple, I implore you to take just a        sprout, grow and yield fruit. It’s       explain apple genetics to this rock-
       11am – 12pm: Your Life and Your Money                                                                                                                               genetics that help determine firmness    head.
                                                                                                                                moment to really savor its taste, aroma,
       12 – 12:30pm: Study-Grow-Know                                                                                            and texture. Those characteristics vary    and taste of the flesh, as well as the      Dhingra told me scientists estimate
       12:30 – 7pm: Big Cletus Country Music                                                                                    a lot between a Granny Smith and           aroma of the peel. Genetics also         there are 900 genes related to disease
       7 – 8pm: A Way With Words                                                                                                a Golden Delicious, or a McIntosh          influence the resistance to disease an   in apples. As knowledge about those
                                                                                                                                and a Braeburn. The variation is one       apple tree is likely to have.            genes increases, scientists can help
       8 – 9pm: Rewind with Jimmy Jay
                                                                                                With                            reason apples are a delight.                  If apples went through their          trigger useful mutations or sports,
       Sundays                                                                                                                     Apples come from an ancestor            whole life cycle every year like our     and then trees will have the ability –
                                                                                     Dr. Kathryn Reeves Weston                                                             grain crops, we could try crossing       on their own – to stand up to natural
       7:30 – 9am: Cruisin’ Garage & Swap Meet                                                                                  tree that had small and acidic fruit.
                                                                                Saturdays from 10 to 11am. Take                 We don’t know exactly how it               two related types and seeing what        diseases that sometimes really plague
       9am –4pm: KAHI’s Jammin’ Juke box                                        Charge! is a guide for coping with                                                         resulted about 12 months later. But      them.
                                                                                                                                was that people coaxed substantial
       4 –5pm: A Way With Words                                                  life. Dr Kathryn helps you find                                                           apples are perennials, taking years          As a geologist, I’m not sure I
                                                                                                                                improvement out of acid apples, but
       5 – 8pm: The Insana Quotient                                              your purpose and passion and                   around 2000 B.C. people produced           to take root, grow and reproduce. On     followed the details of genomic
       8 – 9pm: Hearts of Space                                                 access the power of the universe                sweet apple stock. That was also           that ground alone, we could expect       research. But I do know that in a world
                                                                                 to help you live your best life!               when they began grafting branches          that manipulating apples to suit us by   of growing population, anything
                                                                                                                                from one tree onto another, a clever       traditional methods would be slower      that can help increase, diversify and
                                                                                                                                idea if ever there was one. Much later     than dealing with annual plants.         secure the food supply is indeed good
                                                                                                                                the Romans, who knew a good thing             The day will soon come that           news.
                                                                                                                                when they saw it, spread the sweet         knowing the apple genome will make          Dr. E. Kirsten Peters, a native of
                                                                                                                                apple and grafting technology to           us better at helping trees produce       the rural Northwest, was trained
                                                                                                                                many lands.                                more apples. And apples that ripen at    as a geologist at Princeton and
                                                                                                                                   Now skip with me up to the              times and rates that are useful to us    Harvard. Follow her on the web at
                                                                                                                                present, because there’s some big          are another possibility, giving us the   rockdoc.wsu.edu and on Twitter @
                                                                                                                                news about apples. In the parlance         hope of more efficient harvests. Most    RockDocWSU. This column is a
                                                                                                                                of biologists, the full genome of the      importantly for us gluttons, apples      service of the College of Sciences
                                                                                                                                apple has recently been described.         could taste and smell like we want,      at Washington State University.
                                                                                                                                   As it happens, scientists mapped        giving us a way to directly blend a
           Laura Ingraham                              Dave Ramsey                             Mary Jane Popp                   the genome of the Golden Delicious         Granny Smith with a Gala.


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Placer Sentinel Page 10                                                                                                                                                                                                  First Issue of March, 2011




                             Arts, Entertainment and
                             Other Fun Things to do!
Dennis Prager to Speak in Orangevale                                                                                                         Reel Classy Broads
   Orangevale - Dennis Prager, one                                                  authored four books, including two            Auburn – The Auburn Placer            Director (Billy Wilder), and Best           good for admittance to all six films, are
of the nation’s foremost radio talk                                                 that he co-wrote.                          Performing Arts Center serves up         Actress (Barbara Stanwyck) – 1945           $45, and can be purchased in advance
show hosts and political commen-                                                       Toastmasters International has          a real treat for all classic movie       Academy Awards. Also starring               at: www.livefromauburn.com. The
tators, will be speaking on Monday,                                                 called Prager “one of America’s five       fans with its upcoming annual Film       Edward G. Robinson.                         box office opens 90 minutes before
April 4 at the Temple Or Rishon in                                                  best speakers.” The Los Angeles            Festival on April 8th through 10th,      Saturday April 9 – 7PM:                     showtime for each performance.
Orangevale.                                                                         Times says Prager is “an amazingly         2011. This year’s theme is “Reel         All About Eve – (1950)                      Opening Night Reel Classy Gala
   Prager is best-noted for his con-                                                gifted man and moralist whose mis-         Classy Broads” and includes six films    Classic story of betrayal starring          - $12.00
servative political and social views                                                sion in life has been crystallized –       featuring some of Hollywood’s most       Bette Davis, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn         Friday, April 8 at 6:00 pm
emanating from Judeo-Christian                                                      to get people obsessed with what is        famous divas from the 30’s, 40’s and     Monroe. Won Oscar for Best Picture
                                                                                                                               50’s. The venue is the State Theater,                                                Menu by Club Car.
values. He has lectured on all seven                                                right and wrong.”                                                                   – 1951 Academy Awards.
continents, in 45 U.S. states, and                                                     Tickets to attend the lecture           985 Lincoln Way, in Auburn.                                                          Wine, beer and soft drinks available
                                                                                                                                                                        Sunday April 10 – 3PM:                      for purchase from the State Theatre
in nine of Canada’s 10 provinces.                                                   only are $25. Prior to his speak-          The schedule of films is as follows:     A Star is Born – (1954)
Prager covers a variety of topics,                                                  ing engagement in Orangevale,                                                                                                   Beverage Bar.
                                                                                                                               Friday April 8 – 7:30PM:                 Won Oscar for Best Actress (Judy
from political issues to morality and                                               the public can attend a dinner with                                                 Garland), Best Actor (James Mason)          Live Music by Gypsy Standard Time.
religion. A skilled linguist, Prager                                                Prager. The dinner is at 6 p.m. and        The Women – (1939)
                                        Radio Host Dennis Prager                                                               Comedy/drama        starring     Joan    and Best Music – 1955 Academy               There is limited seating for the open-
has lectured in Russian in Russia,                                                  costs $125 per person.                                                              Awards. This is one of Garland’s
                                                                                                                               Crawford, Rosalind Russell. An all-                                                  ing night gala, and reservations are
and in Hebrew in Israel.                Jews and Christians can learn from             To attend the dinner, receive an                                                 classic performances as a showgirl.
                                                                                                                               female cast (125 total) - even all the                                               required. Purchase advance tickets
   The “Dennis Prager Show” is a        each other.                                 autographed copy of a Prager book,
                                                                                                                               animals who appear in the film!          Sunday April 10 – 7PM:                      online or call (530) 885-0156.
highly popular, nationally syndi-          “Prager’s fiery personality, and         and reserve priority seating at the
cated radio talk show that airs live    clarity on complicated issues,              event, the cost is $180. At the end of     Saturday April 9 – 11AM:                 Philadelphia Story – (1940)                 For further information, contact:
on KRLA AM 870 in Los Angeles.          draws listeners of all different opin-      the lecture, there will be an oppor-       The Thin Man – (1934)                    Romantic comedy starring Katherine          Janis Wikoff – c/o Auburn Placer
He began broadcasting on KRLA in        ions and beliefs and always leaves          tunity to purchase Prager’s books          Won an Oscar for Best Picture –          Hepburn in arguably her best role,          Performing Arts Center
1982 and his show became nation-        them wanting more,” said Cheryll            and to have them autographed.              1935 Academy Awards. Starring            and Jimmy Stewart who won an                981 Lincoln Way
ally syndicated in 1999 and can         Goldscheid, one of the organizers              To RSVP for the event or                Myrna Loy, Maureen O’Sullivan.           Oscar in 1941 as Best Actor for his         Auburn, CA 95603
now be heard on approximately 75        of the speaking event. “It will be          for more information, call                                                          performance.                                530-885-0156
                                        a real treat to see him speak on a                                                     Saturday April 9 – 3PM:                                                              www.livefromauburn.com
stations nationwide.                                                                916-988-4100.                                                                          Individual tickets are $9 at the door.
   The “Dennis Prager Show” airs        topic that is different, and much                                                      Double Indemnity – (1944)
                                                                                       To order tickets online, visit          Won Oscars for Best Picture, Best        Early arrival is encouraged to guaran-
locally on Sacramento radio station     more specific, than the content on          http://dennispragerlecture.event-                                                   tee seating. Festival passes which are
KTKZ AM 1380, from 9 a.m. until         his KTKZ show, which has a large            brite.com.
noon on Monday through Friday.          following in the Sacramento area.”


                                                                                                                                Roseville Gem, Jewelry, Fossil, Mineral Show
   The lecture at Temple Or Rishon,        Prager writes a syndicated col-             For more information on Dennis
located at 7755 Hazel Ave. in           umn (Creators Syndicate) that is            Prager or to listen to his talk show,
Orangevale, begins at 8 p.m. Prager     published in newspapers across the          visit his website at www.dennis-
will be exploring the topic – What      country and on the Internet. He has         prager.com.
                                                                                                                               Event Date(s):                           Contact Email Info:                         raising event which supports our

 Gold Country 12-Piece Professional Orchestra                                                                                  March 26 and 27, 2011
                                                                                                                               Venue / location information:
                                                                                                                                                                        gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.
                                                                                                                                                                        com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    year round education center, located
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    on the Roseville Fairgrounds. We

   Wildlife     to Accompany Placer High                                                                                       Name: Roseville (Placer County)
                                                                                                                               Fairgrounds
                                                                                                                                                                           Free Parking with Over 40 ven-
                                                                                                                                                                        dors–2 huge buildings, plus Outside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are a 501(C) nonprofit organization,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    dedicated to education for adults and


  Fundraiser    Students "Into the Woods"                                                                                      Address: 800 All America City Blvd
                                                                                                                               (off Washington)
                                                                                                                               City: Roseville • State: CA
                                                                                                                                                                        Vendors, featuring: Crystals, Gold
                                                                                                                                                                        Panning – Take home REAL GOLD,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    youth, in the area of Earth Sciences,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and associated arts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ALSO YEAR ROUND – Do you
   Penryn – A book sale fundraiser         Auburn – Into the Woods ponders the      said David Dwelle, who is conduct-                                                  Gemstones, Beads, Meteorites-Rocks
                                        question: What happens after ‘happily       ing the orchestra. “The score is full      Event Time / Additional                  from Outer Space!, Fossils, Polished        like Rocks? How about Lapidary–the
will be held on March 26 & 27, 8am-                                                                                            Information:                                                                         cutting and polishing of stones? Like
noon, for Gold Country Wildlife.        ever after?’                                of gorgeous instrumental features that                                              Stones, Handcrafted Jewelry, Opal,
                                           Placer High School students are          help to tell the story. We want to allow   Saturday–March 26 – 10am-5pm /           World Class Mineral Specimens,              to polish stones for jewelry fabrica-
Thousands of items will be sold                                                                                                Sunday–March 27 – 10am-4pm                                                           tion? Ever wonder what that rock in
including 10,000+ books, CDs,           currently rehearsing for their Spring       our audience to hear the show the way                                               Tourmaline, Gold, Sunstones, Bugs
                                        musical, Into the Woods. A 12-piece         it was intended to be heard.” Into the     Contact Info:                            in Amber, Mineral Identification -          the yard might be? Come visit our
DVDs, VHS tapes, and audio books.                                                                                                                                                                                   show, take a tour of our shop, and
The sale will be held at 2166 Swetzer   professional orchestra is rehearsing        Woods is a Tony award winning musi-        Jim Hutchings, 916-995-7380              Are your gemstones REAL? That
                                        concurrently, and will accompany the        cal (Best Score, Best Book) with music     Web site: www.rockrollers.com            rock is WHAT? Demonstrations in             for kids get info on "Rookie Rock
Rd., Penryn.                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rollers". This is the "Roseville Rock
   Donations of books, CDs, DVDs,       students in a full-scale rendition of the   and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and            This is Northern CA's largest Gem     the Arts, Silent Auctions.
                                        Sondheim classic. The musical inter-        book by James Lapine.                      and Mineral Show!!! 49th Annual             "Kids Junction" – a special              Rollers" 49th Annual Show, but you
VHS tapes and audio books are                                                                                                                                                                                       can find us all the time @ www.rock-
welcome.                                twines the plots of several Brothers           The show runs from March 24             Gem Show–A fantastic educational         Interactive Educational Kids area.
                                        Grimm fairy tales and follows them          through April 9 at the Placer High         family event!! Something intriguing         We bring the Museum to you!!             rollers.com with monthly educational
   For more information about the                                                                                                                                                                                   meetings, for adults and kids @ the
sale or directions call 916-663-1608    further to explore the consequences of      School Auditorium. March 24, 25, 26,       for everyone!                            – over 35 Unique Exhibits – Raffle
                                        the characters’ wishes and quests.          31, April 1, 8, 9 at 7:00 and March 26        General Admission $6.00, Seniors      Prizes – Hourly Door Prizes –               Roseville Fairgrounds on the 2nd
or email lyn4animal@aol.com.                                                                                                                                                                                        Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM.
                                           These days, it has become standard       and April 9 at 2:00. Ticket prices are     60+ $5.00, Kids–12 and under Free        Fabulous Food!! Open House in our
                                        practice, even on Broadway, to pare the     $12 general admission and $8 for chil-     DISCOUNT COUPON on our web-              Lapidary shop on the Fairgrounds –          More Info: www.rockrollers.com
                                        orchestra down to as few instruments as     dren, students, and seniors. Tickets can   site: www.rockrollers.com                Visit our website for a discount cou-
                                        possible in order to save money. “I just    be reserved by calling (530) 745-5805      Contact Phone Info:                      pon! www.rockrollers.com
                                        couldn’t do that for Into The Woods,”       or online at www.PlacerMusical.com.        James Hutchings @ 916-995-7380              This show is our annual fund




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First Issue of March, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                       Placer Sentinel Page 11


         We All Can Play a Part in                                                                                                                      END of the
         Strengthening Families                                                                                                                           BENCH
      April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
   Placer County – KidsFirst will
kick off National Child Abuse
                                         with the resources necessary to help
                                         make us feel safe in our home. I am
                                                                                     "April is a time to celebrate the
                                                                                  important role that communities
                                                                                                                                                                                                            by Gerry Scholl
Prevention Month with its 13th           now able to access health insur-         play in protecting children," said
Annual Putting KidsFirst Awards          ance benefits for my daughter at         Lynda Gregory, Chief Executive               It sure looks like the Sacramento      business people and participants will      now I could go to a few good college
Luncheon on April 1, 2011 at Sun         an affordable monthly premium            Officer. "Everyone's participation        Kings are about to be Konged. This        always make plenty of money. The           games or several fun high school
City Lincoln Hills from 11 am to         that works with my income. Thank         is critical. Focusing on ways to          late fourth-quarter rally of loyalty to   fans who can afford the outrageous         games, where the spirit of the sport
1 pm. Our luncheon will honor            you."                                    promote the five protective factors,      the royalty probably won’t be enough      prices of attending games, or the          has not been lost.
local "Child Champions" who put             April is National Child Abuse         in every interaction with families,       to save the throne. It seems as though    ones willing to offer up their first-         When I was a kid and discovered
kids first in ways that will inspire.    Prevention Month. This month             is the best thing our community           the Kings are dead.                       born child to do so , will support the     sports on the radio and in the
Attendees will have the opportunity      and throughout the year, KidsFirst       can do to strengthen families and            Actually, I don’t think I’ll miss      greed. What’s being lost is the spirit     newspapers (not so much on TV
to connect with other exceptional        encourages all individuals and orga-     prevent child abuse and neglect.          them all that much if they leave this     of the game. If you can’t afford to go     back then), my favorite guy was the
individuals who are helping to make      nizations to play a role in making the   Our children's future, our future,        domain for a new empire. Early            to a game once in awhile you start         greatest of them all, Willie Mays.
a difference in the lives of children    Sacramento-Sierra Region a better        depends on our actions today!"            this season when Comcast and Dish         losing interest. The love of the game      I listened all the time and studied
in our community.                        place for families. By ensuring that        Current sponsors for this event        Network were having their contract        gradually fades.                           the sports section and box scores
   The mission of KidsFirst is to        parents have the knowledge, skills,      include: Emulex, Folsom Lake              squabbles and I lost my dear old             The last time I actually spent my       religiously. When I saw a headline
end child abuse. Since 1989, thou-       and resources they need to care for      Bank,                                     channel 409 and the Kings, I really       own money for a Kings’ game it cost        and story about some player getting
sands of families have turned to         their children, we can help prevent         For more information on how            didn’t miss them. Their games were        me $24 to sit in the very top row many     paid more money than the great
KidsFirst. We provide parents and        child abuse and neglect by strength-     you can get involved and help             really hard to watch. They didn’t         years ago. The last three times I’ve       Mays I was offended. That’s when I
children with the tools they need        ening families and communities.          change the course of a child's life       look like much of a team. They just       gone were with “comp” tickets from         decided that I wouldn’t read any story
to thrive. Our proven programs and          Research shows that five impor-       visit the KidsFirst website at www.       looked like a bunch of high-priced        friends who got them through their         with dollar signs in the headline.
services such as parent coaching,        tant factors are present in healthy      kidsfirstnow.org or, for more infor-      guys running around playing for the       workplaces. I haven’t been in awhile.         That held true for many years,
training, health insurance enroll-       families. Promoting these factors is     mation about the KidsFirst lun-           money.                                    With the current business climate,         but the money talk in pro sports has
ment, homeless prevention and            among the most effective ways to         cheon or for sponsorship opportuni-          Maybe if they were winning I           maybe there aren’t as many “comp”          become so pervasive you can’t avoid
counseling help families solve real-     reduce the risk of child abuse and       ties, please contact Diana Martin at      would feel different. Maybe if they       tickets to be had. The last time I         it. There are owners, television,
life challenges and achieve life-long    neglect. They are:                       916.774.6802, ext. 201.                   were the Chris Webber, Vlade Divac,       went for free I looked at my stub—         sponsors, cities, leagues, players,
goals. KidsFirst invests in programs     • Nurturing and attachment                  Hewlett-Packard        Company,        Mike Bibby, Peja Stojokovic, Doug         $109 face value— to see the Toronto        agents, and on and on all fighting
and services. The mother of a five       • Knowledge of parenting and of          Kaiser Permanente, Mechanics              Christie, Bobby Jackson Kings of yore     Raptors. That kind of money to watch       over how large a slice of the pie
year-old daughter in Auburn who          child and youth development              Bank, Placer County Office of             I’d really care. Maybe the owners, the    two lousy teams in a meaningless,          should be theirs. Meanwhile, more
received health enrollment assis-        • Parental resilience                    Education, SureWest Foundation,           Maloofs, have deliberately sabotaged      half-hearted performance?                  and more fans are being left out of
tance stated, "I really appreciate       • Social connections                     Sutter Roseville Medical Center,          this team to make it easier to split         It’s like going to the casinos. While   the loop. Only the fans really care
KidsFirst for providing my family        • Concrete supports for parents          and Wells Fargo.                          for a bigger pot of gold. Conspiracy      you’re there you convince yourself         about the fans. The others only care
                                                                                                                            theory? Why not?                          you’re having a great time, but when       about the fans’ money.



                     Kissing Frogs
                                                                                                                               The huge, extravagant dollars          you walk out with an empty wallet                 I hate hearing about it. I hate
                                                                                                                            are ruining professional basketball.      you don’t feel so great anymore.           reading about it. I really hate writing
                                                                                                                            Sure it will always survive and the          For what it costs for an NBA ticket     about it. It’s the poop at the party.


By Lori White                            guy in the bookstore who asked me        much for good looks.
    For all of you romantics who still   out for coffee and I accepted. When         Finally, I decided that hope springs
believe in love at any age, here’s a     we met at Starbucks he told me he        eternal and I made another internet
story for you:                           was a Vietnam veteran and could          date on the phone. We had nice email
    As a single woman, again, I          I please never mention Vietnam or        contact for a couple of weeks, our
decided it was ok to start dating and    Agent Orange or the war or bombs         ages seemed right, he seemed worthy
perhaps invite love into my life. In     or Southeast Asia and could I please     of taking a chance, so we risked a
fact, it was exciting because instead    leave him alone? He smoked, he           phone call. The first thing he asked
of dating the frantic men of my youth,   drank and he told me he prayed for       was “Do you work out?” I said,
I was looking forward to a calmer,       death to come in his sleep so he         “Yes.” Then he asked if I had flabby
sweeter experience. My first was a       wouldn’t have to wake up anymore.        arms because he hates that on older
blind date who unfortunately left his    Then I told him about my new yoga        gals. I told him this “older gal” not
wallet behind in the restaurant where    class and our date was over.             only has flabby arms, I have a big, fat
we met for a candlelight dinner. I                                                ass and I’ve been in a bad mood since
called his cell immediately, he came                                              the Carter Administration.
back and took his wallet, said thank                                                 The last time out on the singles
you and then counted the money                                                    scene, my girlfriend had to coax me
right there in front of me. I guess he                                            out of an evening in pajamas in my
thought I was a thief who wanted to
get caught.
                                                                                  cozy home with a warm fire going,
                                                                                  expensive tea, and a good book.
                                                                                                                                  CALL
    I made sure the next date, Dave,
remembered his wallet after dinner,
                                                                                  I was settling in when my friend,
                                                                                  Gina, scolded me “You are not get-           530-823-2463
but I wasn’t prepared for surprise at
the four star restaurant we chose. He
                                            For more punishment, I went on
                                         an internet date with a good look-
                                                                                  ting any younger, dear and you have
                                                                                  old eggs…..LET’S GO!” Her subtle                  TO
lifted his leg during the main course,
passed gas and then sighed with
                                         ing retiree who seemed very nice
                                         on the phone. We went to lunch at a
                                                                                  reference to my limited reproductive
                                                                                  capacity must have inspired me, so I         ADVERTISE
relief. I almost choked on my pasta.     beach resort. During our meal, Mr.       went. That night, I met my husband.
I politely waited until our meal was     Handsome talked non-stop and when        He was a sweet bachelor waiting for
mercifully over, he arose and grabbed    he came up for air and I spoke, he       someone like me. He passed no gas,
his crotch to readjust himself and I     yawned and stretched and looked at       counted no money, and even liked my
just didn’t know what to say. Poor       his watch. I told him, “You’ve been      “old gal” figure. We fell in love and
Dave, his life with me was over and      talking for 40 minutes straight and      within months, got married. Thanks
he didn’t even know why.                 when I speak for one minute you’re       to the gods of over 50 romance.
    The following month, I met a nice    bored?” Mr. Handsome got so upset        Never give up my friends, he or she
                                         he left me there with the bill. So       is waiting out there just for you.
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Placer Sentinel Page 12                                                                                                      First Issue of March, 2011



  A message from Pat Ryan
            Operation:Mom
             Group Leader
How the community makes a                snacks of our troops. It is light-
difference:                              weight & packs well in their pock-
                                                                                     Drop Off Points:
   Thank You KAHI for helping us         ets. No matter the temperature or             Auburn - Dawn’s Hallmark
get the word out at the last minute.     terrain, it remains tasty & edible.         on Lincoln Way, next to
Thank you Foothill Forum Tour of         Jerky is packed with protein to             Raley’s; Sierra Doctors on
Realtors for your creative way to        provide stamina in the harshest of          Grass Valley Hwy at Hwy 80;
raise money. Instead of eating a         conditions.                                 UPS Store on Bell Rd K-mart
great gift, Ms. Jenkins of Century          *Special Requests from our               Center; Gold Country Realty,
21 Foothills Realty donated Godiva       troops: Car air freshener- (to hang         935 Lincoln Way
Chocolates (eight different boxed        in tents). Dollar store –3 for $1.            Colfax - Colfax Chamber
sweets) raffled them off and gifted      Stickers to hand out to the kids on         of Commerce, 99 Railroad
Op:MOM . Thank you Placer                site, or include in letter’s home,          Avenue, Marson’s of Colfax
Sentinel and Auburn Journal for the      Hand warmers, DVD’s.                        (25 S. Main Street); Mix &
generous donation of your papers                                                     Mingle Greek Café (30 N. Main
                                           Each box is a “Little Touch Of
monthly for our “Little Touch of                                                     Street); Sierra Junction Realty,
                                         Home” and has 7-9 pounds of prod-
Home” boxes.                                                                         233 S. Auburn, Suite 215
                                         uct, including cards and letters of
   John and Nancy Stevens of                                                           Lincoln       -    Buonarroti
                                         encouragement from home. We are
Grocery Outlet went the extra mile                                                   Ristorante 460 G St. (Hwy
                                         a non-profit group. February we
hosting a successful product drive                                                   65), River City Bank, 335 S.
                                         packed and shipped 108 boxes at a
for the month of February and a                                                      Highway 65 (Safeway shop-
                                         cost of $10.95 each. Each box has
special day on February 12th, called                                                 ping Center)
                                         about $25.00 of product. The guys
Boxes of Love.                                                                         Meadow Vista - Gold
                                         and gals from the Navy, Air Force,
                                                                                     Country Realty, 16770 Placer
“Little Touch of Home”:                  Coast Guard, Army and Marines
                                                                                     Hills Rd.;
Products needed in March                 are asked to share with people not
                                                                                       Rocklin - Aim Mail Center,
   Beef Jerky, Coffee ground small       receiving mail from home and send
                                                                                     3031 Stanford Ranch Rd.;
packages, Granola Bars (power,           their address to us. Help us support
                                                                                     Starbucks, 4819 Granite Dr.
cliff, breakfast), Tooth Brushes,        our troops. Get involved!
Hand Sanitizer, Razor Blades.            Pat Thomas publicity Op:Mom
Beef Jerky is one of the preferred       comments: pcoperationmom@
   Give us a call or send us an email for a copy of our product list. If you have any questions
    concerning this great organization, please feel free to contact us. Phone: 530-908-0751.
                                 “UNTIL THEY ALL COME HOME”


             Runner Urges Close Scrutiny
               of Internet Tax Measure
   Board of Equalization Member          study. Close scrutiny of the bill will    to charge sales tax. Instead California
Senator George Runner today (March       show that it does nothing to create       consumers are required to pay use tax
7th) issued the following statement in   jobs, nor increase state revenues.        on purchases they make from out-of-
response to the Assembly Revenue            "What's worse is that this measure     state retailers."
and Taxation Committee's decision        puts 25,000 affiliate-based businesses       Elected in November 2010, Senator
to move Assembly Bill 153 (Skinner)      in California at risk. As a result, the   George Runner represents more than
to its suspense file:                    state could actually lose money when      9 million Californians as a member of
   "I am encouraged by the               these businesses are forced to leave      the Board of Equalization. For more
Committee's decision to hold             the state.                                information, visit www.boe.ca.gov/
Assemblywoman Skinner's Affiliate           "Existing law is clear. California     Runner.
Nexus tax legislation for further        cannot require out-of-state retailers

								
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