In a fitting nod to a new century of ’20s, the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual gala had a “Roaring ’20s” theme. Chamber members dressed as 1920s flappers, gangsters and silent screen stars for an evening of glamor. The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting and advancing business opportunity and activity, community development and quality of life in the Katy area. … [Read more...] about Costumes dazzle at Katy chamber’s ‘Roaring ’20s’ gala
In a sense, Smith has been preparing for this job since she got involved with student politics at Santa Clarita’s Hart High School. After getting her undergraduate degree at UCLA, Smith moved to Washington to do policy work at the U.S. Department of Education during the Clinton administration. She and her husband returned to Santa Clarita after the birth of her first daughter, and Smith continued to advocate on local education issues, including starting a nonprofit to raise funds for school technology while a stay-at-home mom. And in 2009, Smith was elected to her first term on the Newhall School District board, where she served until she was elected to the state Legislature in 2018. … [Read more...] about Endorsement: Christy Smith is the best choice to replace Katie Hill in Congress
You might expect tool lenders to be solely small, backyard project-doers, but a steady stream of professional contractors come by. Sometimes they just need an extra ladder for a job, other times 10 shovels. Once they’ve done a one-time registration proving their Berkeley residency, all they need to do is show their library card and sign a waiver. Everything is free, unless something gets broken. Young says rototillers were destroyed a lot, because Berkeley soil has too much hard clay. Entes does repairs in the back, where piles of tools are stacked and awaiting his handiwork. … [Read more...] about One of the Bay Area’s best free services is tucked away in a Berkeley library
"No child or woman should be forced to have pregnancy against her own will. These laws do not protect women’s rights it protects the violator committing these crimes," she said alongside an article about Alabama's ban. … [Read more...] about Ben Carson hits back at Ilhan Omar after she knocks his performance during House hearing
Most Medicare enrollees pay the standard Part B premium ($144.60 for 2020) and are protected by the hold harmless provision from a decrease in their Social Security payment. But higher earning Medicare beneficiaries are affected by IRMAA, and I believe that is what happened in your case, especially because you say you suddenly “pay double” for Medicare. … [Read more...] about RUSSELL GLOOR: Ask Rusty — Why did my Social Security payment go down?