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Councilman Frutos: Holiday greetings

As this year comes to a conclusion, I would like to wish everyone happiness and good health in the new year. This year has been a bumpy year for many close friends, including my family who has been dealing with the reality of my mother who suffers from Alzheimer’s. Yet, during this holiday season I was reminded how blessed I am to live in a tight-knit community with neighbors and friends who have opened their doors to help one another and have invited others to their home or church for... Read More →

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Jean Youn: Welcome 2013

The year 2012 is coming to an end and the year 2013 is about to begin. Within any cultures, there are certain customs that are kept on certain days or periods. Some of them may be similar and some may be totally different, and even strange, according to other countries or ethnic groups. Today, I want to introduce a custom, which used to be kept on December 31 in Korea. The reason why I said “used to” is because it is hardly kept nowadays, as customs... Read More →

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Jean Youn: Happy New Year again

¬†Tomorrow is the beginning of a new year on the Lunar Calendar. It’s the day that many Americans know as Chinese New Year. In China, it is called Chun Jie, which means the beginning of spring. It is also the day of the biggest festival of the entire year. Other countries like Korea, Vietnam, Mongolia etc. that surround China also celebrate this day as the beginning of the year. In Korea this day is called Suhl Nahl. Unlike in China, it is not a day of... Read More →

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Jean Youn: “Back to the Future” and time management

It’s been quite a while since the film, “Back to the Future,” hit movie theaters in 1985. Many of us probably have, at some point or another, thought about the idea of the ability to go back and forth in time from past, present, and future. Many things have indeed changed throughout the course of time. Things that might have been unimaginable many years ago are a reality today. However, time travel is still just something that’s fun to think about, but not a reality. People have varying levels of... Read More →

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