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Politics aside, Latinos have a reason to celebrate 2016

Who would have thought at the beginning of the year that a brash New York billionaire would become president? Or, that an icon in the Spanish-language music world would be dead? Or that the Chicago Cubs would be lifting their first World Series trophy in more than 100 years? Or that tacomania would sweep the country?

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Legislators are right to prepare for Trump policies

When state Legislature leaders took the unusual step of hiring former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to help California battle against any threats by the Trump administration on policies like immigration and climate warming, they were embraced by the left and ridiculed by the left.

Opinion

We welcome 2017 with a positive outlook

A new year always provides an opportunity for a fresh start, and a chance to throw all the bad things that happened the previous year into the trash bin of history. Those bad memories should never threatened our positive outlook to a new calendar year.

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Governor’s choice for attorney general is sound

Gov. Jerry Brown could not have picked a better candidate to step into the shoes of state Attorney General Kamala Harris, who was elected as California’s next U.S. Senator. The governor announced his choice of Congressman Xavier Becerra to fill the vacancy.

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Economic prospects for Cuba don’t look promising

Now that Fidel Castro is gone and the leaders of Canada, México and other countries have made fools of themselves by praising the alleged accomplishments of a dictator who destroyed his country’s economy and executed thousands of people, it’s time to take a look at Cuba’s future. It doesn’t look good.

Opinion

Nobody wants a President Trump to fail

There are many Americans who applaud the leadership of President Barack Obama for thinking about country first in reaching out to President-elect Donald J. Trump to make sure the billionaire gets all the help necessary to make sure his presidency is a success.

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VIDEO: Don't miss the savory foods at the World Ag Expo on the grounds of the International Agri-Center in Tulare, CA

The World Ag Expo is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Alex Gallegos and son, Adam, prepare hundreds of pounds of savory meat for hungry visitors. All proceeds from their booth, worked by students and parents, benefit the Tulare Union High School marching band. At the show: Over 1,500 vendors are exhibiting the latest in agricultural technology at the annual exposition held at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California, from Feb. 14 through Feb. 16. Expo officials hope to break the record for attendance from last year's 106,349 visitors from 47 states and 79 countries over the three days show that ends today. Tickets are $15.
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VIDEO: Don't miss the savory foods at the World Ag Expo on the grounds of the International Agri-Center in Tulare, CA 1:26

VIDEO: Don't miss the savory foods at the World Ag Expo on the grounds of the International Agri-Center in Tulare, CA

VIDEO: Dr. Jesús Rodríguez habla sobre la importancia de los latinos en tomar correctamente los medicamentos para controlar la diabetes 2:24

VIDEO: Dr. Jesús Rodríguez habla sobre la importancia de los latinos en tomar correctamente los medicamentos para controlar la diabetes

VIDEO: Granite Hills High School repeats as Tulare County Academic Decathlon champions. Watch these smart students sing Happy B-day, see the blooper. 1:55

VIDEO: Granite Hills High School repeats as Tulare County Academic Decathlon champions. Watch these smart students sing Happy B-day, see the blooper.

VIDEO: Mendota High senior Danny Trejo is closer to tying California's record for career soccer goals. The state record is 192, Trejo needs 13 (Jan. 31) 1:17

VIDEO: Mendota High senior Danny Trejo is closer to tying California's record for career soccer goals. The state record is 192, Trejo needs 13 (Jan. 31)

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