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From the Editor: Local business is the soul of a community

by Ashleigh Fryer, Senior Editor From the Editor

During the summers when I was a kid, my sister and I were spoiled by the accessibility of fresh produce — in our backyard alone, grew persimmon, pomegranate, orange, fig and avocado trees. 

When we were feeling particularly entrepreneurial...

Reflecting on the value of summer camps

by Chris Bashaw, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

After having the fortune to meet and interview Rich Lawson and Ray Humphrey, who respectively instructed the surfing and flag-football camps this summer, I took some time to reflect on the kinds of summer camps I went to as a child and...

From the Editor: Our awards are a reflection of you

by Ashleigh Fryer, Senior Editor From the Editor

I’ve come to find out that this job is 85 percent interpersonal connection and only 15 percent technical journalistic skill. Good stories are so much more than the physical time they takes us, as journalists, to create. They are the written...