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Becoming independent with freedom

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By Cheryl Senn Independence, as defined in the dictionary is, “freedom from outside control or support, the state of being independent, and the time when a country or region gains political freedom from outside control.” July 4th is a day celebrated, ...

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iCan Bike boosting confidence and bonding with bicycles

Sanger High student volunteer Edwin Becerra helps Ryan Allshouse perfect his riding skills. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn More than 30 individuals with disabilities were able to improve their bicycle riding skills and boost their confidence during the week long iCan Bike program. The iCan Bike program was held at the Sanger High gym and ...

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Unity Estates kids awarded for their commitment to learning and after school program

Central Valley Services Director Ali Valencia and Sanger Mayor Joshua Mitchell pose with Unity Estates award winners, who were recognized by Congressman David Valadao's office. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn The Unity Estates Community Clubhouse was filled with children and their parents for the annual Unity Estates Awards Celebration. After all the awardees and their families enjoyed a meal together, the presentation of awards took place. Ali ...

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Inaugural ‘Pedal to the Pool’ promotes physical activity and healthy eating

Group picture of the Pedal to the Pool participants along with Champions for Change and City of Sanger Parks & Recreation officials. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn A community bike ride, through the City of Sanger, on a warm Saturday night, kicked off the summer, with the inaugural ‘Pedal to the Pool’ event. More than 10 people participated in the first ‘Pedal to the ...

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#LoveIsLove

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By Cheryl Senn The Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in all 50 states today, June 26, 2015. with a landmark decision that any law prohibiting same-sex unions violates the Constitution. Before this gay marriage was only legal in 36 states and the ...

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Family Swim Nights, awesome place to be when it’s hot

David Madueno, Cynthia Madueno, Vanessa Perez, Nathanel Ovalle and Jose Chavez, enjoying Family Swim Night. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn On hot summer nights, there is a cool place to hang out with family and friends. The Sanger Aquatic Complex, next to the Sanger Community Center, hosts Family Swim Nights, three days a week, Tuesday through Thursday, ...

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Becoming better readers through Anytime Anywhere Reading Program

Anytime Anywhere Reading Program premiered at Del Rey Elementary on June 24. L to R - Del Rey principal Pete Munoz, Del Rey Kindergarten teacher Julia Flores, Marissa Flores, Bella Flores and Natalie Flores held by her mother. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn This summer all Sanger students will have the opportunity to become better readers with the new Anytime Anywhere Reading (AAR) Program. According to information provided by Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) Area Administrator Karl Kesterke and program ...

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Firefighter Interns gain experience while focusing on safety

Sanger Fire Department's Firefighter Interns Andres Miranda and Johnathon Davila in front of the fire department. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn Sanger Fire’s new Firefighter Interns will be provided a thorough experience of the firefighting profession while getting paid doing what they love. Sanger Firefighter Interns Andres Miranda and Johnathon Davila, began their summer jobs, this week, at ...

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Surrounding students, with love and support, is what Sanger Unified does best

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By Cheryl Senn I was one of the lucky parents of one of the more than 500 Sanger High graduates participating in the graduation ceremony at the SaveMart Center, this year. All the work, support, and time, had finally come ...

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Junior Giants kicks off league with summer interns

Sanger Parks & Recreation Interns and Junior Giants Staff. L to R - Zaccariah Lopez, Anthony Pimentel, Isaiah Lopez, Junior Giants Commissioner Celeny Sustaita, Charles Flewellen, Estrella Conde and Dorian Salas. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn Confidence, leadership, integrity, teamwork, and baseball fundamentals, are all being emphasized at Rotary Field, as the 2015 Junior Giants kicks off league play this summer. This year City of Sanger Parks & Recreation Division went paperless and ...

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