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Hitting a personal target

By Cheryl Senn I was a little apprehensive when I scheduled the date for my Sanger Police Department Firearms Training session.  This was a silent auction item I bid on months ago at a Chamber banquet. I was excited by ...

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Apache varsity girls basketball looking for successful league season with focused practices

By Cheryl Senn The Sanger High School Apache Varsity Girls Basketball team made a run at Roosevelt Rough Riders, at the recent home game, during the Winter Break.  The Apaches worked hard throughout the game and never gave up, even ...

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Building a strong foundation for STEAM at John Wash inaugural Winter Break Camp

By Cheryl Senn More than 65 students participated in the inaugural John Wash (JW) Elementary School Science Technology Engineering Art and Math (STEAM) Camp, during Winter Break. “The half day camp provides a foundation for all STEAM Courses from here ...

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SHS alumni, Chase Martinez, gets his message out through published poetry

By Cheryl Senn Chase Martinez, a Sanger High School 2018 graduate, just had his first poem published. During Martinez’s recent winter break visit, with family, in Sanger, from his studies at the American Musical & Dramatic Academy, in New York, ...

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Vision for 2019

By Cheryl Senn “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.”- Helen Keller  With a couple of ticks on a clock, another year ends, another New Year’s Eve, another New Year’s Day, another resolution, another ...

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Planning Commission recommends General Plan amendment regarding Housing Element Rezone

By Cheryl Senn The Planning Commission, at their December 27, 2018, meeting, by a vote of 4-1, to approve staff’s recommended Alternative I, on agenda item G. 1. Public Hearing Regarding Housing Element Update Rezone, which was continued from the ...

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SPD Officer of the Year, Nelson, loves proactively serving the community

By Cheryl Senn Sanger Police Department (SPD) Officer Amanda Nelson has been with the SPD for four years and recently was named the 2018 SPD Officer of the Year. “When they announced it, I thought it was a joke,” said ...

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Building for the future

By Cheryl Senn 2019 has not even begun and there is a lot of new things happening around town, including building and beautifying downtown. One just needs to take a walk downtown to notice buildings and signage being cleaned up. ...

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Newly elected SUSD Board of Trustees seated and given oath of office

By Cheryl Senn Three Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) School Board of Trustees were seated and given the Oath of Office at the recent SUSD School Board of Trustees meeting.  Pete Filipi, Trustee Area 2 and Jesse Vasquez, Trustee Area ...

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The Wonderful Company raises minimum wage to $15 per hour for CA employees

Contributed The Wonderful Company, America’s fastest-growing consumer packaged goods company, announced today it is increasing its minimum wage to $15/hour for full-time California employees effective Jan. 1, 2019. This means a 36 percent jump in pay for those making the ...

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