Priorities

If I can salvage a moral to the story, perhaps it’s this: Life ultimately is about the pursuit of happiness ■ David Porter / Contributed Funny how our priorities change over time. Things we wanted badly years ago, we don’t want at all today. Used to be, I had three TV sets and 60 channels.…

The president vs. the U.S. Constitution

I■ Richard Flores / Contributed t has become abundantly clear this past week that President Trump and his staff have been colluding with the Russian autocratic regime with the intent to undermine the integrity of our U.S. presidential election and our Democratic form of government. Investigations have revealed countless meetings between the Trump campaign and…

Alleged child abuser rejects plea bargain

A■ Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter t a hearing in Banning Courthouse on Nov. 27, accused child abuser, 24-year-old Jonathon Montgomery rejected a 30-day plea agreement offered by the Riverside District Attorney’s office. According to information from the District Attorney’s office in Riverside as well as a source in the courtroom during the hearing, the…

Adopt a senior for Christmas

Gift-giving program hopes to provide Christmas gifts to 1,400 senior citizens ■ By Jared Harbin / Contributed Many people feel it is important to find a meaningful way to assist their local communities during the holiday season. Because there are so many wonderful and worthy programs available, it can be difficult to choose which programs…