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Kids are growing up too fast

Kids are growing up too fast

Renee C. Byer

October 26, 2015

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives me peace of mind," she said. Kids ages 9 to 12 are the fastest-growing cell phone market. (Rene...

Teen profanity illustration

Teen profanity illustration

McClatchy Tribune courtesy photo

May 6, 2014

300 dpi Charles Waltmire color illustration of teen in black T-shirt with soap bubbles in mouth (washing mouth out with soap.) The Sacramento Bee 2008teen profanity illustration soap soapy washing mouth out with teenager black teeshirt skull clean language swear curse cussing cuss foul mouthed manners ...

Terry McMillian shares stories and inspiration

Terry McMillian shares stories and inspiration

McClatchy Tribune

February 8, 2014

“Happy Black History Month, even though I’m black all year long.”And with that, noted author Terry McMillan set the tone for a night full of laughter, wisdom, and insight.On February 6th, the New York Times author of such works as “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” as well as “Waiting to Ex...

Immigration

Photo courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

April 23, 2013

S.W.E.R (Student Working for Equal Rights) supporter, Cynthia Vizcardo, right, speaks with undocumented brothers, Francis and Jorge Tume, both students at Miami Dade College and Dreamers wanting to apply for deferred action, Wednesday, August 15, 2012, in Miami, Florida, as Wednesday marks the first day t...

Kids using cell phones

Kids using cell phones

McClatchy

April 10, 2012

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives me peace of mind," she said. Kids ages 9 to 12 are the fastest-growing cell phone market. (Renee C...

Deep kiss illustration

Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

August 30, 2011

300 dpi Julie Notarianni color illustration of couple kissing passionately. The Seattle Times 2008 deep kiss illustration kissing french mouth breath passion passionate sex sexy love romance couple dating novel lingering memories memory sexual sexuality 14000000, krtnational national, krtsocial socia...

Double Coverage- Pole dancing: An Olympic sport?

Double Coverage- Pole dancing: An Olympic sport?

Marice Cohn Band

February 28, 2011

Fervent gyrating with the music, toned bodies flexing with each movement and glistening, slick with sweat, the sweet smell of crisp dollar bills sticky against naked skin &- sound like a typical Friday night at the strip club with the boys? Well sorry guys, but pole dancing isn't just for private viewi...

Today’s young popstars have no talent

Today’s young popstars have no talent

KIMBERLY P. MITCHELL

November 9, 2010

Cole Mayer What hath the normally good music world wrought? Young stars with little to no talent, such as Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Taylor Momsen. These stars are near-ubiquitous in today's society, when they really should just go away. There once was a man who performed on stage, his mullet sway...

Real Halloween spooks and scary attractions

Real Halloween spooks and scary attractions

Tzahuiztil Sanchez

October 25, 2010

Real, Local Spooks Dyer Lane: Located off Watt Avenue and Tan Woods Road is the first haunted location, Dyer Lane. According to the Sacramento Press, Dyer Lane has been a place of horror since the 1930s when it served as a place of possible lynching for the Ku Klux Klan. Since, then it has been the scene of...

New law out of touch with culture

New law out of touch with culture

Briana Monasky

October 14, 2008

Technology consumes us, or better yet, we can't stop consuming it. It isn't merely one facet of our lives that it affects; it's everything. We pay bills, register for school and stay up to date on news via the Internet. We shop online, we e-mail, we chat and for a while now, we have been doing it all on our ...