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Main story: Anderson Dam retrofit project doubles in cost to $2.3 billion

Entertainment: ‘A Christmas Carol’ is a timeless tale of redemption

Guest column . . . by Santa Claus: North Pole toy maker encourages all to enjoy Holiday Lights Parade

Editorial: Let’s help the homeless by providing land for tiny homes

Around Town … with Robert Airoldi: Ladera Grill celebrates Veterans Day with free lunch for local vets

Downtown Lowdown … with David Dindak: Owner of engineering firm provides a ‘one-stop shop’ experience

Your Garden … with Sharon McCray: Fall and winter is an excellent time for planting your flower bulbs

Education: Inaugural horror flash fiction contest celebrates winning scribes

Education: MMS students initiate collaborative revitalization of campus lake ecosystem

Education: School children to learn about world travelers at pirate-themed yard

Holidays: 2023 Hanukkah hold special meaning for region’s Jewish community

Entertainment: Little Theater’s story of sibling love will melt hearts in the musical ‘Frozen Jr.’

Government: Judge dismisses key defendants in Gilroy shooting victims’ lawsuit

Author talk: Vietnam veteran’s book describes fierce battle killing 102 Marines

Curtains Up … with Camille Bounds: ‘Curious Incident’ sees world through an autistic boy’s eyes

Ribbon-Cutting – Timeless Smiles

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