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Author Archives: Dan Holden

Former Santana member Malone needs your support

Being homeless for decades can create a lot of problems. Even if your best friend is a rock star. Remember Marcus Malone, the former Santana Band member who was found … Continue reading

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January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Do Schools Punish Kids By Not Letting them Play Sports?

Increasingly, public and private schools have enacted policies whereby students with low grade point levels or poor performance in certain key subjects are “punished” for the low scores by being … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Money is Made and Lost in America

There are two ways to make money in America: Industry and finance. Industry requires ideas, people and things. Finance involves interest rates, profits and risk. Industry is the bastion of … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Insurance Industry ‘Cancellations’: Another Name for Patient Dumping

There’s a name for what the insurance industry is doing to Obamacare. It’s called patient dumping and if they did it as a hospital or a hospice, it would be … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christina works on first film

This is a photo of the entire cast and crew of a collaborative film that was produced and directed by the Los Angeles Film Collaborative, an all-volunteer group of film … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Where are the Jobs Going?

I think that mankind’s biggest challenge over the coming decade will be finding the answer to this question: What do I do now, that most of what I need can … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Studio Bongiorno is in its Element with Halloween Show

Phil Bongiorno was in his element today with the opening of a new exhibit called “HALLOWED…To Respect and Honor Greatly” at Studio Bongiorno (500 Lincoln Street, Santa Clara CA 95050). … Continue reading

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October 5, 2013 · 1 Comment