Social Security decisions

Social Security decisions

When and how should you take your Social Security income benefits? Electing to take Social Security Benefits is a decision that every retiree will face. The question is, when to start and how to maximize the benefit? With less than 22 percent of financial professionals understanding Social Security and how to properly integrate benefits into […]

One month left to apply for SBA Disaster Loans for drought losses

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center–West today reminded small, nonfarm businesses in all 58 California counties and neighboring counties in Arizona, Nevada and Oregon of the Oct. 5, 2015, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because […]

Measure to support ‘Made in America’ labeling signed by Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Legislation to allow manufacturers to label their products “Made in America” if no more than 10 percent of the final product is made outside of the United States was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. Senate Bill 633, authored by Senator Hill (D-San Mateo/Santa Clara counties) and Assemblyman Jones (R-Santee), changes California’s 100 […]

Plan a day to shop local fairs, shops and stands

Autumn is tailor-made for getting out of the house to enjoy the great outdoors. With crisp temperatures perfect for strolls or sightseeing and breathtaking scenery awash in bright autumnal hues, autumn landscapes make for the ideal backdrop for weekend plans, including shopping excursions. Fall is a great season to enjoy festivals, farmer’s markets and craft […]

Newly updated drought tips available for farmers

DAVIS, Calif—Drought strategies for managing alfalfa and many other crops are available free from UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. As California endures a fourth year of drought and ever-tightening water supplies, water-management strategies have become even more critical to farmers. To help farmers make the best use of the water they have available, a series of new and […]

Congressman Ruiz wants to know his constituents’ opinion on Iran Nuclear Deal

In a letter dated Aug. 25, 2015, Anza’s Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz wrote: Dear Friend, In July the president announced that after two years of negotiations, the United States, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom have come to an agreement with Iran called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the […]

Hamilton HS Home Varsity Football Schedule

Non-League Friday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m. at Hamilton High against Rancho Christian HS Friday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. at Hamilton High against Mammoth League Friday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m. at Hamilton High against Sherman Indian Friday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m. at Hamilton High against Riverside Preparatory Friday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. at Hamilton High against […]

Anza resident earns degree from WGU

SALT LAKE CITY—Angela Heredia of Anza received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Governors University. The university held its 29th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Aug. 15 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,500 graduates. In addition to recognizing students who graduated in the past six months, the nation’s […]