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Myths about Honey Explained

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS A spoonful of wildflower honey on a warm biscuit, a dollop of clover honey in your tea, and a drizzle of blueberry honey in salad dressings are made possible because of honey bees. These hard-working insects are responsible for pollinating most fruits, vegetables, legumes and more. …

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Underground Echoes: The Great Horse Trough Mystery Update

BY JUDIE & JOSEPH PALMER When last we wrote, we discussed the Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery’s horse trough and the lack of information regarding its origins, disuse, and eventual decay. However, we recently found in the County’s library digitized newspaper collection, a series of articles regarding the meetings of the Alhambra …

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Obituary: Denise Elaine Puzzuto (1954-2021)

Denise Puzzuto left us after a sudden unexpected acute illness. She quietly passed away on March 13th with her children, Sean and Mikaela, and her partner, Bill, by her side. She was a Nurse for over 43 years devoting herself to the care of others, working for 17 1/2 years …

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Obituary: Dennie Lee Baugh (1930-2021)

Born November 20, 1930 in Shenandoah, Iowa, Dennie Lee Baugh passed away peacefully from acute myeloid leukemia on February 2, 2021 in Martinez. He was the son of Severn Baugh and Bernice Huffine Baugh. He is survived by his loving wife Betty, brother James Baugh (Sandra), daughters Diane Bailey (Reginald) …

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Underground Echoes: The Great Horse Trough Mystery

BY JUDIE & JOSEPH PALMER One of the rough gems of the Alhambra Cemetery is the cement remnants of what once was a very large water container. It is unknown exactly when it was installed, by whom, its eventual abandonment, or its complete structure and appearance. Unfortunately, no records or …

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