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High points from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real are beginning to worry about what July and August are going to feel like when it is already hitting a hundred degrees in early June. It looks...
Notes from the Fox Den
Hello and happy June from the Fox Den! Can you believe that we are six months into 2018 already? School is out and the long hot days of summer are upon us. This is...
Update on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was passed by Congress in a hurry late last year, and the IRS and tax preparers have been working to digest some of the more thorny issues...
High Points from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real had plenty to talk about over the Memorial Day weekend, with graduations, dry weather, and a bank robbery, topping the list. I’m going to do my...
Notes from the Fox Den
Hello from the Fox Den! Although we had a wonderful time on our cruise, it is great to be back home. I sure did miss my fur babies Adalee and...


How to handle a gap in health care coverage
Health care coverage gaps happen. Whether because of job loss or an extended sabbatical between gigs, you may find yourself without health care for a period. Here are some...
High Points from Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real have gotten Mother’s Day behind them and now they are getting ready for graduations, cemetery homecomings, and family reunions. When we are in...
Notes from the Fox Den
Hello from the Fox Den and happy Wednesday! I hope this week’s issue of the Cherokeean finds everyone in great health and good spirits. One of my favorite quotes is, “The...
High Points| from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real are trying to stay up with all the things that are growing after the nights finally started getting warmer. Everybody’s gardens are growing...
When an extension makes sense
While most people should file a tax return by April 17th, you have the option of delaying your filing date until Oct. 15 with a tax extension. When to file an extension •...
Notes from the Fox Den
Hello from the Fox Den and happy Wednesday! I can’t believe we are already in the second week of May. The saying “the older you get, the faster time goes by’ seems to...
Stay prepared to sell your business
If you enjoy running your own business, selling it may be the furthest thing from your mind. But the reality is that eventually an opportunity to sell will come, whether...
High Points from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real were blessed with a much needed beautiful weekend and it gave many of us some time to get caught up on our to do lists. I was awfully sore when...
Notes from the Fox Den
Did you know that May is National Lupus Awareness Month and that May 10th is World Lupus Day? Don’t worry; I didn’t either until after I was diagnosed with Lupus myself. ...
Concerns about municipal court
There was a lot of opposition in the last city council meeting regarding the municipal court’s jurisdictional capabilities. The action item to be decided upon by the...