Seabury is hoping to top last year’s total of $5,000, saying that $7,000 would be glorious. All proceeds will go toward sponsoring local children living with diabetes at the Diabetes Youth Families Camp, where peer counseling is combined with camp activities for youths while parents get counseling and learn the latest information. “These camps are fantastic; kids are off doing archery and swimming and handling their disease with other kids. It’s not scary, and they can ask questions,” Seabury said.
“As a kid, I used to look across the river dividing Mexico and the United States, On the other side, I saw a place that looked cleaner and richer, It was, Per capita GDP in America then was four times what it was in Mexico; like Egypt today sharing a border with the United Kingdom,” he said, “As trucks rumbled north piled high with okra, I pondered how fate sorted the babies to one side of that border or the other,” he said. “Years later, my family followed those trucks to this country in search of a better life,” moving to Calexico, a border city in California’s 519 ballet patch machine embroidery applique design Imperial Valley..
The Book-Go-Round: The Friends of the Saratoga Libraries are looking for volunteers for their used bookstore, the Book-Go-Round, in downtown Saratoga. Easy work with a scheduled monthly commitment of 2½-3½ hours. Adults only. For more information, call Bobbi Stek, store manager, 408-868-0376. Stewart Tartan Pipes and Drums: A free holiday concert featuring bagpipes and drums, Scottish ballads, caroling and special guest appearances by the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers, the Holy Cross Kings Brass and the San Jose School of Highland Dancing. Dec. 5, 3 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 13601 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga. Donations accepted. stewarttartan.com.
Pop Fiction: The 16-piece cover band extraordinaire serves up everything from Ol’ Blues Eyes to Journey to Katy Perry; 9:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, Redwood City; $45; www.foxrwc.com, Anjelah Johnson: The San Jose native and former Raiderette is best known for her “Nail Salon” routine and stint as a cast member of Fox’s MadTV improv show; 7:30 and 10:15 p.m, Dec, 29-30; 6:30 and 519 ballet patch machine embroidery applique design 8:30 p.m, Dec, 31; 7 and 9:15 p.m, Jan, 1; Tommy T’s, Pleasanton; $50-$85 Dec, 31, $35-$70 all other shows; www.tommyts.com/pleasanton..
The clear implication is that “we” once had a “great” country — but if all those Latinos are permitted to swarm in, “we” won’t have our country at all. It will belong to the encroaching hordes. Never mind that the border is more secure than it has been in decades and illegal crossings have slowed to a trickle. Trump’s goal is to create the impression that “they” are besieging “us,” and that he will put an end to it. Perhaps this is what he truly believes. I recall something he said last September, in an interview with Bill O’Reilly of Fox News, and has since repeated: “I was in Paris recently, and Paris doesn’t look like Paris anymore.”.