Questions and answers part 2

COMMENTARY Social Security

Q: What is the difference between Social Security disability and Supplemental Security Income disability? A: Social Security administers two major programs that provide benefits based on disability: Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income. SSDI benefits are based on prior work under Social Security and are financed with Social Security taxes paid by workers, employers and self-employed people. To […]


An overview of American music

Black Attack rules basketball court

Drinks on us

On Mon., Aug. 20, a friend from Oregon and I were having lunch at the bar at Wood Ranch. We noticed that there were only a few people at the bar, including a couple a few seats away from us. When we were almost finished, the bartender told us that the man seated near us had paid our bill. We […]

Rockin’ in the park

SEVENTIES MUSIC— Roby Duron, lead guitarist for Bostyx, a Boston and Styx tribute band, greets his biggest fan, son, Frankie, 5, during an Aug. 26 outdoor concert at Oak Canyon Community Park in Oak Park. Right, Duron is joined upfront by his fellow guitarists.

Pet of the week

Twins cause havoc in ‘Comedy of Errors’

Two sets of identical twins, separated as children during a storm at sea, are reunited with hilarious repercussions in Shakespeare’s early play” The Comedy of Errors.” Local theater company Classics in the Park will present this work at 8 p.m. Sat., Sept. 8 and 15, and at 2 p.m. Sun., Sept. 9 and 16 at the Hillcrest Center for the […]

Patriots want to be Alpha dogs in new league

High school football report Viewpoint Patriots

A minor bump in the road won’t alter head coach Chris Adamson’s plans to transform Viewpoint High football into a winner. Despite losing 42-13 to San Juan Hills on Wed., Aug. 22 at Oaks Christian to open the season, the Patriots remain optimistic that they can top last season’s success and make noise in their first year within the Alpha […]

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