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Report: The Second Women’s March, Medford (Check out the video!)

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The Second Women’s March (Check out the video!) Looking out over a sea of pink “pussy” hats in Medford’s Pear Blossom Park, Jamie McLeod Skinner proclaimed, “Hopelessness is not an option. What matters is that we have a vision of what we want to do. This is a time for women to claim our future. This is a time for boys …

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Does the First Amendment Still Have a Place in Ashland Politics?

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Does the First Amendment Still Have a Place in Ashland Politics? On January 16th at the City Council business meeting, a citizen rose to speak in the Public Forum period of the meeting’s agenda about the movement to recall three Ashland Parks Commissioners.  She also hoped to share with city councilors what folks collecting signatures were learning.  She honestly thought …

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Another Senior Speaks Out

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 16 What I said to the committee Below is what I said during the public forum of the Ashland ad hoc senior advisory committee meeting on Jan. 8: On Aug. 6, Ashland was proud of its enviable senior center program staffed by dedicated highly skilled, knowledgeable and compassionate workers. Overnight, for no legitimate justifiable reason, …

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Mayor Tries to Stop "political speech" during public forum at council meeting - here is the speech!!

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As you know, there is petitioning underway to get recalls of three Parks commissioners on a ballot. The reasons are many … budget and personnel mis-management, shredding the seniors’ safety net, over-use and mis-use of expensive outside consultants, failing to follow public meeting rules, ignoring public input are some of them. By meeting and talking to Ashland residents for the …

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An Indoor Competition Lap Pool Planned for Medford: RV Swim & Tennis Club

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 Watch for Progress Reports on the Pool R.V. Swim and Tennis Club, 709 N. Phoenix Rd., Medford, has been sold to a group affiliated with Athletic Edge Fitness and America's Best Kids on Skypark Dr. in Medford. On a recent visit to the property,  Don Berryessa said work began last week remodeling the interior of the building. In the first stage, …

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