Jan. 11, 2011 — Today I was reminded of the words to a song I considered my “theme” when I was younger. I have not thought about this song from the musical “South Pacific” in years.
The lyrics are: “Happy talk, keep talking happy talk; Talk about things you’d like to do; You gotta have a dream, if you don’t have a dream; How you gonna have a dream come true?”
Jan. 4, 2011 — It might be hard for some voters to believe, but today is Election Day. The race for the California 1st Senate District seat, formerly held by Dave Cox, who died unexpectedly July 13, will be decided today in a Special General Election held across Northeastern California.
California Assemblyman Ted Gaines, a Republican, squares off against Rancho Cordova Mayor Ken Cooley, a Democrat, in the special election.