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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Feb. 16, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Feb. 16, 2017!

Thursday, February 16, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's extra-presidential (for better or for worse) weekly Independent comics page: The K Chronicles pays tribute to wifey; This Modern World shares some Trump valentines; Jen Sorenson ponders our democratic crisis; and Red Meat enjoys some special effects.

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Ask a Mexican: Wouldn't the People in Some Parts of Mexico Want Their States to Become Part of the U.S.?

Ask a Mexican: Wouldn't the People in Some Parts of Mexico Want Their States to Become Part of the U.S.?

Wednesday, February 15, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: My parents were born in Mexico. I was born in Dallas, Texas. This makes me a first-generation American, right?

So, if my best friend’s dad was born in Mexico, and her mother is a Chicana born in the United States, does this make her a first-generation American or a second-generation Ame...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Feb. 9, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Feb. 9, 2017!

Thursday, February 09, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's extra-persistent weekly Independent comics page: Red Meat debates learning a musical instrument: Jen Sorenson looks at conspiracies; The K Chronicles salutes ... teen pregnancy?; and This Modern World giggles at liberal frustration.

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Know Your Neighbors: Meet Dee Wieringa, a Caregiver Who Truly Loves Her Work

Know Your Neighbors: Meet Dee Wieringa, a Caregiver Who Truly Loves Her Work

Wednesday, February 08, 2017  |  Anita Rufus

Occasionally, you meet someone who seems to have been destined to do the work they do—someone who not only is good at their job, but who also loves doing it.

Dierdre Wieringa—better known as Dee—is one of those people.

Wieringa, 60, a Palm Desert resident for the past seven years, serves as administra...

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Ask a Mexican: When Will Mexicans Understand They're Neither Wanted nor Needed?

Ask a Mexican: When Will Mexicans Understand They're Neither Wanted nor Needed?

Wednesday, February 08, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: When Americans retake California from you low-IQ Mexicans, should we call it the Reconquista? Why don’t Mexicans (and blacks, for that matter) understand that when they move into a white neighborhood because it is such a nice place to live, they will turn it into a bad place by their p...

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Steve Kelly on Sports: Thanks to the California Winter League, It's Time to Play Baseball in Palm Springs

Steve Kelly on Sports: Thanks to the California Winter League, It's Time to Play Baseball in Palm Springs

Thursday, February 02, 2017  |  Steve Kelly

As much of the country shivers in the grip of old man winter, residents of the Coachella Valley get to enjoy sunshine and warmer temperatures—and we get to enjoy the grand old summer game of baseball in January, at Palm Springs Stadium.

Back for its eighth season, the California Winter League is the ...

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