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Pets for Adoption, Saturday, April 30, 2016

CCSPCA: Captain is a 2-year-old, male, white and black, Domestic Medium Hair. Captain sure is the perfect gentleman. He's sweet, affectionate, and always happy to be petted and loved. This handsome boy is also very playful, and still acts like a kitten at times! He’s excited to one day find his forever family! Captain will be available for immediate adoption on Sunday, May 1 at the CCSPCA Adoption Center. Animal Center hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (6 p.m. on Wednesdays). The CCSPCA is located at 103 S. Hughes Ave., Fresno, CA 93706. For questions, please call 559-233-7722, ext. 119 or email Adoptions@CCSPCA.COM

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Seriously ill mother also copes with tough teen

Dear Amy: I’ve been dealing with epilepsy and its unknown causes for more than 20 years. Several tests by my neurologist mark me as a good candidate for surgery. I’m currently planning surgery to possibly prevent future seizures. I know this is very difficult for my husband and teenage daughter to have to live with and accept. I try to be as positive as I can so as not to bring others down.

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10 things you need to know about Valley farmers markets

Farmers markets have become a hotbed for buying locally grown produce. And in the central San Joaquin Valley where more than 300 different fruits and vegetables are grown, farmers markets provide consumers a one-of-a-kind opportunity. But how do you get the most out of the region’s farmers markets?

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Children are labeled and diagnosed by their mother

Dear Amy: I was terribly shy and lonely as a kid. Somewhere in my teens I decided to break out of it. I became a performer, have two degrees and have taught at universities around the world. I raised three wonderful and successful children with my wife of three decades.

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Friend’s dominance is discussed in therapy

Dear Amy: I am a woman in my late 60s who has had a friend for more than 40 years. Many years ago I was in a powerful position with an organization and encouraged her to apply for a job with the company. She worked for several years in various administrative roles (never reporting directly to me) and was a very good employee, as well as a good friend.

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Doug Hansen shares inspiration behind new children's book story

Fresno author/illustrator Doug Hansen talks about the inspiration for "The Earthquake and the Firehouse Dog," a story in his new children’s book, "California, the Magic Island.”
John Walker jwalker@fresnobee.com
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