Sailors on a Mission
Group brings its love of ocean to sick children °□page 14
Mailed free to homes in Danville, Blackhawk, Diablo and Alamo
DANVILLE PUSHING TO MAKE
DOWNTOWN LIVELY AND LUCRATIVE
drinking water in
Two from each
party to vie in
Confessions are tough. Real tough. But,
sometimes a confession can set the record
straight, and I want to give credit where credit is
due. Before I talk about my confession, though,
let me say a few other things first.
Let me start by explaining the photo in this
letter. You know, when I meet people in town
they usually say, “Oh, yeah, I know you, you’re
Dr. Jake. I’ve seen your ad with that picture of
you, your wife and that cute little girl.” Well, I’m
the guy on the right.
Years ago something happened to me that
changed my life forever. Let me tell you my
I had experienced low back pain ever since I was
a teen, but this was different. I was playing hoops
with the boys after class, and I made an abrupt
move and felt a “pop” in my low back and pain
flew through my body and sent me to my knees.
Tears shot out of my eyes. It was a pain that
words cannot explain. I had shooting pain down
my leg, numbness in my foot, and I was unable
to stand up straight for two weeks! My doctor
said I had “blown two discs in my back”. After
considering surgery (that was the only option,
according to the surgeon) I decided against it.
But wait, there’s more…
A friend of mine convinces me to give their
doctor a try. This new doctor does an exam,
takes some films, and then ‘adjusts’ my spine.
The adjustment doesn’t hurt, it actually feels
really good. I get relief, and I can walk again. Oh,
did I mention that this doctor is a chiropractor?
It works so well for