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Letters to the Editor

Saturday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers comment on the news.

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Close to Home: Protect our coast by passing SB 788

As Californians, we cherish our magnificent coastline, which is an enduring source of enjoyment, inspiration, rejuvenation and a thriving coastal economy.

Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: The five biggest myths about Measure A

How much do residents of Sonoma County really care about the condition of their roads? Some would say we’re about to find out as voters decide on Measure A, a quarter-cent sales tax on the June 2 ballot.

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Commentary

Clinton and the new court litmus test

You might have missed the news that John Paul Stevens, the retired U.S. Supreme Court justice, criticized Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton last week for her announcement that she would nominate to the court only individuals committed to overturning the 2010 decision in Citizens United v.

Pete Golis

Golis: Shutting the door on deserving students

After World War II, a world-class system of public colleges was the engine that drove prosperity in California. The unspoken agreement was that every generation would help the next find success. Now that promise to pay it forward looks to be in jeopardy.

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Editorials

PD Editorial: El Niño may ease drought

Climate scientists say El Niño conditions — rising ocean water temperatures — in the equatorial Pacific already are affecting weather patterns in the United States. If these warm ocean conditions persist into the fall, they could bring relief from a punishing four-year drought.



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