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Letters to the Editor

Wednesday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers comment on the Super Bowl, the Coastal Commission and more.

Close To Home

Close to Home: Rethinking summer — and summer school

Without high-quality, integrated and engaging summer enrichment opportunities, children can lose the reading and math skills they learned during the school year.

Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: Did supervisor lead protesters into State of Sonoma County breakfast?

Did Sonoma County Supervisor Susan Gorin lead union protesters into the State of the County breakfast last week, starting what was a boisterous 15-minute disruption? She says no, but it sure appeared that way.

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Commentary

Kristof: Flints scattered all across America

“Lead in Flint is the tip of the iceberg,” notes Dr. Richard J. Jackson, former director of the National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Flint is a teachable moment for America.”

Pete Golis

Golis: Marin’s footprint problem

After all these years of touting its environmental credentials, a new study says Marin County has one of the largest carbon footprints in the Bay Area.

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Editorials

PD Editorial: State heading the wrong way on road repairs

The transportation commission, which allocates money for highway, bridge and transit projects, announced that, because of declining revenue from fuel taxes, no funding is available for new projects in its five-year transportation improvement plan.



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