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Stories from Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: The next step in confronting homelessness may be the toughest

If Sonoma County is at a crossroads on homelessness, Pete Mogannam of 4th Street Deli and Market has the best view of it.

Gullixson: Find the courage to say and do something about drunk driving

According to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, fatalities and injuries have been cut in half since 1980. Still, on average, 27 people die every day in alcohol-related accidents. And there will be more stories like this today.

Gullixson: Santa Rosa beats county to the punch in hiring police auditor

Two years, four months and 15 days have passed since a 13-year-old boy named Andy Lopez was shot and killed amid an island of county homes bordering southwest Santa Rosa.

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.

Gullixson: The frustrating makeover of the SAT

As if life isn’t stressful enough for college-bound teens. They now have one more problem to deal with — wading through the fog of confusion surrounding the new SAT college entrance exam.

Gullixson: 5 reasons why Carrillo's selection as chairman is not so shocking

What conclusions should Sonoma County voters come to about the unanimous decision by the Board of Supervisors last week to name Efren Carrillo as chairman of the board?

Quiz for news junkies

Test your knowledge of politics, people and trivia

2015 News Quiz answers

1. C — A moveable barrier made of 3,200 steel-and-concrete segments allows crews driving “zipper trucks” to shift traffic lanes on the 1.7

Gullixson: What readers had to say about shooting solutions

After the killings in San Bernardino, we asked you all to give us your ideas on what steps should be taken to stem or stop the rising tide of gun violence in America. We’ve received dozens of letters, emails, phone calls, etc.

Gullixson: A heated debate over costly ADA Santa Rosa firehouse fix

Few stories have generated as much heat from readers this past week as that of the new Santa Rosa fire station kitchen, and other areas, having to be torn apart and rebuilt at a cost of some $183,000 in taxpayer dollars.

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