Stories from Paul Gullixson

I hate to say it, but it’s come time for me to leave The Press Democrat and retire from daily journalism — after more than 35 years in the business.
So there you have it. These senior Santa Rosans have only themselves to blame for the injuries and emotional trauma they suffered while fleeing moments before the complex burned to the ground.
It should be evident by now, a year into this presidential administration, that there is really only one thing that stands in the way of Donald Trump.
That leads to my question. If victims of the fire paid for $100,000 of coverage, for example, for the contents of their house, why not pay them all of it? Why put them through the pain of having to prove they have it coming?
Add me to the growing list of people who have given a thumbs down to the decision to have Schiller placed on administrative leave for decisions made in those initial days of the October fires, decisions that were well-intentioned but landed her in hot water.