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Stories from Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: Church massacres are horrid in reel life, too

When I first heard about the massive shooting at a church in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday, my thoughts went to the movie “Kingsman: The Secret Service.”

Gullixson: All the things they cannot see

We need to find better ways of communicating with teens that there’s more to life than getting top grades and getting into top colleges — and that there’s always a way out of the dark holes.

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.

Gullixson: What’s with Santa Rosa’s school board?

The Santa Rosa school board seems to have cornered the market on government dysfunction.

Gullixson: Thoughts on teens, Easter and hope

Local students forfeit a relaxing spring break to build homes for those in need in Mexico.

Gullixson: Was governor right that we don’t want housing? Many say yes

Sonoma County needs to show a little more effort, but it’s Sacramento that has the keys to the gym. And right now, it’s locked.

Readers respond to housing question

Brian Burke, president, Praxis Residential of Santa Rosa: “The governor is right. We don’t want housing.

Gullixson: We don’t want housing?

It’s true that this county’s key battles in the decades before and after the turn of the century were about slowing growth. But nobody really wanted to stop it altogether, did they?

Gullixson: Our editorial goals for the year

Most of our goals are familiar subjects to our section, representing the primary issues in Sonoma County that we believe require regular attention and discussion on our pages.

Gullixson: Time for a rise of moderates

Extremism abounds these days. It has become what defines our politics in Washington, determines our TV programming and rules our public discourse. It’s not enough to just disagree. We must castigate, demean and punish.

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