- Saturday’s Letters to the Editor
- Kristof: What ‘Wild’ has wrought in on the West Coast
- Meyerson: At what cost trade?
- Krauthammer: You want hypotheticals? Here’s one
- Was election victory a sign of changing times?
The condition of many of Sonoma County’s roads and streets is deplorable. Almost two-thirds of county roads are poor (pavement condition index 25-49, on a scale of 100) or failed (PCI below 25).
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.
ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL, CALIF.— This is arguably America’s greatest hiking trail, a 2,650-mile serpentine path running through desert and wilderness from the Mexican border to the Canadian border.
If you confine your world to Roseland and southwest Santa Rosa, you think people are younger and more likely to be Latino. If you live in one of the east side enclaves, you think folks are older and predominately Anglo. And there is where the risk of misunderstanding begins.
In an age when unlimited sums of money are flowing into political campaigns but local parks, and non-profits struggle for dollars, it’s good to be reminded of people like Henry Trione.
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