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Letters to the Editor

Sunday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers weigh in on the news

Close To Home

Close to Home: What makes a student successful

Is school success determined by ability? Effort? Or both? Psychologist Carol Dweck of Stanford University examined both areas and comes up with some startling conclusions about school success.

Paul Gullixson

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?

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Commentary

New push to correct Prop. 47’s major flaw

All of us must have been snoring when Proposition 47 passed. If anyone was awake and noticed a huge flaw, nothing was said. Nary a peep.

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Editorials

PD Editorial: Accelerating decisions as SMART nears

The day that passenger rail service resumes in Sonoma County — after a 50-year hiatus — is fast approaching.

Pete Golis

Golis: Celebrating stories of who we are

A little more than a century ago, my grandparents, Peter and Elizabeth Golis, immigrated to the U.S. from Poland. The family history lists a ship that left Bremen, Germany, bound for New York, on Oct. 11, 1911.



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