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Letters to the Editor

Thursday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers’ views on transients in public parks, the pope’s politics and more

Close To Home

Close to Home: Improving Medicine, 50 years later

You were conceived by Senator and then-President John F. Kennedy and born on July 30, 1965, when President Lyndon Johnson signed the law after a contentious debate in Congress.

Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: How swiftly the tide of public opinion changes

It seems like ancient history now. But it was just 10 years ago that Americans were so opposed to gay marriage that pundits were pointing to ballot initiatives banning same-sex marriage — similar to Proposition 8 in California — as keys to the re-election of President George W.

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Commentary

What justice for Cecil the Lion looks like

Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who was recently identified as the person who killed an iconic Zimbabwean lion, is having a rotten week.

Pete Golis

Golis: Still lots of talk about housing

Minimum-wage and rent-control proposals are symptoms of a society that waited too long to pay attention to the well-being of people who have less.

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Editorials

PD Editorial: Still struggling to prevent drownings

In an editorial eight years ago, we asked readers what more could be done to cut down on the number of drownings and water rescues that are needed each summer in Sonoma County. We are still left to wonder.



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Please include your full name and home city for publication. Letters must be original and written exclusively for The Press Democrat.Writers will be limited to one letter published every 90 days. Letters that do not include a home address and daytime phone number will not be considered for publication. Letters may be edited for length and clarity.

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CLOSE TO HOME


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STAFF CONTACTS


Editorial Director Paul Gullixson
Phone: 521-5282
Assistant Editorial Director Jim Sweeney
Phone: 521-5201

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