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Letters to the Editor

Sunday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers share their views

Close To Home

Close to Home: Sonoma County’s college promise

President Barack Obama last week unveiled America’s College Promise, his laudable plan for making community college free to all who will work for it. The basic premise of his proposal is to build on state and local programs, as well as on community support.

Paul Gullixson

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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Commentary

A wake up call for the anti-vaccination crowd

The rise of the anti-vaccination movement has shown that even affluent and well-educated parents can be dolts, and that school and public health officials can be inexcusably complacent.

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Editorials

PD Editorial: SR manager deserves chance to succeed

When Sean McGlynn assumed the job as Santa Rosa’s top administrator in September, he said he found the staff “exhausted,” worn down by years of budget cuts, staff reductions and “decisions that had to be made to keep the organization afloat.”

Pete Golis

Golis: Still searching for the old mojo

Driving around California last year, we saw how our state has been changed. The beauty, diversity and promise of the place remain, but now people are less sure state leaders know how to put things right again.



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