- Friday’s Letters to the Editor
- Close to Home: Roads should be high budget priority for Sonoma County
- Will: Impeach the IRS director
- Sunstein: How the gun lobby rewrote the Second Amendment
- Milbank: House’s new conservative politburo
In recent years, the supervisors made a down payment toward solving our chronic county road problem by returning general fund spending, adjusted for inflation, to the levels of the late 1980s.
As I listen to the stories of those with loved ones among the 400 or so residents remaining at the soon-to-be-shuttered Sonoma Developmental Center, I keep coming back to one thought: What’s the rush?
As the IRS cover-up of its and her malfeasance continues, the Republicans’ new House leaders should exercise this constitutional power: “The House … shall have the sole power of impeachment.”
Drive around America and you will find too many faceless cities. Their downtowns sit deserted and forlorn, while the roads on the edge of town are adorned by aging strip malls and the occasional big-box store. Drive down one of those nondescript commercial streets and you could be anywhere.
Jason Rezaian, a Bay Area native and the Washington Post’s correspondent in Tehran, has now been held one day longer than the 52 Americans taken hostage when Iranian militants stormed the U.S. Embassy in 1979.
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