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Letters to the Editor

Tuesday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers comment on refugees and more.

Close To Home

Close to Home: Why the Cloverdale airport must close

It is unlikely Cloverdale citizens would be aware of the unfair and irresponsible financial burden the Cloverdale Municipal Airport places on this cash-strapped city and its taxpayers, if not for an increasing number of noise complaints and a developer’s desire to build on a 254-acre parcel near the facility.

Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: A heated debate over costly ADA Santa Rosa firehouse fix

Few stories have generated as much heat from readers this past week as that of the new Santa Rosa fire station kitchen, and other areas, having to be torn apart and rebuilt at a cost of some $183,000 in taxpayer dollars.

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America’s drunk history

Consider this a “trigger warning”: The following essay may disturb and upset your view of American history, a history mostly written by scholarly types who distill vast amounts of research into erudite narratives.

Pete Golis

Golis: Getting past the anger

Early in 2015, I listened as the descendants of immigrants talked about the injustices visited upon their families.

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PD Editorial: The urgency of Paris climate talks

More than 190 nations are participating in the United Nations Climate Conference, which began Monday and will run through Dec. 11.



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Assistant Editorial Director Jim Sweeney
Phone: 521-5201

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