- Sunday’s Letters to the Editor
- Close to Home: Rent control: What’s a city council to do?
- Close to Home: Broken county promises
- Krugman: China’s naked emporers
- Robinson: ‘Twas the week before the debate
There are a variety of measures being studied, aimed at increasing the supply of affordable housing — but thousands of affordable units need to be built to make even a dent in average rents.
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.
In and of itself, the price of Chinese equities shouldn’t matter all that much. But the authorities have chosen to put their credibility on the line by trying to control that market — and are in the process of demonstrating that the nation’s rulers have no idea what they’re doing.
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.
The creation of locally owned and operated power agencies such as Sonoma Clean Power has opened opportunities for consumers to have the option of ensuring more of their electricity comes from renewable sources such as wind, solar and geothermal.
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