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Letters to the Editor

Wednesday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers share their views on Sugarloaf park concerts, school testing and more.

Close To Home

Close to Home: Improving a child’s life in 30 minutes

It saddens me to know that just 43 percent of third-graders in Sonoma County currently read proficiently. Furthermore, more than 75 percent of English Language Learners read below proficiency.

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

Five myths about the atomic bomb

On Aug. 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Another bomb fell Aug. 9 on Nagasaki.

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: Dodging the repair bill for nation’s roads

The nation’s infrastructure is deteriorating from Bodega Bay to Boston and Missoula to Miami, but no one wants to pay the bill to resurface, rehabilitate and rebuild all those roads, bridges and interchanges.



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