Press Democrat Opinion RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 27 May 2018 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ PD Editorial: Burbank’s place in history and in our town ]]> Luther Burbank may be Santa Rosa’s most celebrated resident.Burbank created hundreds of varieties of fruits, grains and ornamental flowers at his nursery and experimental farm, … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:11:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Sunday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Good pay, good schoolsEDITOR: The leading gubernatorial contenders are portrayed either as beholden to teachers unions or to wealthy donors pushing charters schools, but the … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:09:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Golis: Will a resurgent California make the right choices? ]]> In Donald Trump’s America, people keep hoping for the day that California falls on its face. The state’s support of immigrants, its dedication to environmental … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:07:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Close to Home: Thoughts on social etiquette with fire victims ]]> Even though it has been months since the fire, we victims are struggling and will be for a long time. The days go on, and … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:07:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Modell: New Burbank, new name? ]]> Burbank Auditorium, home to Santa Rosa Junior College’s theater arts program, is under renovation during the school’s centennial year; this is an opportunity not only … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:05:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Mathews: California housing is a Kafkaesque nightmare. Ask him. ]]> By Franz Kafka (as told to Joe Mathews)I keep hearing you Californians calling your state’s housing crisis Kafkaesque. You are far too kind: I never … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:03:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Stephens: Did the FBI save Trump’s presidency? ]]> There has always been a relatively innocent and eminently plausible interpretation for why Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had so many suspicious ties to Russia. Let’s … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:03:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Brooks: The American renaissance is underway ]]> People who read this column know my political ideology: I’m a Whig. If progressives generally believe in expanding government to enhance equality, and libertarians try … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:01:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Krugman: What’s the matter with Europe? ]]> If you had to identify a place and time where the humanitarian dream — the vision of a society offering decent lives to all its … ]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 00:01:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Letters to the Editor ]]> ]]> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 16:31:34 PDT