Press Democrat Opinion RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ PD Editorial: Deputies’ big pay days raise concerns ]]> It was tempting to focus on the $341,800 paid to a single deputy sheriff when Staff Writer Nick Rahaim reported on Sonoma County’s payroll last … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:11:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Sunday’s Letters to the Editor ]]> Unaffordable housingEDITOR: Younger workers are being locked out of the Sonoma County housing market. The median price for a house in Sonoma County is double … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:09:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Golis: Seeing the California many people never see ]]> PARKFIELDThe sign on the small bridge approaching Parkfield reads: “Now entering North American Plate.” And the sign approaching the same bridge from the opposite direction … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:07:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Close to Home: Why I chose to march for science on Earth Day ]]> Initially it made no sense to me that scientists would want to march on Earth Day — a day we honor the Earth, when environmentalists … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:07:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Krugman: The balloon, the box and health care ]]> Imagine a man who for some reason is determined to stuff a balloon into a box — a box that, aside from being the wrong … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:01:04 PDT <![CDATA[ Pearlstein: Donald Trump’s 100-day slide into irrelevance ]]> It is more than five months since the election and three months since the inauguration — enough time to be able to make an informed … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:01:04 PDT <![CDATA[ Brooks: The crisis of Western civilization ]]> Between 1935 and 1975, Will and Ariel Durant published a series of volumes that together were known as “The Story of Civilization.” They basically told … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:01:04 PDT <![CDATA[ Alefantis: When fake news collided with reality at my pizza shop ]]> The recipe for pizza is simple: flour, water, yeast, salt, time, tomato, cheese and heat. But the internet has a way of taking the simplest … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:01:03 PDT <![CDATA[ Economist: Handle with care: North Korea is the world’s most dangerous problem ]]> North Korea can be as confusing as it is alarming. It is a hereditary Marxist monarchy. It has the world’s youngest supreme leader and also … ]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:01:03 PDT <![CDATA[ Letters to the Editor ]]> ]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:37:31 PDT