Stories from Paul Gullixson
Gullixson: Hopeful stories of 'a few committed people'
If you're looking for a hopeful story this holiday, here's a suggestion.
Gullixson: Sports and the price of high expectations
Think your child is going to make it as an NBA player? The odds are worse.
Gullixson: Wanted: New Press Democrat Editorial Board member
Five weeks ago, we announced our Editorial Board Community Member program.
Gullixson: Seeking team players in an iPod age
How is it that a county can be suffering from both high unemployment and a labor shortage?
Gullixson: Something different: The state of 'us'
I present my own year-opening analysis — the State of Us.
Gullixson: A pension fix voters may never see on ballot
This is crazy. And the courts are starting to see it that way as well.
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Gullixson: Blowing out the flame on 'the Stick'
If you're like me, your best memories don't concern a score. They're about people.
Gullixson: For those who see JFK as history, not memory
List me among those who are ready for the 50th anniversary assassination coverage to pass.
Gullixson: Why we ran that Lopez letter — you know the one
Several readers have written asking why we ran a certain letter this week.
Gullixson: California has its own maddening glitch
The top story nationwide this week has been the disastrous rollout of Obamacare — and new reports that it’s worse than first imagined.
Gullixson: A death that drives us to our knees
This week's shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a deputy raises so many questions.
Gullixson: Undercover boss comes to Sonoma State
New CSU chancellor not shy about doing a little undercover work.
Gullixson: Taking on a sex trade
Santa Rosa resident helps open Costa Rica safe house for girls rescued from sex trade.
Gullixson: Santa Rosa forum on human trafficking slated for Oct. 5
Human trafficking and child prostitution is often associated with countries such as Thailand and, now, Costa Rica. But make no mistake. It's happening here in the United States as well.
Gullixson: Among the roots of Costa Rica
We recognized that not just our family is changing but the planet is as well.
Gullixson: Major changes ahead among North Coast legislators
Next year's elections have suddenly become much more interesting.
GULLIXSON: In brief, it doesn't look good for Carrillo
Let's be honest. The facts in this case are more than just criminal. They are creepy.
GULLIXSON: Scouts caught in the middle
The issue of sexuality is as far from the day-to-day activities of Scouting.
GULLIXSON: 5 myths about Sonoma Clean Power
One of the biggest misconceptions of Sonoma Clean Power is that “renewable” and “clean” is the same thing as “greenhouse gas-free.” It's not.
GULLIXSON: Now it's time for the cities to decide on public power plan
Sonoma County cities now essentially have veto power over two major county-driven initiatives concerning power and garbage.
GULLIXSON: A tale of two crimes and punishments
This is a story about two men who stole from Sonoma County residents. Neither physically hurt anyone, but both had multiple victims and caused great pain.
GULLIXSON: Tribute to an engineer of a bygone age
It's small comfort, but I suppose we should consider ourselves fortunate when the news of a friend's death leaves us with a sense of emptiness.
GULLIXSON: Our new self-service lives
In this new post-Great Recession era, employers are far more interested in productivity than workplace flexibility.
GULLIXSON: Please read this before opening your email
Dear friends, family and anyone within email range. I just want you all to know that I am not in the Philippines — and I have no plans to be.
GULLIXSON: A season of change at year's end
Two questions I have been asked often lately: What do you think of the change of ownership at The Press Democrat and how is it going?
GULLIXSON: Holdup at the station
When the SMART train is up and running sometime in early 2016 and passengers start arriving at Santa Rosa's Railroad Square, what are they going to find?
GULLIXSON: Lingering frights regarding election night
Halloween is over, but there are a few frights that linger out there, and most of them revolve around what is going to happen on Tuesday.