On community, good planning and the future

Bravos To Dao Nguyen French and all the people who helped her overcome a childhood … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 20, 2017

Assessing Trump cognitive assessment To the Editor: I thought it would be interesting for us … Read more

Choosing immigration criteria is a Sisyphean task

WASHINGTON — In 1790, the finest mind in the First Congress, and of his generation, … Read more

Bridge project on Highway 120 was a success

As Director of Caltrans District 10, which covers Tuolumne County, I would like to thank … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 19, 2018

Trump was right To the Editor: Re: Letter dated Jan. 17 “Trump’s comments are appalling.” … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 18, 2018

MLK event a success To the Editor: Congratulations and a big thank you to the … Read more

Big Tech: The trillion-dollar chameleon

Twenty years ago, no one had heard of either Facebook or Google, neither of which … Read more

Learning from Hawaii’s false missile attack fiasco

The false missile attack alert that the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency issued at 8:05 a.m. … Read more

In Oregon, progressivism spills over at the pump

WASHINGTON — Frank Lloyd Wright purportedly said, “Tip the world over on its side and … Read more

Pressure builds for change to federal ethanol mandate

WASHINGTON — On the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump embraced the federal mandate for ethanol … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 17, 2018

Trump’s comments are appalling To the Editor: Now that I’ve had a bit of time … Read more

‘Always proud he was my president’

Sen. J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, who created the international scholarship program that bears his … Read more

GOP retirements complicate life for Dems

Democrats were gloating in mid-January, almost assuming victories in two once-solidly Republican California congressional districts … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 16, 2017

Let’s talk about political climate To the Editor; People who live in the land of … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 13, 2018

U.S. must counter Russia’s threat to national security To the Editor: Every branch of our … Read more

On friends, teachers and including everyone

Bravos To Mary Jane Riva, CEO and president of Pizza Factory, who donated a buddy … Read more

Build that courthouse

At this point, we might be forgiven for feeling just a little bit like Charlie … Read more

We need better land-use planning

Congressional candidate Jessica Morse in an excellent guest opinion cited the expense of preventing and … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 12, 2018

Democracy is under attack To the Editor: American democracy is under attack, but the most … Read more

Another blow to Palestinian cause?

President Trump set off another Twitter firestorm last week when he hinted that he may … Read more

Oprah: The un-Trump, or the un-Clinton?

The metabolism of the media is such that we moved, within 20 hours, from the … Read more

Arpaio’s latest offense is running for Senate

Because there can never be any unadulterated good news lately, on the day that President … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 11, 2018

Wall Street vs. Main Street To the Editor: The Obama economic era is over and … Read more

Trump gets book thrown at him

WASHINGTON — As a candidate for president, Donald Trump assured voters that, if elected, he … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 10, 2017

Not so fast To the Editor: Reading the opinion page the last several weeks, it … Read more

Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties - Elected Officials

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors District 1 Gary Tofanelli gtofanelli@co.calaveras.ca.us (209) 286-9002 District 2 Jack … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 9, 2017

McClintock must go To the Editor: The Republican Party “Tax Reform” bill is nothing less … Read more

A prophet who deserves a little honor

Anyone who cannot resist the temptation to offer public predictions about public events invites and … Read more

Eastin: Sleeper candidate could emerge

Delaine Eastin has never run a losing campaign for any office, in 14 tries. But … Read more

On helping others, and the others who don’t

Bravos To the folks from Veterans Services who spent their own time helping one of … Read more

Homelessness is a community problem

The weather has warmed up some and so the threat of people freezing to death … Read more

Letters to the Editor for January 6, 2017

Phone books have become litter To the Editor: Is it just me or is anyone … Read more

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