Howard Hamer: We need neighbors |

Howard Hamer: We need neighbors

I’m for Yes on Y. I want neighbors, not out of town guests living around my home.

Several years ago a woman in my neighborhood was attacked and stabbed numerous times by a man who had cleaned her carpet. Without her screams that summoned her neighbors, who reduced her bleeding, she would have died before the paramedics arrived. The recent article in The Union about an intruder in a woman’s bedroom and her screaming, for help, forced the intruder to flee points to the important role neighbors play in our safety.

Guests don’t get involved, it is our neighbors who are an important part of our safety net.

Keep neighbors in our neighborhoods – Yes on Y.

Howard “Rusty” Hamer

Nevada City

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