Roger Hager: The tarnished state |

Roger Hager: The tarnished state

A refrigerator magnet at home has the following pictures to represent California’s “golden years:”

A quail, the Golden Gate Bridge, redwood forest, orchards and fields of flowers.

I suggest an update to illustrate the real California of 2021:

Lakes at 30% capacity, forest fires destroying towns, illegal aliens storming the southern border, a freeway shooting in L.A., homeless tent cities, bulldozing of Loma Rica Ranch, U-Hauls crossing the Nevada border, human waste on the San Francisco streets, and a mask on a 2-year-old.

It may take a larger magnet and a new sign, reading, “California, the tarnished state.”

Roger Hager

Nevada City

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