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Mr. Jeff Ackerman, you went over the top this time with your ridiculous column. It is not the same national anthem in Spanish. I really don’t care how easily it rolls off your tongue. First, you want to turn this area into another Los Angeles or Sacramento where we have to board ourselves up in our houses afraid to go our at night because we don’t have enough “color.”

What you really mean is to devalue our property bring in low-cost housing and turn this valley into most other American cities. I’m sure you were upset we didn’t have any demonstrators here. I guess we’re just too white, and you make it sound like being white is a crime. I have no problem with anyone moving here – just be here legally, speak English, and don’t spray paint all your graffiti on our walls and houses.

And Mr. Ackerman, when you get that warm and fuzzy in your heart to have to have a translator to order up your burger and fries, you don’t have to drive very far, and do us all a favor on the way out of town, please close the gate and lock it after you.



Gary “Dino” Rosso

Penn Valley


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