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David Briceno: Space Force: a space farce?

June 16, 2019

“Space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air, and sea…We have the Air Force. We’ll have the Space Force.” — President Trump on creation of a new branch of the armed services. (March...



Ken Hale: No spark, no fire

June 14, 2019

I don’t know where to begin. PG&E doesn’t spend enough money on vegetation management and maintenance as required by law to maintain in a safe and reliable power grid. Now this corporation is going to...



Izzi Tooinsky: The power of play

June 14, 2019

Every once and a while I become amazed by some natural phenomena that indisputably supports the quality of our lives. First it was natural eating and problems that arose from processed food. Then it was...


Dianna Suarez: Rate increases and Centennial Dam
Dianna Suarez: Rate increases and Centennial Dam

June 14, 2019

NID management has budgeted $16 million dollars to date, to dam Bear River; without a project, without a permit, and without any approvals. They have been buying property in Bear River Canyon that is nowhere...


Don Rogers: Never fear, world will end
Don Rogers: Never fear, world will end

June 13, 2019

Desalination facilities deliver freshwater along coasts from San Diego to Saudi Arabia. Maybe expensive, but the price will drop sure as rain. We can pump any fluid anywhere. Right now. Solar energy is on the...


Becky Goodwin: Where’s my millionaire?

June 13, 2019

June is the sunny month for caps and gowns, and photos of smiling grads with diplomas and balloon bouquets. It’s a happy time for proud families, students and educators. ’Tis the season for commencement celebrations,...




Gerald Doane; Speech is not always free

June 11, 2019

Recently a university newspaper, along with local and national news, revealed the publication of hate, bias and threatening speech on the part of a tenured professor employed by a California public university advocating the death...



John Lumiere-Wins: Is this a fact-free conspiracy?

June 10, 2019

As introduction – I am a recent arrival in this beautiful area – a deeply grateful Bay Area transplant. I trained as a psychotherapist and a somatic therapist but, over the last decade or so,...