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Posts published in “Letters to the Editor”

Letters (July 7, 2021)

If the proponents of the proposed cannabis referendums are to be believed, enacting the new ordinance will result in untold environmental devastation. In truth, the dysfunctional system of little to no regulation is the cause of actual environmental damage...

Letters (June 30, 2021)

According to Sonoma Water’s monitoring data, the lower Russian River is loaded with excessive levels of phosphorus that, when combined with the hot sun and low flows, cause extensive algal growth that gets worse as flows decrease...

Letters (June 23, 2021)

In these days of great division I do ponder just how to talk respectfully to the other side, but now find myself called upon to respond to the somewhat duplicitous position expressed a couple weeks ago by Dario Sattui...

Letters (June 16, 2021)

I find it ironic that 1,400 irrigators in the upper Klamath Basin who use Klamath River water to irrigate their potato and alfalfa fields are ready to incite violence to protect their federally created water rights. ..

Letters (June 9, 2021)

I am aware that some Anderson Valley residents do not like the fact we cut down trees near the highway above Elke’s vineyard at the Dennison Ranch...

Letters (June 2, 2021)

I wrote a letter to the editor recently that I do recognize was a bit antagonistic toward the Mendocino County Fair Board, and I would like to temper that a bit.

Letters (May 26, 2021)

For readers who think that desalination is a good solution to the water emergency we are facing, I have to say they are not thinking about process and waste products from this so-called great idea...

Letters (May 19, 2021)

We continue to read about the impending crisis resulting from drought at the same time that consideration is being given to permitting the growth of cannabis, which requires water on a scale greater than grapes or almonds...

Letters (May 12, 2021)

People need to stop planting eucalyptus trees. They are awful trees. They are extremely flammable. They spread fire, destroy homes and injure and kill firefighters...

Letters (May 5, 2021)

The original agreement to maintain the farms in Point Reyes was temporary. The concern was that removing the cows would let blackberries invade and take over the meadows...

Letters (April 28, 2021)

I am sharing my thoughts and experience to bring light to the inadequate response and services in Mental Health Crisis in Mendocino County...

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