Opinion

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Tax Payers Under Attack

Resident Noreen Martin writes that tax costs add up for residents living on fixed income.

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Ruth Hermosillo and Mickie Luna. Photo provided.

COMMUNITY OPINION: Re-elect Mickie Solorio Luna for Hollister City Council District 2

Luna receives endorsements from Hollister Police Officers Association, Hollister Firefighters Association and more.

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Highway 25 Bypass Gone Bad. Photo provided.

COMMUNITY OPINION: Why I cannot support Measure G, even as a daily Highway 25 commuter!

Trying to get honest answers to Measure G has been a bad experience. Better to start over and get a roads tax that voters can have confidence in.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Broad Community Support for Measure G

Community members, civic leaders, businesses as well as local farmers support effort to fix roads, improve safety, and reduce congestion.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Measure G needed to improve local roads

Accountability measures require all funds in San Benito County to be used for road and transportation projects.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: 365 times a year we will get up an hour early

Community member states Daylight Saving Time is unhealthy.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: On Measure G

Fix San Benito roads and reduce traffic.

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Traffic from Highway 101 merging onto Highway 25. File Photo.

COMMUNITY OPINION: Measure G

For those who question the wisdom of massive growth.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Why more people do not run for public office

Many successful business people, the kind we need in elected positions, do not run for office. An ugly letter received by a candidate demonstrates why.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: 100 Million Good Reasons to Oppose the Gavilan Bond

“A fool and his money are soon parted.” – English proverb

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Proposed Yard Waste Can Requirement, Whether Needed or Not

Those who recycle yard waste will want to think about paying for a green waste can they don't need.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: No Vote On Gavilan College Bond

Gavilan College failed to build a satellite campus in downtown Hollister with Measure E funds in 2016. Today, the college is asking property owners to support another bond.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Why are we buying an expensive education dinosaur?

Gavilan College is proposing to build a 1990s era SBC Education Center that will be obsolete on day one in the age of distant learning. What we need is nimble technology for education.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Area Top-Notch Community Colleges Are Ignored By SBHS Grads

The two best community colleges within driving distance, Foothill and De Anza, will only get five San Benito High School graduates, according to a survey of the 2018 class.

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Anzar High Principal Charlene McKowen speaking at the 2017 graduation ceremony. Photo by Leslie David

COMMUNITY OPINION: Anzar High School Site Council opposes Leadership Transition Plan for 2018-19 school year

Representatives serving on the Anzar Site Council are deeply concerned about the Anzar High School leadership transition plan initiated by Superintendent Huntoon.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Happy Birthday To My Perpetually Divided Nation

As my beloved U.S.A. celebrates another Independence Day it remains as it has always been, a deeply divided nation, but now without a vision.

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Frederick Douglass - American, Abolitionist, Former Slave

COMMUNITY OPINION: This Fourth of July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn.

Celebrating the Fourth of July was hypocritical for Frederick Douglass then as it is today!

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COMMENTARY: San Benito County Association of Realtors celebrates National Home Ownership Month

National Home Ownership Month is a time for the real estate industry to celebrate and promote the American dream of owning a home.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Insiders and Outsiders

The number of people in San Benito County making intolerant, ignorant, and xenophobic remarks regarding new housing developments, the homeless population, and undocumented immigrants is disturbing.

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