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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Landfill expansion a done deal?

John Basanese writes about his experience fighting the previously proposed resource recovery park.

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Commentary

COMMENTARY: Joel Buckingham says corroboration was present in sexual assault case

Joel Buckingham comments on the need to support and stand by victims of child molestation, and recognize their courage in coming forward.

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Environment / Nature

COLUMN: Indian Canyon to host event on revitalizing oak woodlands

A series of hands-on workshops aim to teach participants to improve oak health, lower wildfire risk and restore cultural landscapes.


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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Walking the tightrope

Nik Dholakia writes that a balance between growth and maintaining the county rural needs to be achieved.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Flying the Christian flag

Edward Huston writes that Christianity has had positive impacts on the country and local communities.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: The political process

Randy Logue proposes a format for some political debates for the upcoming local elections.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Who’s the bully now?

Anne Stickett writes about the proposed initiative and says proponents are using trigger words to get signatures.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Ulta Beauty is ulta toxic for dangerous landfill expansion proposal

Maureen Nelson writes that the county should not be destroying its landscapes, tearing up the roads and potentially be a home for hazardous waste in exchange for a bigger landfill.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: The power of words

Joel Buckingham shares some thoughts on how he, his family and the community have been impacted by 'just words.'

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: An opportunity of a lifetime

Resident Randy Logue writes about creating a trail linking the new regional park with Park Hill.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: The history of ‘In God We Trust’

Resident Edward Huston writes about the legislative and judicial support of posting the motto, and what it communicates about our nation.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Don’t dump on San Benito

Maureen Nelson writes why a group of residents are against a John Smith Road Landfill expansion.

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Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Is Hollister destined to become a town filled with distribution centers?

Mia Casey writes that a massive new warehouse/distribution center should not be moved forward without proper due diligence and environmental review by the City of Hollister.