All we can do is rain shallow slaps on the drought

By Jud Snyder

IT’S TOUGH NOT TO think about water. It’s even tougher NOT to think about water if we’re aware Lake Sonoma, the giant reservoir up there west of Healdsburg is at 88 percent of capacity, or... Read More

California Focus
‘Disclose Act’ as antidote to dismal voter turnouts?

By Thomas D. Elias

Politicians have come up with myriad alleged reasons for the dismal vote turnouts seen across California in this spring’s municipal elections – not even reaching 10 percent of eligible voters in the state’s biggest city,... Read More