When Donald Trump began his run for the office of president with the slogan “Make America Great Again,” my thought was, “When was America not great? What is wrong with the country?”
Voter apathy and disengagement only feed into further discontent with the political system. If a small number of voters, regardless of political affiliation, are the only ones to decide the issues, we all have to live with these repercussions. All elections have consequences and democracies are not spectator sports.
After more than a decade of lawsuits, angry meetings and countless students graduating without having experienced a complete high school, it finally happened.
There is a glimmer of hope for the Pajaro River levee project.
Letters to the Editor, Sept. 2, 2017
The Register-Pajaronian will be celebrating its sesquicentennial in 2018, and this is where you, the readers, come in.
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 15, 2017
Free speech is one of the most basic articles-of-faith for existence of a democracy; vigorous debate of public polices is an integral part of free speech. Both of these values lie at the core of everything “Western Values” stand for and need to be guarded assiduously by us all.
Letters to the Editor, July 20, 2017
The killing of five newspaper journalists recently in Maryland caused me to think of the time I, as the co-owner of the Paradise POST, a tri-weekly newspaper in Northern California, had to fire my editor-publisher for cause in 1991, and what I’m certain he then did in retribution.
A mass vaccination site with the capacity to administer 1,000 injections per day will open at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Watsonville next...