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It was a year ago — a long year ago it seems — that insurrectionists invaded and ransacked the U.S. Capitol. We watched in horror as the citadel of our democratic republic came under attack,
There is no question that availability of affordable housing is a problem throughout the state of California, and El Dorado County is no exception. The cost of existing housing coupled with the lack of affordable housing units is one factor, among many, driving homelessness in the county.
In the year since Jan. 6 several Republican politicians have shown the true content of their character.
California has more rooftops with solar panels than any other state and continues to be a leader in new installations. But a proposal from the state’s public utility commission threatens that progress.
Could any nation “conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal” survive, or would such a nation inevitably descend into hierarchies and minority rule?
But there’s a new scarcity in our health-care system: We’re running dangerously short on hope. And it’s even more crushing than the shortages we faced at the beginning of the pandemic.
The Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol was an attempt, through force and violence, to overturn the will of the majority expressed in a free and fair election. In a well-functioning democratic republic, its anniversary would engender a commitment across party lines to protecting and enhancing our system of self-rule.
On January 4th, BOS meeting, Sue Novasel is bringing forward a resolution to HALT THE EFFORTS TO TRANSITION the Pollock Pines Best Western Hotel from Project Roomkey to Project Homekey.
As 2021 comes to an end, we have much to be thankful for. Yes, it was a challenging year that tested us as never before. But the fact that we are here to count our blessings is an accomplishment that should fill us with pride.