April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Commentary

Why have an adopted budget

It seems that lately I have been asked the question, “Why do we need to adopt our budget on time.” This question is very important as all of us are asked to consider the ramifications of decisions that will affect the future of our distri More...

Let’s talk fire

CONTRIBUTED BY Mariposa County Fire Safe Council   Question: How can I prepare my home for the 2011 fire season?  Answer: In order to be better prepared for the upcoming fire season, here are some tips to help you out:  1. More...

Fill a lot of pot holes

Supervisor Stetson’s recent agenda item requesting speed humps in El Portal to deter repeat offenders of the posted speed limit is ridiculous.  More...

Thieves

This letter is addressed to the thieves who stole the potting table from in front of Manna House.  Return it.  It isn’t yours. You didn’t build it, and it wasn’t built for you or for the person to whom you gave it. More...

Gas Prices

As fuel prices climb, California motorists are paying closer attention at the pump. More...

Painful cost

Everytime a school is shut a dream dies, and every student who is abandoned a teacher cries.  Everytime a pink slip is given out, a guiding hand is lost, and every budget cut comes with a paniful cost.  More...

Deserves prison

You can steal tens of thousands of dollars from the state, plead guilty to one of the felony charges, go to court and bam, three years probation, 30 days community service, loss of a portion of your pension, and repay what you admitted to stealing.&n More...

Ethos apologizes

Ethos, as a collaborator of the upcoming skateboard competition at the Butterfly Festival, would like to apologize for the recent display of non-approved artwork. More...

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