July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Letters

Congressman McClintock opines on Yosemite

I want to thank Chairman Rob Bishop for arranging this hearing in response to the public outcry against proposals by the National Park Service that would radically alter the purpose, nature and use of Yosemite National Park. More...

CAO clarifies issue

It is unfortunate that there is a lack of understanding regarding the actions taken by the board of supervisors in response to Chief Wilson’s request for compensation for our volunteer firefighters during the Carstens Fire. More...

Responds to van Wagtendonk

Having lived the formative years of my life at the base of Yosemite Falls in government housing and having spoken many times to my father, Herky, who was the Park Engineer for 12 years, I feel qualified to furnish what I hope will be constructive sug More...

Global warming

I am a retired occupational and environmental engineer, with all the "right" credentials (university education in public health, 30-plus years of experience in industry, board certifications, state licenses-- including being a registered environmenta More...

Missed out on ice cream

My name is Emily Anderson and I am visiting from Vancouver, Wash. My grandparents and I went to the new ice cream shop in town at 7:15 p.m. on July 7. And guess what?  They were closed!  We were so upset. More...

Click here for digital edition
2013-07-18 digital edition