October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Letters

Vote no on Prop. 47

Despite being referred to as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act,” Prop. More...

Long helped Columbia

I am writing to you today to let the citizens of Mariposa County and District 3 know about the valuable resource you have in Marshall Long.  More...

Moore is the right candidate

After the redistricting process of 2012, Tom McClintock became the congressman of the newly redrawn Fourth Congressional District of California. More...

Seniors fight rate increase

To Mark Rowney and the board of directors of the Mariposa Public Utility District:  As we we have pointed out to you in previous correspondence, Idlewheels Senior Mobile Home Park is a non-profit corporation with the mission of providing low-cos More...

Casto builds consensus

Kris Casto has the skills Mariposa County needs to build consensus and govern effectively.  Kris and I founded the Foothill Community Mediation Center, which has provided dispute resolution services to the county, court, probation department, di More...

Long has a good plan

Mariposa is much more than Yosemite and tourism. More...

Long easy to work with

I am writing in support of Marshall Long for supervisor of Mariposa County District 3.  Mariposa County, like most counties, is facing many burdensome regulations and financial problems that our supervisors must deal with. More...

Dress up for the ball

Ladies, pull out those beautiful heels from the back of your closet, get on your party dress and come to the John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation’s Black and White Ball on Nov. 1. Who says you can’t dress up in this town?  More...

Ebola was overblown

I am dismayed to see that Mariposa has jumped right onto the Ebola hysteria bandwagon.  More...

Cann lacks decorum

I try to attend the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meetings as often as I can. More...

Keep post office open

Amid all the focus on the race for supervisor of District 3, I must draw attention to an election that has been going on for years. We cast little green ballots on this issue regularly.  More...

Tax benefits county

The proposed Transient Occupancy Tax increase is 1.25 percent.This is a little more than $1 tax on every $100 spent.  Realistically, I can’t believe it will be a factor in vacation planning. More...

Long knows the land

We all have had another four months to focus on a narrowed field of two final candidates for District 3 supervisor. I’ve had the opportunity to better understand how each candidate feels regarding the important issues facing our county.  More...

Moore has more

Please support Art Moore for Congress. He has been endorsed by former Gov. Pete Wilson and by the largest number of county supervisors in California District 4.  More...

Eppler right for board

Thankfully the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidates’ forum, otherwise even less would be known about the candidates who are running for the Mariposa County Unified School District Board.  More...

Long can be trusted

As a former financial industry executive, I care about the issue of taxes.  I know tax dollars are necessary for a democratic society, but I want them levied minimally and spent effectively. More...

Measure K: highway robbery

Our county board of supervisors is asking for our voete to raise taxes; asking us to join partners with them to tax others.   They assume that because we will not have to pay we will go along with this continuing “highway robbery.  More...

Torlakson deserves vote

Our public schools and the students they serve need a leader that understands what it takes to provide a quality education.  Tom Torlakson is that leader and has proven himself to be an effective State Superintendent of Public Instruction and de More...

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