Opinion

Irony in Long’s statement

Editor, In the article “Into The Weeds” from May 30, regarding the situation of local landowners not reducing their overgrown brush, Supervisor Marshall Long was quoted by the Gazette as saying, “We need to take a hard look at this ordinance before we implement it” and “A couple of my concerns are forcing property owners to allow someone else onto […]

Take housing advice seriously

Editor, As usual, it would have been an interesting and worthwhile experience for everyone in Mariposa County to have read Leroy Radanovich’s extraordinary account of our housing situation (Gazette, May 16). His understanding of the matter from the experiences of the past and present should be repeated at every public affairs meeting including the board of supervisors, the office of […]

Time for new blood

Editor, Well it’s election time rolling around again soon. We’ll again be embroiled in partisan rhetoric, and a divided pile of opinions. I moved to Mariposa in 2000 to raise a son and live in peace and it was a great place to do so. Nevertheless, while doing so, I never paid attention to local politics. After my son graduated […]

Alternative travel suggestion

Editor, As a San Franciscan who recently visited Mariposa, I enjoyed picking up the Gazette and reading Greg Little’s column, “The Irony That is Gridlock in the San Francisco Bay Area.” I’m truly sorry for people stuck in vehicles, crawling along in crowded highways. Greg, for your next visit to San Francisco, might I suggest the YARTS/AMTRAK San Joaquin combination […]


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