- Letter: Re: Water supply
- In response to the recent articles concerning North State water supplies, there has been no mention of "temporary groundwater substitution transfers." These so-called "temporary" water transfers have been in existence for over 20 years. Although the ... Full story
- Student columnist: Maxwell High Beat: Panther pride shines through on the court
- Fallon Freed
- Maxwell High's varsity basketball teams this year were competitive to say the least. The varsity girls, coached by Leo LaGrande, clinched a league record of 8-2, while the varsity boys, coached by Forrest Bateman, secured a league record of 9-1, earn... Full story
- Opinion: Thumbs up, thumbs down: March 5, 2014
- Thumbs up
Community comes through in drive to save theater
You didn't have to go.
Community movie theaters are an anachronism, a relic of a bygone era. Movies today are shown in edge-of-tomorrow multiplexes full of bells and whistles all designed ... Full story
- Correction: Thumbs down of Feb. 26
- A "Thumbs Down" opinion piece published in the Wednesday, Feb. 26, edition of the Colusa County Sun-Herald, mistakenly asserted that acting city manager (and fire chief) Randy Dunn had a vote on the City Council.
Randy Dunn is not a member of the Co... Full story
- From the superintendent: Interventions are key to improvement
- Dwayne K. Newman
- Just a few years ago, a revolution occurred in public education. It went off with very little noise or uproar outside schools, but inside schools the changes were profound. Teachers, administrators, and special education staff began to use a concept ... Full story
- Eddie Lou: Obamacare delay good for business
- The White House delayed for one year a requirement under the Affordable Care Act that small businesses provide health insurance to its employees.
This provision, commonly known as the employer mandate, calls for businesses with 50 or more workers to... Full story
- Our View: 5 reasons to worry about U.S. debt
- To read the news, you'd think America's fiscal problems are under control. After all, following four years of $1 trillion-plus deficits, this year's will be "only" $642 billion. And Congress actually cut spending this year by letting the sequester ha... Full story
- Ron Hart: Marriage should be divorced from government
- With the Supreme Court effectively ruling in favor of gay marriage, options have narrowed for its opponents. We libertarians praise the ruling, as does your nephew who TIVOs "Glee," can never quite throw a spiral, and refers to "Top Gun" as "Oh, that... Full story
- Other View: Public employees should share in pension costs
- San Jose Mercury News
Given the choice between a Volkswagen or a Rolls-Royce for the same price, most of us would take the Rolls.
That's essentially what's going on with pensions for employees of at least 117 Bay Area government agencies. They get ... Full story
- Amy Goodman – DOMA ruling: Two steps forward, one step back
- The U.S. Supreme Court announced three historic 5-4 decisions this week. In the first, a core component of the Voting Rights Act was gutted, enabling Southern states to enact regressive voting laws that will likely disenfranchise the ever-growing num... Full story