Opinion

Dec 152013
 
GUEST OPINION: State needs to honor its debt to California's counties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 4, 2013 – By Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) and Yolo County Supervisor Matt Rexroad (Woodland) The California Department of Fish and Wildlife owes 36 California counties collectively over $17 million in delinquent payment-in-lieu-of-taxes.  For Yolo County, the share is nearly $1.4 million. The payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILT) program was established in 1949 [...]

Dec 082013
 
Dating: 'Do I kiss her goodnight?,' and other perilous questions

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 – This column by Daryl Fisher appeared in West Sacramento’s News-Ledger newspaper recently. Enjoy!   Note: As you may recall, a few weeks ago I wrote a column about a friend of mine who went out on a blind date that didn’t go so well, and in writing [...]

Nov 182013
 
Where one woman sets the bar for a man who comes courting

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 6, 2013 – I was talking to a friend the other day and somehow our conversation turned to the subject of how most men usually make a very poor impression on first dates, and our chat went a little something like this: “Ever since I got divorced, my match-making big [...]