Opinion

Feb 032014
 
How one woman opts out of holiday madness: Daryl's column sheds some light

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – With another lengthy holiday season finally behind us, I am reminded of a friend who doesn’t think too highly of the Christmas holidays and is always thrilled when they are completely over. And she gets especially upset by the fact that they seem to start earlier each year. “It [...]

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 [...]