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Vote YES on Proposition 22

What is Proposition 22 and why is it important to you? Prop 22 applies to California drivers who work for app-based rideshare and delivery services...

Opinion: Milpitas is dropping the ball on helping homeless people

In 2020, Milpitas got struck by an invader. The invader could be recognized the whole world over. It was subtle yet sinister. It could usually...

Spotify should let Joe Rogan speak

I love watching people try to cancel Joe Rogan. To my memory, in the past year, they tried to get him for voicing a...

Blue skies & cool breezes: the Bay Area can breathe

At press time, Milpitas air quality is reading in the Green. Translation: “good.” Translation: no smoke. Translation: hallelujah! Have you watched the air maps over...

Masks to freedom: Wearing masks will bring back freedom

Few things bother Americans more than infringements on their Freedom. Freedom is the God-given right of Americans: go spend a day at the beach, go...

Santa Clara County needs to communicate better about COVID-19

Like many Santa Clara County residents, I’m glued to the County’s COVID-19 dashboard, which provides invaluable information on case totals, death totals, demographic breakdowns,...

A letter to my sons: How America got into this COVID-19 mess

Dear Benny & Henry— I write to you in the midst of what is shaping up to be one of the most staggering crises in...

State of emergency: Trump’s Oklahoma rally epitomizes everything that’s wrong with him

Today, the Oklahoma State Department of Health added 331 cases to its statewide Covid-19 tally. That means the total of people sick with the...

4 reasons Governor Gavin Newsom’s mask order is a good idea

Governor Gavin Newsom finally did it. Following in the footsteps of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Hawaii, and other states, per Newsom’s directive, California...

The political power of the word “Karen”

Flat-out: The left is crushing it with this “Karen” thing. I’m proud of us, frankly. For the uninitiated (if this article can penetrate the rock...

If all lives really do matter, then why aren’t we acting like It?

I was first introduced to the Black Lives Matter movement six years ago, in the wake of the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed...

The focus should not be on condemning the rioters

Here we are again.  Precious black lives are being lost. And although we have been demanding change for some time, it hasn’t come. Our culture...

Crisis of Maskulinity

That’s it.  The intersection between the COVID-19 pandemic and the culture wars has made me go full partisan, at least for now. It’s not that...

RED DENNIS & The Politics of Disrespect

I was in Mountain View, toward the end of 2019, in front of a plain gray building awaiting the presence of The Ciardellas and...

The Second Dangers of COVID-19

While health care workers are struggling to obtain personal protective equipment (PPE), some of us are littering it at our local supermarkets’ parking lots....

It’s OK to joke around & laugh right now

In the United States, as of this writing, 215,344 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Of these, 5,112 have died. And...

Opinion: Our partisan fever is dangerous

Partisanship is particularly useless right now. Worse, it’s proving dangerous... I saw this exemplified in real time last week. Mid-week, I was reading about promising...

Opinion: Why is blackface still such a divisive issue? Perhaps we don’t know what it really means

David Carter, a Milpitas High School teacher, wore blackface. Carter’s actions -- regardless of holiday -- were wrong and racist. That we can all...

Opinion: In the matter of the blackface teacher, there’s a more important question than whether he should be fired…

In regard to the matter of one David Carter, the Milpitas teacher who wore blackface in the classroom last Halloween, and whose job status...

Opinion: Political correctness should not cost MHS students a great teacher

Political Correctness is far more deadly than CoVid-19. While it does kill people, it also kills creativity and the human spirit. Case in point:...

Opinion: It’s important that you vote

We live in strange times. Within the first fifth of this young century, we’ve had our minds rewired many times over, courtesy of the Internet,...

Two possible solutions to ease housing for teachers, staff, & city workers

As the election heats up, housing is one of the key issues that all the candidates are tackling. Admittedly, this is not something that...

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