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December 6, 2022

Letter: It’s time to privatize transit

Regarding more public sector rail transit boondoggles feasting off taxpayers forcing up gas taxes and auto fees so that politicians can crow “success” about boondoggle monstrosities like County Transit, Caltrain, Amtrak, etc., thanks for considering transport options, one of my favorite subjects.  The late Secretary...

Guest View: Quarry jeopardizes our health

Dear Mayor Blankley and Council Members, We ask you to enact a resolution urging Santa Clara County to deny the application for a quarry on the Sargent Ranch property. We also ask you to direct staff to make official comments on the Draft Environmental Impact...

Letter: Time to think train

I agree with Gilroy City Councilmember Zach Hilton that regarding the long term, Gilroy should be included in planned passenger/commuter rail improvements and service by the Amtrak Capitol Corridor and Caltrain (Gilroy Dispatch Guest View, July 28).   In the short term, we currently have an...

Letter: Oppose gravel mine plan at Sargent Ranch

The future of the Sargent Ranch site is officially open for discussion. While I am a big proponent of property rights, I do believe that in some situations, overriding concerns can place limitations on them.  I have attended seminars on “takings” at League of Cities...

Letter: Bills force truckers off the road

In addition to inflation worsening our supply chains, the throttling of 70,000 owner-operator truckers by California's AB5 and AB2257 is one heck of a monkey wrench tossed into our gearbox.  I am a 1966 graduate of the Motor Carrier Fleet Safety Supervisor School at UC...

Letter: Local Dem club’s confusing actions

I was a member of the South County Democratic Club for over 14 years. It was not always a pleasant experience for me, but now I must say that I am angry and confused about who they support in the Party and why.  Years ago,...

Letter: California will not be missed

I moved out of California this year. Astronomical taxes along with diminishing services, high prices, increasing crime, crumbling infrastructure, and absence of leadership led me to an easy and obvious decision to leave. The California of today reminds me of my hometown of Cleveland, Ohio...

Letter: Transparency needed in all levels of government

“The March Toward Darkness” (Gilroy Dispatch, June 24) is an opinion with which I agree wholeheartedly! The newspaper is one way we, the public, must keep our eye on what our representatives are doing or what they are proposing, in the dark. I am not comfortable...

Letter: Supreme Court ruling endangers women

Right now, the right to abortion care is at risk because of a deliberate, decades-long takeover of the Supreme Court by powerful right-wing extremists. We’re seeing the culmination of this takeover as the Court just overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that made...

Letter: To stop or not to stop

As part of the First Street repaving project in Gilroy, Caltrans installed two signal lights at the northeast corner of Santa Teresa Boulevard and First Street. These two signal lights are for drivers turning right from First Street onto northbound Santa Teresa. Some drivers...

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