Long before armed opponents of Michigan’s quarantine marched on its state Capitol, a similarly vexatious problem landed on the desk of a newly…
KEVIN MERRILL It is hard to believe we already celebrated the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the unofficial beginning of summer. This year is much different, with many of us focused on the coronavirus and its affect on family, friends and businesses.
GUEST COMMENTARY On Memorial Day, we honor veterans who gave their lives for our country. Think for a moment about how many others were saved from death. Doctors, nurses and medics have been on the battlefield throughout our history. Without them, the number of wartime casualties would be much higher.
MARK JAMES MILLER The COVID-19 pandemic has brought its own unique challenges to every facet of society. Everyone has been seriously impacted by the virus, and students in higher education are no exception.
We need to stop COVID-19 in our community
The coronavirus pandemic is far from over, but it’s not too early to take stock of lessons learned, or in one case a lesson affirmed. As if more evidence were needed, the current crisis has further underscored the value of college, specifically four-year degree attainment.
GUEST COMMENTARY Joe Amon is the director of global health at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health and former director of health programs at Human Rights Watch. This column was produced for the Progressive Media Project, which is run by The Progressive magazine, and distributed by Tribune News Service.
DAN WALTERS A quarter-century ago — rather suddenly — California began shifting rapidly from a two-party state into what became utter dominance by one party, the Democrats.
We succeeded in satisfying Gov. Newsom’s original directive that included criteria to flatten the curve, create surge capacity in our hospital…
GUEST COMMENTARY As public health officials and policymakers grapple with strategies to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in the United States, one area of focus is contact tracing of individuals who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
OUR VIEW Perhaps one of the coronavirus’ legacies will be a workplace revolution, which would solve the business owners’ capital outlay cost challenges, with employees working in satellite locations — their homes — instead of being clustered in a building at some central location.
RONA BARRETT You’re probably well versed with the late, great Peter Finch’s dissent from the 1976 movie “Network.” If not, look it up!
KEVIN MERRILL Thanks to the rains in April, wild oats and other grasses growing in our rolling hills have all headed out.
MARK JAMES MILLER Some called it “la grippe.” Most referred to it as the “Spanish flu.” What no one disputed was its deadliness.
Mothers make up a larger share of the front-line workforce (23.8%) than they do of the workforce as a whole (16.9%). Nearly a third (32.8%) of workers in child care and social services industries are mothers, as are more than a quarter (28.8%) of workers in health care industries.
Cannabis lawsuit more harm than good
Protesters don't represent majority
This week we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week.