Home » Archives by category » Opinion

Observations: Answering calls

Observations: Answering calls

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The woman who opens the bodega down the street each morning is too little to open the steel anti-theft shutters by herself. So she arrives at work…

Letters to the Editor: December 11, 2014

Dear Editor, The results of the vote in SCC are clear and simple and so is the message to our board. We don’t think we need a new theater. We…

Observations: Anti-social media

Observations: Anti-social media

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I’m becoming increasingly aware of the notion that permanence is nothing more than an illusion. When I was a younger man, a week, a day or even…

Observations: Love more, flip off less

Observations:  Love more, flip off less

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN It is Thanksgiving. It is a holiday of some myth but largely of faith and gratitude. Over the centuries, it remains appropriately named to a true meaning:…

Letters to the editor: November 27, 2014

Those who endure Dear Editor, They arrive at dawn on the backs of pick-up trucks, grab their buckets, their lunch and head into the fields. It will be a long…

Observations: Capturing the beautiful you

Observations: Capturing the beautiful you

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I love photography. If anyone thinks of me at all, it is probably as a writer; but in my heart, I am a photographer and have been…

Letter to the Editor: November 20, 2014

Dear Editor: I read with great interest in the November 13 edition of your paper, the letter from the SCC Archery Club VP, expressing his concerns for their members’ access…

Letters to the Editor: November 13, 2014

SCC Archery Range Dear Editor, After several failed attempts via email and face-to-face meetings, we have been unable to get the [CA] Board of Directors representative to rescind their order…

Observations: Come on home, Cecilia

Observations: Come on home, Cecilia

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Cecilia, you’re breaking my heart. You’re shaking my confidence daily. Oh, Cecilia! I’m down on my knees. I’m begging you please to come home. Come on home.…

Letters to the editor: November 6, 2014

Dear Editor: On October 28, SunTowers hosted a very informative educational program on the Alzheimer’s Wristband Bracelet program at the South Community Hall. The program was well attended by the…

Page 1 of 26123Next ›Last »