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The Appeal’s articles on our county’s Covid-19 problems show we have a developing nightmare. Most factors contributing to this nightmare and its possible solution reside in our own community.

News should be fact based, not news where facts are omitted, fabricated, exaggerated, or biased. Fake, pseudo or counterfeit news is just “yellow journalism.” Journalists are not supposed to interject their opinions; just the facts please. Opinions belong in the “Letters to the Editor” colum…

In our community here in the Yuba City area, many of us take pride in our party alignments in  politics. While the passion and participation of our residents are essential, it’s no doubt that we have become extremely divided with any issue that our local officials put forward. Differences in…

I am the wife of a disabled veteran and just learned through your paper that the Veterans Day Parade has been cancelled, however the Christmas Parade will be held.

Today we went to Sutter County Animal Control to adopt a kitten. After we made our choice, they told us the adoption fee would include spay/neuter, vaccinations, ID tag and a general check-up coupon to use at our vet. The fee was $93.

Mike Strong’s letter in (the Oct. 29) Appeal was great. The articles and pictures regarding this election are so biased against our conservative President. Media has spent over 4 years trying to push their socialist/communist agenda down our throats.

Barbara Stevenson’s letter published in Tuesday’s edition contains an error, which should not distract from the inhumanity of our practice of separating children from their parents at the border.

Your front-page coverage of the final Trump/Biden debate, in the Friday, October 23, issue of the Appeal-Democrat, once again clearly evidenced the partisan and biased stance of your paper with its one-sided treatment, consisting of negative, pick-and-choose commentary about so-called “infla…

How can taxpayers stand up to a campaign that has over $57 million to spend on half-truth tv ads? We can’t. What we can do is tell our friends why they should vote “No on Prop 19.”

The Binney Junction Project fixes safety issues and will help flow in that segment. However, the problem lies in what is being ignored. The CalTrans project of adding passing lanes on SR 70 to the north of our segment was not included in the information given to us, therefore we don’t know t…

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About 40 years ago I was in a small store with a gas pump in front. It was on the southeast corner of the intersection of Franklin and Walton. As I left I heard a young guy yelling at an older Indian man.  He used the term “raghead” and the “go back where you came from” slogan.

A friend asked me: ‘’who do you like Trump or Biden?’’  To me the choice was simple. It was the same as asking me: ‘’do you want to preserve our quality of air and save the earth?’’

The Supreme Court voted for Roe v Wade and started a landslide of 60 million aborted babies. Will the United States allow another 60 million abortions?  Will the sale of baby body parts and its gruesome procedure become a scandalous legal enterprise. We can change that with our vote.

The Marysville Joint Unified School District is making the decision to have students and teachers return to the classroom in virtual school board meetings. If it’s safe to return to in-person instruction, why don’t the trustees meet in person to make the plans?

For more than four decades, California homeowners and businesses alike have benefited from predictable and stable property taxes, thanks to Proposition 13. This in turn has provided local governments and schools with a dependable source of revenue. Unfortunately, all of this is at risk on No…

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We, seniors living in a senior complex, woke up to see a surprising sight. Sometime during the early morning a person or persons spray-painted almost all of the cars with white paint. They wrote all kinds of graphic pics… genitals, swear words, four letter words, etc.

In rebuttal to Anne Wentland’s letter that was printed in the Appeal-Democrat, 10-2-2020, allow me to share some facts as to why President Trump stopped going to Dover Air Force Base to pay his respects to the nation’s war dead.

We The People have fallen asleep at the switch. Too many Americans have closed their eyes to the embattled state of our great nation. We have chosen to embrace the deafening consequence of our own silence. Now is the time, today is our moment. Let us cast aside the blinders, that we may real…

Since the self-absorbed Trump never misses an opportunity for self promotion and self congratulations, I researched the number of his supposed day and night visits to Dover to meet fallen soldiers and his near weekly visits to Walter Reed mentioned in a Sept. 18 letter.

In response to Mr. Scarfe, I went back and reread my letter about the thugs and the rioting etc. No where did I mention anything about “anarchists.” So perhaps Mr. Scarfe needs new glasses or he was reading another letter.

I’ve enjoyed watching the NFL football games for years, but after seeing the non-patriotic, low moral, highly paid players and coaches disrespect and not salute the flag, I’ll no longer watch the games.

Politics as usual during an election year, and I’d like to share some thoughts. Members of congress may not respect the man, but really should show respect for the office of the president. If they are incapable of that, they don’t belong in any office that represents the United States in any…

I was saddened by one of the two state candidates’ attitude and comments in the paper on Thursday, Sept. 24th, page A-3.  Afforded the opportunity to state to the public who they were and what they stood for, one chose the high road and kept his comments to the issues and the facts.  The oth…

COVID-19 has affected k-12 students, college students, low-income families, and communities of color. I am a social worker at Yuba County who works at a school and helps low-income communities.

I am writing in response to Joe Fedor’s letter “County Service” (Sept. 18, 2020). I understand Mr. Fedor’s frustration; however, one should look at some facts before accusing people of doing their job poorly. 

In a recent nationally televised town hall with undecided voters, President Trump audaciously claimed that Democrats were attempting to get rid of the pre-existing condition protections brought about by the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare). You heard that right, folks. Trump, who, alon…

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Beat 4 is located from a street square: Plumas, Bridge, Cooper and Hwy 20 streets. I lived on Almond Street for 11 years and experienced horrible street behaviors and conditions. My days with homeless bums sleeping on streets, people breaking into my car and property, cat haters shooting my …

It is a fact that Presidents are considered to be politicians. Similarly, the head of the Justice Department is a lawyer. The two men holding those positions today have both made statements pertinent to the current virus, on vaccines, masks, and other guidelines, and many accept their opinions.  

I am surprised and disappointed that the Appeal would publish a letter to the editor that was based on “alleged” accusations. This is how the media fosters deeper divide in our country.

Will the wearing of masks be mandatory for Halloween? Will we have to wear two masks – one for COVID and one for the holiday? If it is mandatory, would “no-maskers” be arrested or just not given a Halloween treat? Would it be a violation of their constitutional rights to make them wear a mas…

Poor Billy Cooper of Yuba City and poor President Trump of Washington, D.C. These guys are adults, and, yet, they still don’t know their left from their right.

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As residents of Loma Rica threatened by the North Complex Fires (Bear Fire and Willow Fire), my wife and I, along with our two horses were ordered to evacuate the area just after midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

I am a veteran of the United States military.  I am a brother-in-arms to people that have served this country since the birth of our nation.  While some of us were drafted into services, others answered a call to duty in the aftermath of some great national emergency, however, the great majo…