I’ve been following Benicia’s progress toward implementing the 2016 Adult Use of Marijuana Act (Proposition 64). Californians passed the act with a 57 percent majority, with 42 percent voting against. In Benicia, it passed with 63 percent of voters in favor. After decades of debate over the pros and cons of cannabis use, we’ve finally […]
(This post has been updated from the print edition) My hat is off to the full slate of capable and qualified people vying for positions on our City Council. Anyone who follows the workings of this body knows well the time and commitment required in what’s too often a thankless job. Being a 13-year resident […]
WHEN MY FAMILY MOVED TO BENICIA IN 2003, we spent our first week in the Best Western on East Second Street. During our stay we met several workers visiting from refineries in Texas to assist with projects at local refineries. During breakfast, I mentioned to one of them that we had bought a house in […]
ONCE AGAIN, ONE OF OUR LOCAL PUNDITS has attempted to cast doubt on human-caused climate change or “global warming” (“Let’s call it ‘climate disruption’ — yeah, that’s the ticket!” June 6). What he presents is a hodgepodge of quotes cherry-picked from various sources for their apparent failing to accurately predict the consequences of global warming […]
AS A REGULAR READER of The Herald’s editorial page, in recent weeks I noticed that a fellow citizen continues to write and publish various bits of weather data from the U.S. and California. His postings appear to imply that climate change does not exist.