On May 15, city officials declared Atwater, California a “sanctuary city.” Not for undocumented immigrants, but for businesses and churches who choose to ignore governor Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19-related shutdown orders. The city won’t be enforcing the governor’s edicts. Those edicts, mayor Paul Creighton told local businesses, are “between you and the state of California.”
An apology to the readers, especially the Republicans
Recalls of public officials in Nevada are rarely successful, which is the way it should be, since recall proponents are asking voters to undo the results of a legitimate election.
Often medical personnel treating patients with COVID-19 experience enormous psychological stress.
Recycling bins are not garbage dumps, Pahrump!
One laudable side effect of the COVID-19 panic is a nationwide effort to promote “vote by mail” as a universal alternative to standing in line at polling places. One reason that effort is laudable is that it would likely decrease vote fraud.
We should shut off left and right and enjoy every day
Shutting down Nevada businesses to flatten the coronavirus curve came at a cost — big budget deficits the likes of which the state has never seen.
Resident expresses shock at lack of concern for others
Rural Nevada residents are so done mentally with the governor’s “Stay at Home” order and they are not alone.
Writing at Reason magazine, Eric Boehm notes two trends revealed in data released by Apple and Foursquare.
Shopper disappointed by rude behavior in store parking lot
Data on the state’s nvhealthresponse.nv.gov website showed the total number of reported cases in Nevada grew overnight to 5,491, the smallest jump since the April 26 report.
Statute of limitations expire, but it doesn’t in court of public opinion
Pahrump citizens have an opportunity to participate in a survey that will help the Regional Planning Commission shape the region’s Master Plan.