In mask enforcement or social distancing enforcement, we should let officers make decisions based on their people skills and training. Most issues can be resolved on scene through discussion without citations.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Having just re-read Kathleen Vandervoet's Guest Opinion “What we need in a sheriff” (NI, July 1) for the third time, I'd like to thank her for her well-thought-out insights. In my op…

Friday, July 03, 2020

Last Saturday, I tuned in to the Facebook live broadcast of the forum among five candidates for sheriff of Santa Cruz County. I was left with two major impressions.

Friday, June 26, 2020
Friday, June 19, 2020

“There is a clear link between COVID-19 deaths and essential workers who live in overcrowded homes,” according to a May 2020 report by the Public Policy Institute of California. The …

In the June 12 edition of the Nogales International, I was quoted a few times with respect to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic among Nogales and Rio Rico produce warehouses (“Eld…

Friday, June 12, 2020

Manfred Cripe's guest opinion “What ‘Make America Great Again' has meant,” (NI, June 5), made for interesting reading. Nay, more than interesting reading – insightful.

Friday, May 29, 2020