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Friday, April 18, 2014

Author Archive: Richard L. Wood

Here’s the ‘Other Side’ of the conference story

Kelvin Wade’s column, “All expenses paid for secret knowledge hunters,” published Jan. 17, criticizes three members of the Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District Board for attending a California Association of Sanitation Agencies conference this month in Indian Wells. It reads like a comedy with a laugh track; almost a guaranteed response from government critics. It’s a too-easy-to-write […]

This summer, fans can watch every Olympic event live online

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Usain Bolt could be defending his Olympic 200-meter title on a Thursday afternoon in the United States. Fans will be able to watch the race live online for the first time during this summer’s London Games, but what they’ll see is very different from the tape-delayed, prime-time package that […]

Time ripe to occupy Suisun Valley

Let me be clear from the start: I’m not talking about “occupy” as in “camping” or “closing down” like some places, but rather “occupy” more as in “take ownership.” What got me thinking about this topic is a story I heard on a public radio station while traveling in New England last fall, during the […]

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