Opinion

Opinion

Trump’s tariffs are hurting our farmers

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is already costing agriculture in the Central Valley and across California. His relief plan for farmers appears to favor crops grown in red states, not the fruits, nuts, vegetables and wine grown in California. Even Republicans think that’s unfair.

Editorials

No good excuse for DMV lines this long

Something has gone badly wrong at DMV, where wait times have increased dramatically. An audit would be a good start to find out why. The Joint Legislative Audit Committee should approve the request when it meets Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.

Solar eclipse

Outside of Makanda, Illinois, a 12-hour drive from the Coast, we see darkness in the middle of the day