Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

What do farmers think about trade wars?

Kerman farmer Paul Betancourt likes fair trade, so he’s supporting Trump’s big gamble with ag products. In over 20 years, Trump is the first one in D.C. to do more than wring his hands on the issue, Betancourt says. Yes, trade wars are nerve wracking, but if we get more fair trade deals it is worth it.

CalFire Chief speaks out on tragic death of firefighter

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich, speaks about firefighter and dozer operator Braden Varney, 36, who died while fighting the Ferguson Fire in Mariposa County, Calif., on Saturday, July 14, 2018.