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Credit: Villa  CA' TOGA is the residence/studio/retreat of Carlo Marchiori.
elizabeth stokkebye April 17, 2014 at 08:08 am
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Susan C. Schena April 17, 2014 at 08:13 am
Thank you, Elizabeth! Correction made.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
Bob B April 16, 2014 at 09:24 pm
There is always a reason for a price-increase - I can't remember ever reading about a reason for aRead More price-decrease. It's possible no one else has noticed this. Isn't capitalism wonderful?
mark April 17, 2014 at 04:39 am
The disease came from China! Aids came from Africa, other diseases come from Mexico but yet we letRead More people flood to this country and they bring those diseases with them!
kay sieverding April 17, 2014 at 06:56 am
The price of pork can also go up because the price of beef is up. It's not just weather andRead More disease, it's also cost of fuel.
Credit: Drakes Bay Oyster.
bluecollardoctor April 15, 2014 at 09:42 am
This Salazar character should step down in disgrace
Barry Bussewitz April 15, 2014 at 10:09 am
I have been a fan of Drakes Bay oysters for more than half of their now-expired lease. I would loveRead More to think that their continued operation could be compatible with the health of the ocean and the larger ecosystem. Ascertaining the feasibility of this is sufficiently complex that I have spent several hours studying various perspectives, and I have friends with varied positions. Just because the "wise use" extremists funded by Dupont, Chevron, Exxon, the NRA, etc., have taken on this case does not nullify the possible validity of the Lunnys' claims, but it probably does push the polarization of this issue, as evidenced in the comments above. There is a good deal more to consider than arguing that the purpose of the sea is to feed humans, whose food cannot grow at all without a healthy ocean ecosystem. The ecology is not shoddy, not has it been conducted from high towers in the USSR. Rigorous study, thinking and informed debate are critical to this issue and essential to government of, by and for the People. In this case the democratic process has brought this into the courts, where I hope and expect the Lunnys will continue to get a full and fair hearing, despite the fact that they want to get out of complying with a contract from which they have benefitted tremendously on public lands for decades, with a number of mitigated and unmitigated direct costs to the health of Drakes Bay.
Murray Suid April 15, 2014 at 03:32 pm
What is the value of labeling the Lunny's appeal to the Supreme Court "a last ditch move"?Read More To my mind, "last ditch" has a negative connotation. One function of the Supreme Court is to provide a final consideration of the facts. Certainly, there have been many occasions when the Supreme Court's decision reversed lower court decisions. No one denigrates the Court's decision just because it came at the end of the road. I suspect that Ms. Trailer will applaud the Supreme Court if it agrees that the Lunny's must go. As for the Lunny's using "desperate arguments," what is the point of someone not on the court labeling the arguments as "desperate"? Does that make the arguments less compelling? I feel that language like that stirs the pot. It does not contribute to healing the badly wounded community. Much better, I think, to stick to the facts ("desperate" is a judgment, not a fact) or simply wait for the Court to decide. I believe the time has come for us to use our rhetoric to build bridges, not to continue the war.
Credit: Dixon Printing Service.
bluecollardoctor April 15, 2014 at 08:31 am
They will do well in Vacaville. Add Buckhorn to a long list of businesses Vacaville has thatRead More "we" don't: Lowes, Nugget, BJ's, BWW, Best Buy, Costco, SAMs club. These are all arguably businesses that improve quality of life for average people. Come to think of it Vacaville is sort of a upper middle class Walnut Creek!
SeanC April 16, 2014 at 12:30 am
I find it interesting (yet not surprising) that the restaurant is moving from Napa (BayRead More Area-leaning) to Vacaville (Sacramento-leaning). But then again corporate chain restaurants and big box stores seem to thrive in the Vacaville suburban sprawl.
Clinic Ole in Napa. File photo.
Avery Schlacter January 23, 2014 at 08:53 am
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