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August 12, 2020

Guest view: Anderson Dam is top priority for water district

Our top priority remains an effort to retrofit and strengthen Anderson Dam, home to Santa Clara County’s largest reservoir, so it can safely withstand a strong earthquake.

Guest view: When dementia comes knocking

Nearly nine million Americans have dementia, including more than 1 in 10 over the age of 65. Within the next decade, baby boomers will be the largest older adult population in U.S. history. Their risk of having dementia will double every five years. We have a public health crisis and we are not prepared for it.

Letter: Investigate dietary guidelines

With 60 percent of Americans diagnosed with one or more chronic illnesses—conditions which increase the risk for severe outcomes and death from Covid-19—the U.S. now more than ever needs evidence-based advice on how to maintain and restore our metabolic health.

Guest view: Students speak

Morgan Hill Unified School District shared students’ speeches that were broadcast on June 4 and 5 graduation ceremonies.

Guest view: Make the best of new reality

Trust me, graduates, high school graduation is not at all like the movies crack it up to be. Most importantly, we are all coming together to show an outstanding level of support.

Letters: More details needed on city budget

Having residents understand what they are getting and losing and having real opportunities to affect those proposals should be a primary focus.

Guest view: Include Latinos in economy rebuilding

California’s Latino community is experiencing the brunt of the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact. About 50 percent of the state’s more than 62,000 cases, and 33 percent of its total deaths are Latino, more than any other racial or ethnic group in California.

Guest view: Who will pay for pandemic impacts?

The COVID-19 pandemic and the severe economic recession it induced are disasters unparalleled in recent generations and it will take years to fully recover from their human and financial tolls.

Letter to the editor: Earth is happy

Soon a gradual re-opening may provide an opportunity to decide how we want to embrace some of what we have witnessed in nature’s ability to so quickly adapt and change. Can we think anew?

Water war reignites

The COVID-19 pandemic, we have been told, is transforming how we live, but one aspect of life in California appears immune to change: the state’s perennial war over water.