Talk Back: Hillary Clinton
Do you think Hillary Clinton will be the eventual Democratic Party presidential nominee?
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(Tell us why or why not?)
 
 
 
 
 
 
( JANE TYSKA )
Drummond: UC Berkeley students feel the Bern

UC Berkeley students are at the forefront of a youth movement to elect Bernie Sanders for president. The overwhelming turnout of young people for the Vermont senator drove his decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary. 
Should Geico insurance company ever decide to make one of its signature commercials about world geopolitics, the copy might read something like this:"If you're an off-kilter dictator who wants to convince the world that your small, secretive nation is a world power, you launch a rocket into space.  
 
For at least a decade the California Public Utilities Commission has failed to carry out its basic mission. It still cozies up to the utilities it regulates at the public's expense.  
 
Drummond
( JANE TYSKA )
Drummond: UC Berkeley students feel the Bern

UC Berkeley students are at the forefront of a youth movement to elect Bernie Sanders for president. The overwhelming turnout of young people for the Vermont senator drove his decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary. 
CARTOONS
(Adam Zyglis)
Cartoons: Flint, Michigan water crisis continues

This cartoon slideshow illustratesiIt is still not safe to drink the water in Flint, Michigan as residents are forced to either install filters or even boil the water before using due to unsafe levels of lead. 
LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
Alameda letters: Mideast refugees mustn't be denied asylum

Mideast refugees mustn't be deniedIt saddens me when I hear those who would turn away Syrian refugees for fear we would admit terrorists. There is at least a two-year vetting process to screen applicants, the majority being women and children. 
MY WORD
My Word: Reasons abound to rezone Marina, Encinal and Shipways properties

These properties are (and have been for as long as anyone can remember) commercial, industrial, and manufacturing sites -- but that is about to change. They are about to become residential: 400 units at Marina, 300 units at Encinal and 150 at Shipways. 
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( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7