Position Papers

A World Class Medical System to Combat COVID19

San Jose’s O’Connor Hospital, Gilroy’s St Louise Regional Hospital, and Morgan Hill’s De Paul Health Center were threatened with bankruptcy and closure a year ago. Had that occurred, the deluge of COVID19 emergency patients and last year’s Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting casualties would not have had access to timely treatment. The Board of Supervisors, County […]

Diridon: Good cars, bad cars

California, New York, and 15 other progressive states asked auto makers to help fight rapidly worsening climate change by meeting cleaner Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. Last year the federal government inexplicably cut that requirement. Four auto makers agreed with those 17 states to voluntarily continue to meet the more healthy CAFE standards. To […]