Short-Term Rentals Need Stricter Regulation

Placer County must take responsibility and enforce reasonable occupancy rules. Other areas do it; two renters per bedroom is reasonable and sustainable.

Rep. Tom McClintock’s Dubious ‘Plan’ to Address Climate Change

In his opinion piece in the March edition of Moonshine Ink, Rep. McClintock uses irrelevant snippets of science to justify inaction on climate change. He avoids the relevant science, which invariably highlights the urgency of taking action.

A Climate for Change

Sure, I’d rather ski with my friends than call my congressperson, but guess what? You can do both!

The Tai Chi of Shoveling

Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water, (and shovel). After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water, (and shovel). Here’s how you save your back through it all.

The Sky’s Not Falling

There are many ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and adapt to our changing climate that are desirable in themselves, quite apart from the debate over the causes of the Modern Warm Period.

Reservations About Later School Start Times

While our students could benefit from more sleep, will 30 minutes really make a difference?

We Need Later Start Times

The current early school start times are having unintended negative effects on our children, physically and psychologically.

Prison Reform

The prison system in this state is broken. It needs to become a true rehabilitative entity — instead of a for-profit industry.

Climate Change and Violence Against Women

The consequences of climate change present an immense risk to our health and safety and will undeniably enhance challenges for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and child abuse.

Vail Harnesses Wind Power

Vail Resorts has committed to a zero net operating footprint by 2030, and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, the Town of Truckee, and the City of South Lake Tahoe have all committed to 100 percent renewable power. But we can do more; we need to put a price on carbon.