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The Opinion Page is your place to spout off. This section contains letters to the editor, longer My Shot opinion pieces, obituaries, and Mike English’s award-winning Shine On comics. Submit your opinion to editors@moonshineink.com.

Opinion Pages Should be a Sounding Board, Not a Pulpit; Spoken...

In response to opinion piece, The Sky is Not Falling Opinion Pages Should be a Sounding Board, Not a Pulpit Moonshine Ink has been a great...

Obituary: Andy Hill — A True Seeker

Andy Hill was instrumental in the development of a large spiritual community at For Goodness Sake, the local nondenominational resource center where he was executive director for 12 years. He was a true seeker and loved to share his knowledge with all those who he came in contact with.

Obituary: Carl Gustafson — Memories from Old Friends

In honor of the recently passed Carl Gustafson, we share memories from some of his close friends.

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.

Who Doesn’t Like a Guilty Pleasure

Illustrator Mike English’s cartoons comment on life and politics in Tahoe/Truckee.

Winter Is Still Frickin’ Here!

Illustrator Mike English’s cartoons comment on life and politics in Tahoe/Truckee.

Daffodils Have Already Come and Gone in Danville

Illustrator Mike English’s cartoons comment on life and politics in Tahoe/Truckee.

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.

When C-Scums Wish Upon a Star

I got my wish. Yet this is no fairy tale ending, this was hard work.

Hardship for Parents; This Makes Me So Happy

In response to opinion piece, We Need Later Start Times Hardship for Parents I do not think elementary school working parents should take on the burden...

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