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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.

Obituary: The Live Music Man of Truckee, Paul Covarelli

A born artist with guitar as his medium, he was a mainstay in the regional music world, doing it all with humbleness and love.

Map of Truckee

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

During Fire Season, Have Some Wiley Escape Routes Ready

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

Late for a Meeting Across Town? You Amuse Me.

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

LAME: Local Acronyms Mystify Everybody

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

What Concerts Are You Going to This Summer?

Summer Waltz: Locals share the concerts they’re heading to this summer, and why they’re so excited for ‘em.

Survey Says Hold the Anchovies

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

Age Discrimination Afflicts the Standard Hiring Process in Tahoe/Truckee

Truckee’s median age is 38.6, which is 2.2 years over the California-wide median of 36.4, and we have residents of all ages contributing to volunteer efforts, participating in local recreational sports and activities, and stoking the economy through consumption. So why do mature applicants feel they are experiencing age discrimination in the local job market? Read Truckee resident Mindi Brenner’s take on this issue.

And They Thought They Left This In the Bay Area

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

Renters Have Rights, but Enforcement and Systemic Resources for Tenants are...

Moving back to idyllic Truckee to live closer to her family was a no-brainer for Truckee local Hilary Abrams; finding housing, on the other hand, was not. Abrams makes the case for renter’s rights in a housing market that is so impacted that landlords seem to have undue power over their tenants.

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