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The Big Price When Scofflaws Don’t Enforce the Law

January 12, 2021

January 12, 2021

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist The list of California law enforcement agencies refusing to enforce current stay-at-home, crowd-size and masking...

Bob Arbour and the Making of a President

December 28, 2020

December 28, 2020

Joe Biden’s stop in Brentwood on his way to the White House Brentwood resident Robert (Bob) Arbour is a big...

Column: Biden and Harris Could Reverse State’s Role

December 20, 2020

December 20, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist It has been more than 30 years since any federal administration featured a Californian...

Nursing Home Residents Need High Vaccine Priority

December 8, 2020

December 8, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist Teachers’ unions, police and firefighters argued in early December they ought to get the...

Column: Will Flailing at the Virus Do Much Good?

December 3, 2020

December 3, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist It is well established that wearing face masks confers a high degree of protection from the...

Column: Defying the Hype: State’s Voters Smarter Than ‘Experts’ Think

November 8, 2020

November 8, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist For more than two months, California airwaves were filled with political hype, in large...

A Mill Valley Idea That Might Work in Brentwood

November 5, 2020

November 5, 2020

Before moving to Brentwood, my wife lived in Mill Valley. We still go up there now and then. Mill Valley...

Column: Prop. 23 Reaches Beyond Dialysis Centers to Harm Medical Care

October 27, 2020

October 27, 2020

California already has a severe shortage of medical doctors and nurse practitioners, the non-doctors trained to do many things previously...

Thermometer Speaks Objectively: Climate Has Changed

October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist The thermometer has spoken. 102 degrees in San Francisco in early September, a record...

Column: Two Rerun Propositions That Deserve Low Ratings

October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist This fall’s California ballot contains definite head-scratchers: Two repeat propositions that – based on...