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Michael Dukakis, 83, former governor of Massachusetts and 1988 Democratic candidate for president, spoke recently to the Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club where I am VP for programs.
By Gordon Clanton My 400-word limit for these musings often leaves me with more material than I can use, so my desk becomes cluttered with info-bits about the topics of recent columns and other interests.
By Gordon Clanton North Coast columnist Crest Canyon Open Space Park Preserve is a regional treasure, an exquisite wonderland of steep, orange sandstone cliffs and slopes dense with fragrant coastal sage scrub and southern maritime chaparral.
A growing number of “independent” voters hold that there is no meaningful difference between Democrats and Republicans.
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I have been writing about local politics in the North Coastal press for more than 25 years.