Betty Cruz

Elected officials need pay cut

So wrong. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, is so happy his bill AB 2313 passed. Where is the money going to come from to register pot products that will be overseen by a n ...

Run rail tracks down Interstate

I have mixed feelings on the high-speed rail system. I wonder why the tracks can’t be run down the middle of Interstate 5. Wouldn’t this either slow down or eliminate the emine ...

Arizona law a step forward

I am in total agreement with Betty Cruz in regards that California should back Arizona’s new immigrant law (Reader Input, May 14). It was just reported that more than 5,600 ille ...

Don’t build the Auburn dam

(RE: “Build the Auburn dam,” Betty Cruz, Reader Input, Journal, Aug. 9) I personally will never understand why people want the Auburn dam. I do know that there are two sides t ...

Losing COLA, finding lantern

I read on Sunday that the seniors will not be getting a cost of living adjustment (COLA) at least for the next three years. Because of the economy they say. Well my goodness, I’ ...

People on fixed incomes can’t pay higher taxes

Ron Lowe seems to have a few screws loose (Your Views, March 8). How can he blame the late budget on the Republicans? I guess he and all his friends are on the wealthy side; he m ...

Oil companies stealing our money to line their pockets

How stupid do these politicians think we are? Ms. (Hillary) Clinton said when she becomes president she will place a tax levy on the big oil companies and they will not take it out ...

Unused gift cards could help less fortunate

After the holidays, a report on television said that many thousands of dollars are never spent in the form of gift cards. I was thinking if you can't afford to write out a check ...