Would you support increasing taxes on the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans?

Number of voters: 122


Votes: 67 54.92%


Votes: 55 45.08%

Reader Poll 100615

The National Weather Service and our Dennis McWeather have referred to the predicted El Niño for this fall/winter as a major event. Do you expect heavy rains?

Number of voters: 107


Votes: 90 84.11%


Votes: 17 15.89%

Reader Poll 092515

There is a proposed ballot measure for the 2016 general election aimed at making California the fifth state to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Where do you stand on the issue?

Number of voters: 145

I support legalization

Votes: 95 65.52%

I am opposed to legalization

Votes: 35 24.14%

I am undecided

Votes: 15 10.34%

Reader Poll 091115

If the presidential general election were today, which of these candidates (declared and potential) would you vote for?

Number of voters: 193

Hillary Clinton

Votes: 73 37.82%

Bernie Sanders

Votes: 28 14.51%

Donald Trump

Votes: 22 11.4%

Ben Carson

Votes: 20 10.38%

Carly Fiorina

Votes: 17 8.81%

Joe Biden

Votes: 14 7.25%

None of these/someone else!

Votes: 11 5.7%

Jeb Bush

Votes: 8 4.15%

Reader Poll 090115

Thinking about Labor Day... The minimum wage in California will increase to $10 an hour on Jan 1, 2016. How do you feel about that?

Number of voters: 116

It ought to be higher

Votes: 63 54.31%

That seems to be on the money

Votes: 37 31.9%

It’s too much

Votes: 16 13.79%

Reader Poll 082115

Would you be willing to reduce your life expectancy by 10 years to become extremely attractive, very wealthy, powerful and famous?

Number of voters: 115


Votes: 107 93.04%


Votes: 8 6.96%

Reader Poll 081115

Which of these "religious labels" do you identify with most?

Number of voters: 145

I am Christian

Votes: 35 24.14%

I am Spiritual

Votes: 32 22.07%

I am unaffilliated

Votes: 30 20.69%

I am Catholic

Votes: 19 13.1%

I am Atheist

Votes: 16 11.03%

I am Jewish

Votes: 8 5.52%

I am Buddhist

Votes: 5 3.45%

Reader Poll 073115

Governor Brown has mandated drastic water restrictions. Are you aware of what you need to do to comply?

Number of voters: 103

Yes, and I am doing all I can

Votes: 91 88.35%

Yes, but I have been lax doing them

Votes: 9 8.74%

I am unaware of the restrictions

Votes: 3 2.91%

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