Journalism should provide vital roles within a community, fundamental for achieving adequate and accurate, well-balanced and fair understanding of the various issues, events and conceptions which comprise community identity and evolution. It is thus an art of key importance for best developing community character and destiny, its competent practice serving as credible venue for local news, opinion and discourse.
Yolo Sun operates as an effort to fulfill this vision of the crucial value of good journalism within Yolo County in general and Woodland, its County Seat, in particular.
(- In interest of fair political disclosure: Yolo Sun is operated by Bobby Harris, a candidate for Woodland City Council, District Two, at the General Election on November 8, 2016. -)
“People wish to become settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them.”
“A new degree of culture would instantly revolutionize the entire system of human pursuits.”
___ Ralph Waldo Emerson (from his essay, “Circles”)
“Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey,
Where wealth accumulates, and men decay.”
___ Oliver Goldsmith (from his poem, “The Deserted Village”)
“Over the expanse of five continents throughout the coming years an endless struggle is going to be pursued between violence and friendly persuasion, a struggle in which, granted, the former has a thousand times the chances of success than that of the latter. But I have always held that, if he who bases his hopes on human nature is a fool, he who gives up in the face of circumstances is a coward. And henceforth, the only honorable course will be to stake everything on a formidable gamble: that words are more powerful than munitions.
___ Albert Camus (from his essay, “Neither Victims Nor Executioners”)
“Ethos anthropou daimon.”
(A man’s character is his fate.)
___ Heraclitus (circa 500 B.C.)