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Message from the publisher

Why your support is needed, at this pivotal moment, to sustain local journalism

by Bill Johnson

These are frightening and disorienting times, and on behalf of our organization I wish you and your families the strength we all need to get through the weeks and months ahead. I'm afraid the impacts will be profound, but am equally confident that we will pull together to get through it.

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Posted by love the voice
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Mar 21, 2020 at 12:49 pm

Well, there goes my alternative supply for toilet paper

Posted by Ron
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Mar 21, 2020 at 6:39 pm

Thank you MV Voice for keeping us on top of local news during this unprecedented experience. You guys make an important contribution to our community. I am a long time reader and just subscribed, best wishes.

Posted by Gary
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Mar 21, 2020 at 9:44 pm

I just watched on cable tv an old episode of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour - shortly after the November 1968 election to the Presidency of one Richard M. Nixon. The Smothers brothers sang a song about the threatened extinction of newspapers with the new dominance of network television. And they joked about President-elect Nixon who would prove to be a lying despot. The Nixon regime ran the Smothers Brothers off the air by June of 1969. 50,000 Americans died in Vietnam: hundreds of thousands were seriously injured. Nixon and his accomplices lied about the war year after year before finally declaring victory and fleeing from the neighborhood. Many newspapers hung in. Nixon eventually was forced to resign - but not until well into his second term. Thanks goodness we learned to not elect a lying despot and to continue to support and consult newspapers.

Posted by Ellen Wheeler
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Mar 22, 2020 at 12:51 am

Thank you for your continual high quality coverage of our community. We are very fortunate to have you. I am a longtime subscriber and believe subscribing is good for us and good for me.

Posted by Trump fired the national pandemic team
a resident of another community
on Mar 22, 2020 at 9:34 am

Gary - ouch.

Well written, sir. Have you read: "Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers" by David Bianculli (you'll know his distinctive voice from NPR.)

Posted by ZDQ
a resident of another community
on Mar 23, 2020 at 9:45 pm

Hello from Sunnyvale,
I'd like to subscribe to MV Voice right away for 12 months. Will someone remove the auto renewal clause and instead keep it optional for a customer to decide to renew at the end of their billing cycle.
Best for all your hard working crew in Editorial, Sales and Circulation!

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