Friday, January 30, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Lawyers’ choice speaks volumes

By
From page A16 | May 18, 2014 |

I have known Janene Beronio for a number of years and have found her to be a really good listener, but also someone who hears what is being said. The world is full of talkers — but it seems to me that a person who wants to be a judge should be a good listener first.

You have to not only listen to what people have to tell you, but you have to also hear what it is that they are saying. Janene Beronio has been a Yolo Court commissioner for many years and I am sure she would be a really fine judge if she is elected in June.

One other thing: It’s really hard for voters to evaluate candidates for judge. That’s because it’s not a political office — it’s a judicial office, and it’s hard for folks who aren’t in court to know what it is judges really do and what really goes on in court. That’s why I thought the endorsement of Janene by the Yolo County Bar Association is so significant.

The Yolo Bar is made up of the family law attorneys, juvenile law attorneys, civil lawyers, probate lawyers, deputy district attorneys, deputy public defenders and criminal defense attorneys who practice in the Yolo courts day after day. They see and know, first-hand, what’s going on in the courts.

The County Bar Association held a forum and invited all four candidates for judge to come and speak and answer questions. After the forum, the Bar took a vote of all the members. The result speaks volumes: The Yolo County Bar Association voted for Janene Beronio as the best candidate for judge. But more importantly, it was 78 percent of the Bar that voted for Janene. That means the other three candidates — combined — only got 22 percent of the vote. To me, that speaks volumes.

Lea Rosenberg
Davis

Comments

comments

Letters to the Editor

  • Recent Posts

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this newspaper and receive notifications of new articles by email.

  • .

    News

     
    Suspected Ebola patient being treated at UCD Med Center

    By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A1

    Town hall focuses on Coordinated Care Initiative

    By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

     
    Schools give parents tools to help kids thrive

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1 | Gallery

    Dartmouth bans hard liquor

    By New York Times News Service | From Page: A2

     
    Need a new best friend?

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2 | Gallery

     
    Stanford University to get $50 million to produce vaccines

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

    Two more cases of measles in Northern California in children

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    Walkers head out three times weekly

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3Comments are off for this post

    Free tax preparation service begins Monday

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

     
    Vote for your favorites in Readers’ Choice poll

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    No bare bottoms, thanks to CommuniCare’s Diaper Drive

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3 | Gallery

     
    Storyteller relies on nature as his subject on Saturday

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Still time to purchase tickets for DHS Cabaret

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    All voices welcome at sing-along Wednesday

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Great Chefs Program will feature Mulvaney

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

     
    February science fun set at Explorit

    By Lisa Justice | From Page: A6 | Gallery

     
    Take a photo tour of Cuba at Flyway Nights talk

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A6 | Gallery

    See wigeons, curlews and meadowlarks at city wetlands

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8 | Gallery

     
    .

    Forum

    Time for bed … with Grandma

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

     
    Tom Meyer cartoon

    By Debbie Davis | From Page: A10

     
    A ‘new deal’ for the WPA building

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A10

    Protect root zone to save trees

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

     
    Weigh quality of life, density

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

    Olive expert joins St. James event

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

     
    We’re grateful for bingo proceeds

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

    .

    Sports

    UCD has another tough football schedule in 2015

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

     
    Gould’s influence felt mightily in recent Super Bowls

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

    Mustangs hold off UCD women

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    UCD men set new school D-I era win record

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

    Sports briefs: Watney, Woods start slow at TPC Scottsdale

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

     
    Sharks double up Ducks

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

    Recall that first Aggie TV game, national title?

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B8 | Gallery

     
    .

    Features

    .

    Arts

     
    ‘Song of the Sea’ is an enchanting fable

    By Derrick Bang | From Page: A11 | Gallery

    ‘Artist’s Connection’ launches on DCTV

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11

     
    February show at YoloArts’ Gallery 625 is ‘Food for Thought’

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A12 | Gallery

    Gross’ paintings highlight a slice of Northern California

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A12 | Gallery

     
    .

    Business

    .

    Obituaries

    .

    Comics

    Comics: Friday, January 30, 2015

    By Creator | From Page: A9