Giants win World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of orange and black-clad San Francisco Giants fans hugged and high-fived Monday night as the club won its first World Series championship since mo ...

Are Brown, Whitman paying too high a price in going negative?

Gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown were delivering their final pitch to voters Monday. But with the sheer volume of junk mail, negative TV and radio ads, and rob ...

Help Leydon achieve more

In these troubling times it is imperative that public education be the best it can be for it is the backbone of this nation’s future. One such person to fulfill this role is Mich ...

Vote in support of local children

I am writing in support of Measure L, and in support of our children, our community and our property values. There is no doubt that there is room for improvement within the publi ...

ARD mustn’t lose Holbrook

I typically try to avoid involving myself with local politics, but when I see such a concentrated effort to dishonor such a wonderful person as Scott Holbrook, it is difficult to r ...

Kindly do not vote me to the board

Dear Foresthill community, parents and students: My name is Karen Everett. Over the summer, I was an unemployed teacher. When I took the job at the charter school, I was told th ...

Jim Ruffalo: Gaines’ shot at two offices could cost us

Wringing out the notebook while professing gratitude over the abundance of the recent rainfall. My parched lawn needed it. One thing that — at least in my humble opinion — cou ...

Politicians short on honesty

Ron Schwab, right on (Reader Input, Oct. 18)! Since I’m past 89 in age, I too, should have lots of wisdom. Not sure about that, but I do know I lived through Pat Brown’s and ...

Vote Morebeck to helm N.I.D.

I am writing this letter in support of Will Morebeck for Nevada Irrigation District IV director. For 20 years he was the operations director of our company. His honesty, work eth ...

Gordy explains in a nutshell

I’m trying to un-elect two of my colleagues on the Auburn Recreation District board who vote against any health initiative that goes counter to the life path that has taken the ...