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Old Town and Downtown Auburn notch up notably successful year

The Old Town and Downtown Auburn Business Associations have announced their budgets and upcoming plans for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which include the addition of some new local att ...

Reader Input: ACA crippling many; time for it to go

Like many of their political heroes, many liberals would like us to simply stop talking about the issues that make their party’s policies look putrid. But so long as these po ...

Sex-selection abortion bill fails

So who is waging war on women now? A bill (Assembly Bill 2336) that should have had unanimous support to prevent babies from being aborted simply because of their sex failed to pas ...

Another View: When voting, take time to do it right

Some people don’t vote, either because they think their vote doesn’t matter or they don’t feel they have enough information to make good choices. Swamped by TV ad ...

Reader Input: State should step up to desalination

Facing the worsening drought here in California, this born-and-bred Californian remembers back in junior high school, asking my teacher why we do not have salt removal plants simil ...

Reader Input: Rep. McClintock: Negotiate for us

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock’s mailer today says he’ll be “fighting for us in Congress.” I prefer a leader who’ll be negotiating for us in Congress.   ...

Reader Input: Can volcanos undo efforts?

To all the people who live in this world of ours: I am sorry I cannot verify the source, although I believe it was an article on (National) Public Radio 90.9 FM. This is what I rem ...

Reader Input: Don’t let the few ruin lake access

Open access to Folsom Lake from Rattlesnake Bar! The other day, I paid $12 to a take my kayak to Folsom Lake from Rattlesnake Bar and was dismayed to see all the access points gate ...

Reader Input: Employ carbon monoxide

With all the discussion on capital punishment and how inhumane it is, why not place the criminal into a chamber and pump carbon monoxide into it? Carbon monoxide is a colorless, ...

Reader Input: Saturday offers chance to help hungry

Saturday marks the 22nd anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving – the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carrier ...