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Reader Input: Cantilevered wood a problem

Regarding the tragic balcony collapse in Berkeley: Such cantilevered wood balconies will always remain problematic given that they are enclosed to impart a pleasing finish to the a ...

Hink Block a home to business for more than 100 years

The Hink Block has quietly served as one of the main anchors of Auburn businesses since the early 1900s  and yet we seldom think of it as a single major building. Instead we s ...

Reader Input: Animal shelter smacks of the obscene

I want to echo the words of Dan Lucas (“Cancel the extravagant animal shelter,” Reader Input, Dec. 17) and the Rev. Dr. Richard Reich-Kuykendall (“County has its ...

Another View: Feeding the fire monster

A fire monster in and around Yosemite is devouring trees and buildings with unprecedented ferocity. This monster has already consumed 236,000 acres of forest and burned 111 structu ...

Lightning is the greatest danger to anglers

The National Weather Service falls under the purview of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and recently issued a finding that fishermen and boaters are the most &l ...

Ocean salmon season to open Saturday, April 6

The opening of the ocean salmon fishery is something party boats owners and operators up and down the coast look forward to. There’s just not much ocean fishing during the wi ...

There’s more than one way to crab, and season is open

California is home to a variety of crab. The two primary species are red rock and Dungeness. The always-awaited season for Dungeness crab, the largest of all species off the coast ...