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Reader Input: Gov setting up for massive lawsuit

Over 50 years ago, I watched as a water well was drilled at my parents’ home. No one from California state was there or ever contributed one red cent to that resource. I&rsqu ...

Reader Input: Brown too old to govern?

Gov. Jerry Brown says Ted Cruz is not qualified to run for president because he disputes “climate change.” Brown is the same person that said that when the polar caps ...

Reader Input: These are a few of my fave laws

The state of California wants to “wish us a happy new year” by implementing 931 new laws, as if we don’t have enough stupid laws already. Two of my favorites (y ...

Reader Input: Bullet train a pipe dream

“I like trains,” says Gov. Jerry Brown. “I like to get up, walk around and shake hands.” Nice. You can shake hands on rapid transit without blowing $68 bill ...

Reader Input: In elections, choices matter

The State of California wants to “wish us a happy new year” by implementing 931 new laws, as if we don’t have enough stupid laws already. Two of my favorites (y ...

Reader Input: Water before bullet trains

I want to congratulate the Placer County Water Agency for its ability to make sure that water is an affordable commodity for all of us. I got my bill today and I blew a cork. This ...

Another View: Focus on drought, not bullet trains

A bullet train for California? Who in his right mind — since we’re already in the fifth year of a serious drought — would conceive of such a plan?   Accord ...

Placer County’s state lawmakers face budget strife, bullet train questions

Lawmakers are back in Sacramento after a four-month break facing a $13 billion budget shortfall and questions on pension reform, high-speed rail and how to bridge the increasingly ...