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San Diego honors Cool resident who founded Women Artists of the West

COOL – At first, they thought Gloria Bilotta was dead. As it turned out, the founding member and first president of Women Artists of the West was very much alive and living ...

Reader Input: Oil shipments may despoil our region

I have a comment or two regarding the front-page article in the Auburn Journal (“Region on track for more crude-oil rail traffic,” April 3). The article states that U ...

Another View: TV news goes dark when it comes to free trade agreement coverage

Ever hear of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Don’t worry if you haven’t because hardly anyone in the United States has. At a recent talk about the news media that I ga ...

Reader Input: How do birthers view Ted Cruz?

In a discussion with some friends of mine who were visiting from New York, the name Ted Cruz came up. My friend is a devout Republican and seems to admire Sen. Cruz and what he sta ...

Reader Input: Americans pay more, get less

Most discussion about health care misses a key point: Health care is more costly in the U.S. than in any other industrialized nation, costing us 18 percent of our GDP. Japan (healt ...

Local athlete builds his future on ice

Sticking to the sport of ice hockey over the years has landed semi-professional athlete Steve Owre of Rocklin an opportunity to turn his childhood dream of becoming a professional ...

Waterfowl season quickly approaching, nice weather and all

Despite summer-like daytime temperatures and with hardly a cloud in sight, many hunters are eagerly awaiting the opening bell for the state’s waterfowl season.It doesn’ ...

Another View: Canada/Obamacare: What’s in store for California?

The clock is ticking toward the full implementation of Obamacare in 2014. Yet Californians still have many questions about what it will mean for their healthcare. There are many u ...

New gun laws benefit tyrants

Our liberal legislature and attorney general should weigh cost versus effectiveness of firearms laws that might cross the line of “reasonable” limitations versus outright infr ...

Mountain bikers belong on road

I just read Gus Thomson’s piece in the Auburn Journal (March 11) about the railroad people leveling the illegal mountain biker track on its property. While I strongly support the ...