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Law enforcement watches for cell phones on the road
Tuesday Mar 05 2013
If it doesn’t cost you life and limb, choosing to use a cell phone behind the wheel this week is more likely than ever to cost you a ticket. The Placer County Sherif ...
Police should follow rules
Tuesday Sep 06 2011
Don’t do as we do but do as we say! I was so surprised to see an Auburn Police officer talking on a cell phone while driving an Auburn patrol car last week. They must have specia ...
Wednesday Feb 02 2011
Here’s a couple of simple suggestions on the proposed monopine (Journal, Feb. 2): 1. Plant a real tree and save money. 2. Communicate face-to-face rather than using a cell phon ...
Give cell tower positive reception
Tuesday Jan 18 2011
I have been noting the discussion in the Journal concerning the proposed cell phone tower and had to toss in my two cents’ worth (Journal, Jan. 18). I am an AT&T customer — ha ...
Let enforcers be the example
Wednesday Jul 28 2010
We as a nation are in times of crisis on several levels. This is obviously not a good thing. We are asked to act locally for a statewide or national result. Let’s start with o ...
Do you do the 'cop drop?'
Tuesday Jul 20 2010
The California law that prohibits the use of handheld cell phones by all motorists went into effect two years ago, but statistics indicate that far too many motorists still aren’ ...
Put granola bar on speed dial
Wednesday May 19 2010
Warning Auburnites! As I was driving down Highway 49 yesterday, eating a granola bar, I was pulled over and given a ticket for talking on my cell phone. I explained to the office ...
Cell phone policy should apply to cops, too
Friday Feb 20 2009
I just want to first say that I disagree with this ridiculous law of not using your cell phone without an ear piece. It’s not the talking on the phone while driving that makes yo ...
Straight Talk: Abstinence-only not best way to prevent teen cell use
Friday Aug 01 2008
Dear Straight Talk: I was shocked at your advice to “Jason’s mom” (June 18) whose 17-year-old son informed her he was going to text and drive after the California cell phone ...
Who you going to call?
Thursday Jul 03 2008
Russell Whitney was just leaving his mom’s apartment in Auburn after feeding her cat when he noticed something that made him stop and reach for his cell phone. Smoke was beginn ...
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