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Reader Input: Writer should feel blessed

Gene Lyons’ column (“Ignoring due process is an injustice to college students,” Another View, Sept. 2) comes straight from the dinosaur section over at Bloviator ...

Reader Input: Bike columnist has agenda

I read the bike column usually just to see what is said. I have two questions of Tom Frady. The first one is, has he ever said anything positive regarding the relationship of cyc ...

Reader Input: West’s column told it like it is

Good for you Diana West! Finally someone who tells it like it is. Hope it’s not too late. And good for you Journal for printing Diana’s column (Aug. 7, “Someday w ...

Reader Input: Column a farrago of falsehoods

I write in dismay at Diana West’s column (“Someday we’ll wonder why we didn’t impeach,” Another View, Journal, Aug. 5). I understand from her C.V. t ...

Reader Input: Column wasn’t worth our time

Tuesday, your Comment section featured an article by a syndicated columnist, Diana West. I guess this means you paid her for that privilege. Who, at your paper, determined that t ...

Reader Input: Chagrined by Rushton column

Re: Susan Rushton’s column, “Pomp and Circumstance,” (Journal, Jan. 20). As Ms. Rushton’s former student and I believe a friend, I was chagrined by this c ...

County workers fund pensions

As a former employee of Placer County who retired “early” after only 37 years of service, I feel obligated to respond to Jim Ruffalo’s Perspectives column of Nov. 22. In hi ...

Media Life: Auburn’s State Theater rolling out classic film series

It turns out this weekend’s showing of “Food, Inc.” is just a sampling of the tasty film fare being cooked up for the State Theater in the coming year. The stately Downtown ...

Kids' fishing derby Saturday at Regional Park

OK, this one’s for the budding little Skeet Reeses out there. The Kids’ Fish Derby takes place Saturday at Regional Park, and while it may not be quite as big as the Bass Maste ...

Phasing out of felt-soled wading boots?

In all of the sports I’ve participated in, felt has probably saved me from more extremely painful — and even potentially fatal — accidents over the years than anything. Felt ...