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Another View: Fix financial problems first, then find fault

There is a term recently used in a well-written column in the Journal (“Steering Auburn toward 2020,” June 4, by Kevin Hanley) that should strike fear in the hearts of ...

Cave Valley near Auburn drawing climbers 7 days a week

COOL — Now open seven days a week, the Cave Valley Climbing area in the Auburn State Recreation Area is finding its niche among climbers. On Memorial Day, climbers who had w ...

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: Pulling a fast one on climate change

I, too, welcome good, open talk re: climate change, but good reliable information is just as, if not more important. Mr. (Herb) Tanimoto (“Good global warming talk,” Re ...

Another View: Environment: The best shade is light green

It’s hard for me to understand why people keep taking difficult, complicated issues and defining them in black-and-white terms. Let’s take the issue of “global wa ...

Another View: Both parties must avoid partisanship on Benghazi, IRS

Are Benghazi and the IRS’ actions against conservative groups scandals for the Obama Administration or just a way for the Republicans to beat up on the president and Hillary ...

Another View: Do your research, then get out and vote

In a recent letter to the editor, a person wrote “wake up and put new politicians in office who want to work for the people and our United States.” I could not agree mo ...

Another View: Making a list, taking pot shots where needed

A significant incident of collateral damage from the war on Iraq was the ruination of the reputation of the man that I always hoped would be our first African-American president, C ...

Reader Input: Consequence of inaction huge

I want to respond to Les Polette’s latest submission about global warming point by point (“Climate change panel lies to us,” Reader Input, April 10). First, the ...

One size doesn’t always fit all

I was particularly disturbed by one online comment on my column thanking Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York for supporting charter schools in his state. One post from a regular critic o ...