David Briceno

Reader Input: Sometimes just one vote matters

By one vote in 1645, Oliver Cromwell gained control of England and became ruler. In 1649, one vote caused Charles I of England to be executed. In 1776, one vote made English, not ...

Reader Input: Devil able to sow discord with ease

A guy named Joe walks into a friendly family-type restaurant. It was a warm hangout where the prices were decent, the waitresses knew and liked their regulars and the food was deli ...

Reader Input: How I passed Nigerian scams 101

It sounded too good to be true. There existed a vast sum of money waiting for me. All that was required was to send money to the sender of the email in only one installment in or ...

Reader Input: Realignment has many repercussions

The parole office in Marysville had to close last year. The parole office in Placerville permanently closed, too. Their shutdowns mostly shifted many of their parolees to Auburn&rs ...

Reader Input: Treat suicidal signs very seriously

With all the carnage nowadays it was wise that the Auburn Police Department took precautions by having Placer High locked down Monday morning due to a suicidal man in the vicinity ...

Reader input: Government’s knowledge is powerful

When it comes to national security, it’s doubtful most Americans support being spied on in violation of the Fourth Amendment. Nowadays, government has the ability to record y ...

Pass Proposition 29, help save lives

Proposition 29, the Tobacco Tax for Cancer Research Act, which is basically a sin tax, imposes a tax of $1 on a pack of cigarettes. California?s current existing cigarette tax is 8 ...

Limbaugh is of little concern

So what if Rush (Limbaugh) called a woman a slut? It’s a non-issue. America has more serious, intractable problems that need attention. Nowadays, America is fast becoming a land ...