Death Penalty

Reader Input: Our death penalty costs way too much

(Placer County District Attorney) R. Scott Owens and (Sacramento County District Attorney) Jan Scully recently announced that they will be seeking the death penalty for Marcelo Mar ...

Reader input: Can’t feel sorry for killers

I agree with some of Ms. (Sally Palmer) Dawley’s comments (“Perhaps we could bring back guillotine,” Reader Input, May 8). I don’t believe in torture and do ...

Reader Input: Death verdicts flush dollars away

The editorial reprinted from the San Jose Mercury News (“Night Stalker meets death but not penalty,” Other Views, June 14) showed the terrible damage to crime victim fa ...

Placer DA seeks death penalty in Loomis triple-slaying

  The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is now seeking the death penalty against triple-murder suspect Jeremy Baker. Baker, 33, has been jailed since May 2011 o ...

Reader Input: Imbalanced brainwashing at college

To the trustees of Sierra College and President (William H.) Duncan re: Thursday, March 21 panel/discussion on the death penalty on campus. The March 22 Auburn Journal published ...

Panel tells Sierra College students about state’s death penalty flaws

  Hundreds of Sierra College students packed the Dietrich Theatre in Rocklin to capacity Thursday to listen to a panel discussion from legal experts on California’s dea ...