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Reader Input: Calls to Gaineses never returned

I have recently had a bad experience with two elected officials who are supposed to be representing me. Recently I called the office of my Assembly member, Beth Gaines, offering ...

Reader Input: Cantor ouster shows GOP’s true colors

Amazing! We have one far-right tea party demagogue defeating an established, but deeply flawed political hack in Virginia by claiming that Mr. Eric Cantor is “not conservativ ...

Reader Input: Cantor ouster shows GOP’s true colors

Amazing! We have one far-right tea party demagogue defeating an established, but deeply flawed political hack in Virginia by claiming that Mr. Eric Cantor is “not conservativ ...

Another View: Humanity trumps ideology every time

I have a neighbor who loves to talk politics with me. He is a die-hard Republican and listens to Rush Limbaugh daily; he’s a Fox News devotee. I, on the other hand, am a re ...

Another View: McClintock-Moore could be a slugfest

For incumbent Tom McClintock, the 2014 election cycle likely will not be the cakewalk he originally anticipated in District 4 … especially if Democrats get off their butts a ...

Reader Input: The fault is with Dems, not the GOP

In reference to Ron Lowe’s discourses (“GOP became ‘party of no’,” Reader Input, May 20): As of 2006, the Democrats took over the Senate and Congress. ...

Reader Input: Did we forget the meltdown?

Have Americans become deaf, dumb and blind or have they been brainwashed by Republican and tea party lies over the past six years? A nationwide USA Today/Pew Research Center Poll ...

Reader Input: Vital to vote in June primary

By now everyone who is registered to vote in Placer County has received their ballots. In my work as a volunteer (registering people to vote), I’ve come across people who sti ...

Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

Another View: Unity, persuasion are the keys to success for GOP

When I was first elected to the San Juan Capistrano City Council, I thought that all I had to do at council meetings was to complain about everything that was wrong with the city a ...