dianne feinstein

Another View: Corporations exploit US tax loopholes to the tune of $90 billion each year

Leading up to Tax Day, many small-business owners like us spent hours hovering over our balance sheets, figuring out what we owed. Meanwhile, the accounting departments at multin ...

Reader Input: Beware schemes to take money

If you work, pay your taxes, meet your mortgage and pay your bills, not only does government have nothing for you, in fact, government doesn’t even remotely resemble you! I ...

Another View: Creating healthy forests and communities

A Native American proverb says, “We do not inherit the land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” And yet, our elected federal and state officials have b ...

Reader Input: Leaders’ lies daze writer

Dear Sen. (Dianne) Feinstein: Writing to you is the culmination of my frustration, disappointment and, yes, disbelief in my government. I was raised to believe, and still do, t ...

Reader Input: Obama not her president

I am not to call him a “jackass” or her a “mule” because people are complaining. So, I will call him mister. He is not my president. Since he has been in ...

Reader Input: Blame these two for school killings

If we want to stop these mass killings, it’s time to ask where these massacres occur. Sandy Hook Elementary School, where all firearms are prohibited; Virginia Tech, where ...

Brett Storey named County Employee of the Year for biomass plant leadership

When Brett Storey looks at the brush and overgrowth choking the sides of Sierra trails, he sees a better future. A backpacker, Storey has long enjoyed the outdoors in the mountain ...