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Reader Input: Let the punishment fit the crime

On one hand, I do not want anger to hinder the wonderful feelings of love and connection we all felt at the recent memorial service for Barbara Crowell (“Dutch Flat cyclist d ...

Reader Input: Animal abuse prosecution needs teeth

With the Christmas season upon us, I find that I still cannot shake off the Nov. 17 letter written by Mia Kye in which she related seeing a young boy abusing a dog (“Animal c ...

Reader Input: End secrecy regarding deadly crash

I am writing to further my letter to the Journal regarding the lack of transparency in respect to an accident that happened on April 22, 2013 in the patio of Tio Pepe restaurant (& ...

Reader Input: Prosecute lottery ticket peddler

Gus Thomson’s article regarding an Auburn store selling lottery tickets which fraudulently were altered prior to sale should be an awakening call to the general public (&ldqu ...

Another View: Despite challenges, correctional realignment in Placer County a model of collaboration

Much has been made about the State of California’s efforts to shift the cost and burden of correctional supervision for alleged “low-risk,” or non-violent offenders onto coun ...

Honors for prosecutor in high-profile attempted murder cases

Involved in two high-profile attempted-murder cases over the past year, Placer County Prosecutor of the Year Jeffrey Wilson chose Tuesday to shine the spotlight on what he describe ...

Top officers ask supervisors to go easy on budget cuts to law enforcement, DA's office

Law enforcement’s top officers in Placer County made their plea Tuesday to county supervisors to keep budget cuts in the Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s office t ...