energy

Reader Input: Extremists keep US dependent

I recently read a news article about how gas prices are at the lowest levels in almost four years. The news story talked about how the United States is becoming a major energy prod ...

Reader Input: Seek energy independence

Energy independence for California is a smart move because it helps us move away from relying on foreign countries, like Russia and Saudi Arabia, for our oil imports. Currently, Ca ...

Another View: Environment: The best shade is light green

It’s hard for me to understand why people keep taking difficult, complicated issues and defining them in black-and-white terms. Let’s take the issue of “global wa ...

Reader Input: Fracking risky but necessary

Last week’s hour and 40 minute forum on fracking (Union of Concerned Scientists) was truly informative. No matter what you or I think, fracking is the elephant in the basemen ...

Returning veterans find support with California Conservation Corps, Sierra College energy tech course

AUBURN CA - Out of the military after serving as medics, ammunition specialists and security forces, a small group of returning troops has found support and training in a new Sierr ...