Herb Tanimoto

Reader input: Oil not the answer for energy future

    I am thankful again to Mr. Les Polette (Reader input, Jan 29)  for opening this dialogue about our energy policy. This is an important issue now that the Re ...

Reader Input: Pulling a fast one on climate change

I, too, welcome good, open talk re: climate change, but good reliable information is just as, if not more important. Mr. (Herb) Tanimoto (“Good global warming talk,” Re ...

Reader input: Good global warming talk

I welcome Mr. Polette (Auburn Journal, May 11, Reader Input) Mr. Sisson (Auburn Journal, May 15, Reader Input) and Mr. Bryan’s (May 14, Reader Input) discussion about global ...

Reader Input: Consequence of inaction huge

I want to respond to Les Polette’s latest submission about global warming point by point (“Climate change panel lies to us,” Reader Input, April 10). First, the ...

Reader Input: Global warming a genuine threat

Winter is cold, therefore global warming cannot be happening, right? Rush Limbaugh and his cohorts on conservative Republican media are blasting the airwaves with “Global War ...

Media Life: Gold Hill history awash with samurai, silkworms

  GOLD HILL – Just a couple of meandering miles along Cold Springs Road from Coloma sits one of those Gold Country treasures that reminds visitors just how historically ...

Reader input: Voyager enters interstellar space

A small bit of news amid all the gunfire violence, chemical weapons and government shutdown threats, was a report from Cal Tech/JPL that the Voyager I spacecraft had left our solar ...

Coloma’s ‘visitors from space’ to be revisited

  A meteorite-chasing scientist is returning to Coloma a year after a meteor-fragment shower sparked a rush for the dusty black nuggets around the site of Sutter’s Mill ...

Curiosity mission well worth the cost

As a citizen interested in the world and universe in which I live, I must take on Sally Dawley’s comical comments (“Will Martians continue their lifestyle?,” Read ...

"Obamacare" gets rid of freeloaders

It amazes me that some of the people bashing “Obamacare” are also some of the ones who do not have health insurance. They have the mentality that no one has the right t ...

Much accomplished, more needs doing

I agree with Don Greer (Reader Input, Dec. 21) that President Obama’s birthplace is a non-issue that deserves no mention on these pages. But I ask Don why 44 percent of Republica ...

Barack Obama never properly vetted

Re: “Birthers on the wrong track,” Herb Tanimoto (Reader Input, Dec. 13): Herb’s understanding of political rhetoric is to use the word “hate” as much as he can because h ...

Birthers on wrong track

I can understand political rhetoric, but the hate that I read in these pages against our president defies all logic and understanding. Perhaps the 24/7 hate coming from Fox News a ...

He’ll take Uncle Sam, thank you

As one who loves the visual and auditory beauty of finely crafted wooden guitars, I must respond to John Nightingale’s use of current federal and international laws regarding rar ...

Elvis spotted in Rocklin

I am sick and tired of this “birther” issue about President Obama coming up time and again. To Bob Velon (Reader Input, Aug. 16) and John Dummett, Jr. (Reader Input, Aug. 12), ...