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Reader Input: Stats needed to enforce laws

People are not aware that the speed limits in their community are not being enforced, due to the county traffic engineer’s failure to properly maintain existing speed surveys ...

Reader Input: ACA passed with payoffs, paybacks

I was talking to Kelly, my auto insurance agent. She explained that the premium I was paying for my auto insurance was based on my age and my driving record. If I was a young man w ...

New law puts Auburn’s Foresthill Bridge suicide prevention in focus

  Foresthill Bridge, in its own tragic way, has helped to pass a state law. The new law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week and ready to go into effect Jan. 1, requires co ...

Are you simply above it all?

After years of talking with my friend, a non-driver who walks in the Auburn area, we have come to the conclusion that many drivers also suffer from the illusion of being entitled a ...

Foreigners take our money

Why? Why should we be required to give taxpayer money to illegals to go to school in California? Why doesn’t Mexico take care of their own people? Why doesn’t Japan give us hel ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...

Put money toward building

Regarding the ADA laws: Instead of paying to settle with attorney Scott Johnson or paying to fight him, why don’t the building owners simply pay to make the necessary changes to ...

Do you do the 'cop drop?'

The California law that prohibits the use of handheld cell phones by all motorists went into effect two years ago, but statistics indicate that far too many motorists still aren’ ...

Reader: What if I were illegal?

Last Friday, I was driving down North Sunrise Boulevard near Cirby and was stopped by a Roseville police officer for speeding. The kind officer walked over to my car and asked for ...

Paul Chamberlain, last in family’s 122-year line of Auburn lawyers, dead at 87

Paul Chamberlain, last in the line of a family of lawyers practicing in Auburn since 1888, has died at 87. Chamberlain, a lifelong Auburn resident who had practiced law in the cit ...