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Reader Input: Seeking answer from McClintock

An open letter to Tom McClintock: I am an 18-year resident of Congressional District 4, and am glad you are finally paying attention to Yosemite. I read the bill you are carrying ...

Reader Input: Data overwhelm climate deniers

Re: “Pulling a fast one on climate change” (Reader Input, May 20): Let me help: Duncan Elledge had trouble finding support for the human activity as a cause for globa ...

Auburn needs home rule

At the very well-run League of Women Voters debate (May 3), Kevin Hanley asked Todd Stenhouse (a self-proclaimed Auburn resident of three weeks) and Hank Gonzalez to sign a pledge ...

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Fighting for Auburn’s future

From now until Election Day on June 5, Auburn residents will have front-row seats in a replay of the David vs. Goliath story. The battle is about Measure A, “The Home Rule for Au ...

Throw them bums out

As the nation’s critical and major issues go unattended we citizens must stand by and watch our duly elected U.S. Senators and Representatives act out like little brats. I for on ...

‘60 Minutes’ showed candid Abramoff

How many of your readers watched the interview with Jack Abramoff, the convicted felon, on “60 Minutes” last night (Nov. 6)? You won’t see investigative reporting or intervie ...

Do our legislators need to be in DC?

For over 200 years, we have sent our representatives to Washington to conduct the business of the people. Why? Because we have always done things that way – by gum! But now I hea ...

Ethical public officials cannot be bribed

All of the condemning of Mr. (Kevin) Ring in the bribing case has me disgusted (Journal, Oct. 16). Does anyone else see what’s wrong with this picture? In most cases like this, ...

Resolve issues under lockdown

We hear a lot about how our country cannot seem to get it together on, for example, health care or education. My bet is that if you locked down a group of the most ultra-conservat ...

America’s rich get still richer

The Placer County Board of Supervisors has approved hiring a lobbyist to go to Washington to try to bring in funds for the county’s budget problems. Why does the county need a l ...