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Another View: Politics as usual blocks teacher misconduct reform

Every day, parents entrust to our local schools their most precious possessions – their children. Schools have a sacred responsibility to educate students in a safe learning env ...

US May Day protests planned, may disrupt commutes

SAN FRANCISCO - May Day protests may disrupt the morning commute in major U.S. cities Tuesday as labor, immigration and Occupy activists rally support on the international workers' ...

High-speed rail needed now

Do these issues mean anything right now? Severe highway congestion getting worse each year. Aviation in continuous decline with increased cancellations, delays and bankruptcies. Pe ...

Occupy brain with these

Quoting (Newcastle attorney Carlos) de la Fuente (Journal, Nov. 17), “I really feel there’s something going terribly wrong in our country.” Gosh, ya think? How about our new ...

Streetscape ups appearance

Re: “Streetscape phase 2,” (Journal, Oct. 14): I think all of this remodeling in the city is good. I have lived in the city for almost seven years and I never thought that this ...

Savvy shopper opens Blue Moon Apparel

Diane Stanbury was a buyer in the retail clothing business for more than 30 years. Now she is putting that expertise to use as the owner of Blue Moon Apparel. She opened her first ...

Placer senior traveled long way in just two short years

As Chi Soo Song laughs and smiles with his friends in class, it’s unthinkable to fathom that just over two years ago there was no trace of the graduating senior at Placer High Sc ...

Give thanks to unsung heroes

This week, May 16 to 22, is EMS Week, a time to recognize the unsung heroes who come to our aid when we dial 911 in a crisis. Residents of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Y ...

Let experts regulate wildlife

Regarding your article “No hunt in park,” of Monday, Feb. 1, we have yet another example of untrained people trying to hijack the job of the California Dept. of Fish and Game. ...

Behind the Scenes: City, police, fire at a contentious standstill

Marching through the notebook while wondering why every protest by students and faculty always happens during school hours. You’d think with all of the holidays the educational c ...