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Reader Input: Anti-vaxxers as Neanderthals

Will a vocal, misinformed anti-science minority win the day in the latest vaccination controversy, or, will the health and common sense of 320 million Americans prevail? History an ...

Reader Input: Republicans not responsible

The Republicans have framed the political debate for the last six years with their lies and misinformation. It’s time for those who know the truth and have been sitting on th ...

Another View: Mentally ill enter our courts at alarming rate

On Jan. 10, 2001 in Nevada City, a mentally ill man arrived at the Nevada County Behavioral Health Department and told Laura Wilcox, who was working as a volunteer receptionist, th ...

Grass Valley sanctuary mission goes beyond rescue

“She just doesn’t know what kindness is yet,” said a passing volunteer when asked by a visitor why one of the new arrivals, a large, pink pig, looked so sad. The ...

New report sheds light on Placer, Nevada County homeless laws

A new study is shedding new light on 58 cities in California and how they have enacted laws that impact the homeless. According to the Western Regional Advocacy Project’s &l ...

Reader Input: GOP rigged election system

To the editors and columnists: David Brooks, Paul Krugman, Gail Collins, Eugene Robinson, E.J. Dionne, etc.: Republicans have been overly successful with their gerrymandering sch ...

Reader Input: Why’d we give control to GOP?

Polls have shown for the last few years that 60-70 percent of Americans are unhappy with the direction the country is headed. That being the case, why on earth did American voter ...

Reader Input: For much, writer is thankful

Lord, let us be thankful on this joyous occasion that we have two more months before the tea party Republicans take over control of the United States Congress. Let’s be hop ...

Reader Input: ‘Star Wars’ title a bad omen?

Here we go again. “The Party of Blame,” also known as “Big Losers Always Make Excuses,” is at it again. Not many Democrats will admit any degree of loss o ...

Reader Input: Does anyone have a memory?

Columns and editorials said voters voted the way they did because they were discontented with Obama. What? Are voters discontented with President Obama because he got them throug ...