Nevada City

Reader Input: ACA is here and working

Affordable Care Act: Republican predictions that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) would be a disaster have turned out to baseless as the law is helping millions of Americans get ...

Reader Input: Tea party now rudderless

Five years ago, not many people knew of Ted Cruz or had seen a tricorn hat. Then the tea party burst on the scene, transforming American politics with its Revolutionary War-era gar ...

Nevada City death investigated as homicide

The Nevada City Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man in Nevada City as a possible homicide. Sheriff Keith Royal said the Nevada County Regional Dispatch Cent ...

Reader Input: Don’t sugarcoat deaths by guns

Four dead and 16 injured at Fort Hood, Texas (Journal, April 3). Gunsmiths and the National Rifle Association tell us every time a mass killing happens, that guns don’t kil ...

Reader Input: Call the flag by its right name

Re: “Many are the ways to honor South,” Reader Input, March 6, and “Confederate controversy: Moral fortitude or militant racism?,” (Journal, Feb. 28). Tom ...

Reader Input: Republicans not party of compassion

As millions of Americans sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, let’s not forget about the Republican war on the poor. Some 3.5 million Americans will have less on their plates th ...

Frog, toad forum in Auburn, Nevada City

Proposed new protections by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for mountain yellow-legged frogs and Yosemite toads will be the topics of discussion Wednesday in Auburn and Nevada C ...

Reader Input: Extremists give voice to NRA

Who does the NRA really speak for? The National Rifle Association represents deer hunters, self-defense and Second Amendment devotees. But, in a very direct way, the NRA also rep ...

Reader Input: Party holds the nation hostage

President Obama says his public campaign against Republicans is not producing results. Perk up, Mr. President. Did you see the results of last week’s polls? You’re wi ...

Reader Input: Understand amendment II

How much longer is the media going to let the NRA control the gun debate? Their take on the whole issue is a lie. The Second Amendment does not say a citizen has the right to own ...