New Zealand

Another View: TV news goes dark when it comes to free trade agreement coverage

Ever hear of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Don’t worry if you haven’t because hardly anyone in the United States has. At a recent talk about the news media that I ga ...

Another View: Freedom and the Internet emerge victorious

Long ago, Jefferson warned, “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground.” The exceptions to that rule have been few and far between r ...

Public school funding lacks sense

Foresthill teacher Dianne Foster posed a very pertinent question about school funding (Reader Input, Dec. 29, 2010): Why isn’t public education money getting to the classroom? O ...

Earth lurches to the right

A recent news flash from New Zealand reads: “Earth’s surface ‘lurches 11 feet to the right’ as New Zealand earthquake rips new fault line.” To all my liberal friends, th ...

O’Connor captures sixth at Junior World Championships

Caty O’Connor may not have lived up to her own lofty expectations, but the Placer High graduate certainly caught the attention of the snowboarding world with her performance last ...

Where’s the common sense?

When will county officials responsible for school budgets smarten up? Laying off teachers, support staff and cutting educational programs for students is not the way to solve the b ...