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Time to legislate online privacy

What many readers (“Facebook is public forum,” Reader Input, July 5) seem to have missed in the Facebook debate is that employers are not asking to look at candidates&r ...

Calling out McClintock

Hey, Mister Sen. Tom McClintock. Why don?t you make this election exciting and go into a debate with Jack Uppal? What?s wrong? Clint Curtis took too much out of you or is that the ...

Veterans honor departed comrades

The Auburn Area Honor Guard?s first military honors funeral was conducted at the New Auburn Cemetery in November 2001, according to Terry Crouson, commander of the Auburn Area Hono ...

Measure B ?toon misleads

Andy Lukkonen’s editorial cartoon from the June 20 edition implies that the community objecting to the 300 percent Measure B tax increase imposed on the homeowners of the New ...

Consolidate our fire protection

I believe that we have a fire protection crisis in Placer County. My conclusion is based on the fact that every measure relating to fire protection funding in Placer County was def ...

Shoppers need added choices

Thank you, Elyse Barrel, for your comment about Wal-Mart (“Must shop at Wal-Mart,” Reader Input, June 12). I throughly support Wal-Mart, Costco, Trader Joe’s and ...

Winery centers are a disaster recipe

Wineries claimed, ?We are farmers, we have a right to farm,? (even though they can sell 240,000 bottles of imported wine without growing a single grape of their own) and with the h ...

Reasons to doubt diet

Re: Paleo diets (Journal, June 13).Let’s see. The highlights of the Paleolithic age were: no home, no light, no heat, no transportation, no cold storage, no medical care, mas ...

Humane Society is accountable

Your recent diatribe against the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills (HSSF) (“Humane Society’s power needs to be in check,” Our View, June 10) over the issue o ...

Reasons to doubt diet

Re: Paleo diets (Journal, June 13).Let’s see. The highlights of the Paleolithic age were: no home, no light, no heat, no transportation, no cold storage, no medical care, mas ...