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Protest supported freedom of speech

I normally don’t mind the cartoons, no matter which side of an issue they are on, but I took umbrage at the one in your paper today (Visual Viewpoint, Andy Lukkonen, Aug. 8) ...

Occupy cause lands Newcastle man in Sacramento jail

A Newcastle man’s support for the Occupy Wall Street movement and what it stands for landed him in a Sacramento jail cell this week. Carlos de la Fuente took a stand inside Sacr ...

Stanch the flow of dirty oil

For a week now, activists against the Tar Sands Pipeline have demonstrated their civil disobedience in front of the White House in D.C. (Journal, Aug. 29). As a Democrat, I am keen ...

Rising tide of criticism pushes back state septic hearing

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer   Those worried about a new $325 fee for septic system inspections can breathe easier. Facing an uprising of rural septic system users ...

Foresthill man proposes gas cost idea

Bobby Capps of Foresthill took his fight for lower gasoline prices to an open forum of motorists Monday afternoon on Interstate 80. For more than four hours, Capps, who is 51, st ...

Olympic torch protests are about crimes, not politics

Recently, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom dismissed a strongly worded resolution passed by the city council condemning China’s ongoing human rights abuses and accepting the Olym ...

Auburn man speaks out as Olympic torch visits

Don Tomlinson admits his initial perception of a human rights advocate was not a good one. My first impression when I heard ˜human rights' was here's another radical group looki ...