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Reader Input: Did we forget the meltdown?

Have Americans become deaf, dumb and blind or have they been brainwashed by Republican and tea party lies over the past six years? A nationwide USA Today/Pew Research Center Poll ...

Reader Input: Vital to vote in June primary

By now everyone who is registered to vote in Placer County has received their ballots. In my work as a volunteer (registering people to vote), I’ve come across people who sti ...

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 ...

Another View: Milk bill struck wrong balance

I did not come to Sacramento to tell people what to do. California has too many costly regulations — especially on small businesses – and streamlining the bureaucracy ...

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 ...

Reader Input: Opposition just based on fear

Byron York’s editorial piece tries (unsuccessfully) to put down the Affordable Care Act (“Ammunition for anti-Obamacare ads is plentiful, if GOP knows where to look,&rd ...

Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 12 and 19, 1964

Trustees ban book on parents’ demand More than 20 men and women, most of them parents of students at Placer High School, figuratively and almost literally threw a book at t ...

Another View: Obama’s orders go beyond mere numbers

Those of you who’ve read my first columns know that I have been equally critical of extreme policy and ridiculous talking points from both sides. Although I have been willing ...

Another View: Republican executive order attack doesn’t hold water

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman said he had good reason for walking out on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last week. But his reasoning is so flawed that one has ...