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For Placer vets, an exception to the rule

In many colleges in the United States, veterans face an uphill battle when it comes to not only readjusting to civilian life, but getting the educational benefits they earned throu ...

SFL boys basketball preview: Area teams dominated 2014-15 preseason

If a lot of prep sports followers thought the Sierra Foothill League was tough from top to bottom this past football season, they should hold on to their hats during boys basketbal ...

SFL girls basketball preview: Oak Ridge, DO, Folsom girls look like SFL favorites

Two years removed from having their longtime stranglehold of the Sierra Foothill League girls basketball championship trophy slip from their grasp, the Del Oro Golden Eagles look p ...

Reader Input: Protected trees in fact aren’t

Think mature oaks are protected in Rocklin? Forget it. Even though Rocklin’s Oak Tree Preservation Guidelines classify oaks as “protected” trees, they’re ...

Reader Input: Is there any job placement help?

Is there a program or agency that provides training and/or job placement opportunities? It appears that people trying to get back into the work force have trouble obtaining emplo ...

Reader Input: Who represents the taxpayers?

Can someone please explain why, when a city or state is in a financial shortfall, we, the taxpayers, continue to pay ridiculously overpriced pensions and medical coverage to city a ...

Reader Input: Save DeWitt Theater

I want to comment on the article to save DeWitt Theater (“DeWitt Theater in the arena: thumbs up or down?”, Another View, Nov. 9). I have been involved with the theater ...

Reader Input: Racism figures in equation

With regard to the letter from Gary Miller (“Obama has done many good things,” Nov. 9), he is so correct. I am baffled by those who hate President Obama when he has don ...

Reader Input: Extremists keep US dependent

I recently read a news article about how gas prices are at the lowest levels in almost four years. The news story talked about how the United States is becoming a major energy prod ...

Reader Input: Congress should help the children

Sept. 30 came and went with little notice. For many, it’s just another day on the calendar. For me and other child hunger advocates around the country, it’s an importan ...