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Reader Input: NorCal lacks sufficient voice

Of concern to all of us are the issues of political representation and taxation. It is a fact that Los Angeles County has 10 times the number of representatives in Sacramento than ...

Another View: Falling gas prices mask hidden tax

So why is it that while other states are now enjoying gas prices of less than $2 per gallon, California is still paying higher prices? Due to high taxes and costly regulations, o ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 31, 1964

Placer designated as disaster area Gov. Edmund G. Brown yesterday designated Placer County a disaster area – and President Johnson was considering a similar move at the Fed ...

Gun sales jump locally

Impending state legislation and civil discord on the national level has equated to an uptick in firearms sales for area shops, shop owners say. Among other factors, a new state la ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 19 and 26, 1964

Thieves believe in signs – even the big ones Disappearance of the 500 pound slab of redwood that has served as the signboard at the entrance to Squaw Valley State Park sinc ...

The doctor is (back) in

When Dr. Bill Kirby reluctantly retired from his urology practice more than a year ago, he had no intention of ever reopening; in fact, he even tried to sell his office on Professi ...

Another View: There weren’t many celebrities in Kankakee, Ill.

I never thought of myself as a country bumpkin while living in Illinois in a town of 30,000 people, a bucolic settlement surrounded by corn and soybean fields. One of our favorit ...

Reader Input: Seniors deprived of basic comfort

As a senior (75) I’m very concerned about an increase every month on my utility bills (water, sewer, gas and electric) and something not talked about is what we will be oblig ...

Reader Input: McClintock has mastered issues

I felt like throwing in the white towel during Tuesday morning’s debate between Congressman Tom McClintock and challenger Art Moore. McClintock’s mastery of the issues ...

Reader Input: Higher oil taxes will only hurt

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that higher oil taxes translate to higher costs for consumers, especially in the form of higher gas prices. We’ll also pay more f ...