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Reader Input: Seniors deserve thoughtful plan

When I first heard about Costco taking our senior center, I was not especially concerned. I thought “they” will find a place for us. Then I realized, and asked myself, ...

Reader Input: Homeless guy with the cans hasn’t got it so bad

On Nov. 29, 2013, I read Sandy’s (Ferguson) thing she wrote in the Journal (“Take time to understand homeless,” Reader Input). I had to laugh at her comment. Th ...

Reader Input: Teach children about diversity, respect

AB 1266 was passed to protect children and youth who are getting bullied, harassed, or discriminated against because they identify somewhere on the transgender spectrum, i.e. their ...

Reader Input: ‘Gender identity’ bill ill-considered

Recently a young woman came to my door and asked me to sign a petition to overturn Assembly Bill 1266. I had heard about this bill but did not realize that it had been signed int ...

Grief support group helps widowed to regain full lives

Joan Baker’s death was sudden, unexpected and left her husband, Bruce, in a state of shock. The two were expecting to celebrate 50 years of marriage in a year. Instead, Baker fo ...

Planning Commission says ‘yes’ to North Auburn Wal-Mart-Costco-type store

A Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn won approval today from the Placer County Planning Commission. But opponents of Roseville developer Jim Conkey’s plans for a 155,000 ...