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Reader Input: Seek energy independence

Energy independence for California is a smart move because it helps us move away from relying on foreign countries, like Russia and Saudi Arabia, for our oil imports. Currently, Ca ...

Another View: We must lead by example, not by force

There seems to be a bit of ignorance (and I use that word with all due respect) for the constitutional function of the federal government. One of the few required functions of th ...

Reader Input: State should step up to desalination

Facing the worsening drought here in California, this born-and-bred Californian remembers back in junior high school, asking my teacher why we do not have salt removal plants simil ...

Some would mistreat women

It is a shame how, in this day and age, women are regarded by leaders of the world in Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and The Republican Party. PATRICK R. LITTLE, Auburn

Occupy OPEC starts here

When it comes to occupying Wall Street, Oakland, Sacramento and vomiting and crapping on the grass which is nowhere peaceful, they could make themselves more useful by occupying OP ...

Corporate donors shielded

During the recent midterm election, did you happen to hear political ads ending in the phrase “Paid for by American Crossroads” or “Crossroads GPS”? These two Karl Rove gr ...

Get off couch, get involved

Our glorious leaders on both sides of the aisle are fond of stating repeatedly, “We are a nation of laws.” Oh goody, so was Germany in the ’30s and early ’40’s, so is Ca ...