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Reader Input: How to boost early voting

I have a modest proposal. This would take some work to make happen but would be worth it. It would also greatly boost up the number of people voting. The idea is that if you vote e ...

Media Life: Placer County starred in “Route 66,” “Combat!” TV episodes

  Auburn and Placer County’s moviemaking past is well-documented, with a bevy of great and not-so-great films shot in Auburn as well as into the hinterlands of the Sier ...

Another View: Under the paint is where you find the mettle

I lived in the Alfred E. Smith Projects in lower Manhattan until the age of 17. As a child, I thought it a wonderful place. My friends were of every nationality, different religion ...

Reader Input: Hose owner weighs in

Response to “The emperor’s new hose” by Bill Clark (Reader Input, June 5): I thoroughly agree with your comments as regards to those no-kink, lightweight hoses ad ...

UPDATE: 'California's Gold' host Huell Howser dies at 67

UPDATE: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Huell Howser, the homespun host of public television's popular "California's Gold" travelogues, has died at age 67. Hows ...

Reader Input: Where are the heroes?

It seems these days that as you watch the news, you think it just can’t get worse. But this morning, Nov. 19, it did get worse. On the TV screen it showed a gutted-out, burne ...

Media control alive in Auburn

Yesterday my wife and I had a late lunch at (a local restaurant), a place we enjoy frequently. The two TVs behind the bar were both showing dirt bike stunts, something that really ...

Community Portrait: Always inventive J. Randall Smith breaks some rules

In his hands an ordinary bag of clay becomes a fine art sculpture. Paint and canvas become a beautiful painting. Charcoal, pencils and paper turn into an enchanting rendering. With ...

TV corrupting our young

I think it is interesting how people are thinking TV shows like “Real Housewives” are making girls mean. I can see why they think that, but they should’ve seen this happening ...

POWs are not fodder for jokes

An open letter to Chuck Lorre, TV producer, and Warner Bros. Studios, Hollywood, CA: Dear Mr. Lorre, I truly enjoy the shows that you currently have on the air. I find them to be t ...