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Letters to the Editor

Water Shortage 01/23/2014

Bob Petersen

Why is it that, given the lack of rain, those in charge are talking about all the things that citizens can do to save water ? I would like an explanation of why all the reservoirs in the area are empty. These lakes were semi full to full at the end of the summer in 2013.< more

County’s Pick & Choose Encroachment Enforcement Laws 10/06/2013

Donald E Mason

I’m a 90 year old USMC WWII 100% disabled purple heart w/ a bronze star veteran who owns a cabin that I built with my brother back in 1965. I have a steep asphalt driveway that is being destroyed by … more

Government Shut Down 10/01/2013

Eleanor Wittrup

As I understand it, in order to pass (or repeal) a law in the U.S.A. you have to pass it by majority vote in the House AND the Senate and then the President has to sign the bill into law. … more

Recent Blogs

State Fair Volunteers Are Needed 06/17/2015


The 2015 California State Fair is Almost Here: Volunteers are Needed more

Trail Me About It 06/15/2015


Recreational trails are a big part of life throughout the foothills. Beyond the obvious health benefits they provide, recreational trails help to preserve open space and the natural environment, provide paths to the history of our area and give access to views not commonly seen in the daily commute from home to work. more

The American Flag: Universal Symbol of Freedom 06/14/2015


Each year, Americans honor our veterans on four special holidays. They include: Memorial Day recognizes veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice; Armed Forces Day recognizes active-duty service members and veterans in each branch of service; and Veterans Day that began … more

State Regulation of Marijuana 06/11/2015


This amendment is NOT an endorsement of marijuana. I’ve never used it; my wife and I raised our children never to use it. And I believe local schools should assure that every American is aware of the risks and dangers that it poses. more

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