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Drought hits Folsom sake, soy sauce plants?

FOLSOM, CA - Gold brought people to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada during the mid-1800s, but today water is the precious commodity bringing businesses to the region. The recor ...

Democrat Rep. Ami Bera pushes delay of health insurance tax

FOLSOM, CA - A Democrat is bucking his party to co-author legislation with a Republican in the hopes of delaying a tax related to the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. ...

Rep. Ami Bera co-sponsors bipartisan bill to delay health care reform 'tax'

Earlier today, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7), and Charles Boustany, M.D. (LA-3) introduced a bipartisan bill to make health care more affordable for working families, small businesses ...

Igor Birman, chief of staff for Rep. Tom McClintock, to make run for Congress

FOLSOM, CA - Igor Birman, the chief of staff for Rep. Tom McClintock, chose Folsom as the spot to announce his candidacy for Congress. Birman will be joined by Rep. Tom McClintock ...

Rep. Bera addresses gun control, health care reform at Folsom gathering

FOLSOM, CA - Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, spoke to area residents Saturday at Lions Park in Folsom for his seventh Congress on the Corner. It was his first public visit to Folsom s ...

Lungren concedes, congratulates Bera in 7th Congressional District race

Rep. Dan Lungren, following a heated race in the newly created 7th Congressional District, has officially lost his bid to retain his seat. Democratic challenger Ami Bera, who unsu ...

Editor's View: Reader asks 'Whose side are you on?'

I’ve had two readers call regarding our purported political leanings as a newspaper. One, named Chris, believes we’re a liberal, leftist anti-American paper. Another, who did ...

Lungren not guy for us

I received a large, full-color mailer from Dan Lungren inviting me to three of his so-called “town hall meetings.” In large capital letters it says, “Too much spending, too m ...

Editor's View: Is regional cooperation the wave of the future?

Regional partnerships look like the way to go in the future when it comes to public safety. There has been talk of regionalizing law enforcement efforts but the real focus last we ...