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Enforce the law — without force

Should police be permitted to initiate force when confronting misdemeanors and other non-serious crimes?

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News Briefs

Russian River kayaker rescued after capsizing

A Monte Rio kayaker capsized and was swept downstream before he was helped to shore by his companion with the help of rescue swimmers, sheriff’s officials said.

News Galleries

Chris Smith

Smith: Christmas lights brightened Petaluma schoolkids’ morning

On the last day before classes ended, students at Kenilworth and Casa Grande got to see an awesome holiday display in all its glory.

Gaye LeBaron

LeBaron: Remembering roaring Christmas floods of decades past

Historic floods in 1955 and 1964 are among Christmastime tales worth remembering on the North Coast.

Around the State

Is oil crash about to snuff out the ‘Texas miracle’?

Now that global oil prices are plummeting — down 50 percent since the summer — Texas may be facing a less than miraculous future.

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