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Bud's Beat

It seems like yesterday, and yet it was a long time ago. As I recall, it was a hot August night way back in 1964. I sat at my kitchen table seeking some cool breeze from the partia ...

Bud's Beat

It has been said, “Cheer up things could be worse. Sure enough I cheered up and things got worse.” That pretty much sums up where we are as a society. Two wars, deficit spendi ...

Bud's Beat

It’s only a few days away. Many have waited for eight years, some a couple of years and now it’s here: The inauguration of the next president of the United States. Barack Obama ...

Doesn't like Bud's Beat's 'reporting'

I am very disappointed in the “journalistic liberalism” and lack of professionalism shown by Mr. Bud Pisarek in his reporting of “Facts not in Evidence,” regarding Ms. Sara ...

Doesn't like 'Bud's Beat' liberal views

Regarding Bud’s Beat’s Aug. 14 column, he endorses Obama’s cut-and-run policy in Iraq, thereby snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Like many liberals, Bud has distast ...

Reader takes issue with Bud's Beat 'lies'

I’ve lived in Loomis for 26 years and have subscribed to the Loomis News a good portion of that time. I’ve read the Bud’s Beat column as long as it has been in your paper and ...

Minister says church welcomes all

Bud’s Beat of July 17 dealing with all-inclusiveness of churches captured the essential stance of Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC) on King Rd. Many peopl ...

Bud's Beat

Is Placer County topsy-turvy? I’m talking politically. When I first arrived here some four decades ago all was copesetic. All was well with the world. Pat Brown was governor. Ala ...

Bud's Beat

The Republican Party, in the aftermath of Watergate, was in disarray. Their president was about to be impeached because of a second-rate burglary. It had started out to be a simple ...

Bud's Beat

The San Francisco Chronicle did a survey of nicknames of dogs. The number-one nickname for man’s best friend is “Buddy.” It won hounds down. I got that moniker as my nickname ...