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    Don't top off swimming pools

    While I am doing everything I can to conserve water, as I'm sure most of us are already doing, I was still surprised to see that we're now going to only be allowed to water our lawns twice a week. My lawn is already gasping for life with the three-days-a- week watering rule, so it will certainly...

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    Fines should apply to cities, too

    I'm writing concerning residents being fined for overwatering. So can we, as residents, write tickets to the cities for their overwatering? I see city sprinklers that are supposed to water trees and flowers in medians but actually water more of the streets and roads than the intended plants.

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    Will Fresno County be liable?

    The Fresno County Board of Supervisors intentionally breached a contract by cutting employee pay 9% more than three years ago.

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    Saving a drop in the bucket

    As I understand it, 80% of the water consumption in the state goes to agriculture, and indeed the industry has taken a multibillion dollar hit without their usual water allotments. That is tragic.

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    Respect our precious humanity

    How dare we, like Ken Maddox, ("Gun violence solution lies in mental health," July 10 op-ed) stereotype, stigmatize and scapegoat mental illness? How dare we do so, especially as a diversion from facing deadly tragic mental-health issues raised by our growing addiction to guns — so many kinds...

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    FAX makes rider improvements

    I want to thank Jessie Hernandez (Bee letter July 18) for offering her feedback on her experience with the city of Fresno's FAX system. I've responded to her personally about our failure to provide prompt and courteous service.

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    Time for change on county board

    The July 16 Bee holds two revealing articles: First is the scheme to divide California into six states, the other is about the Fresno County Board of Supervisors considering reversing their support of high-speed rail.

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    Fix federal accounting systems

    In reference to The Bee article July 10 "Feds made at least $100b wrong payments in 2013," it was also stated that it has been more than $100 billion each of the last five years. The GAO, the investigative arm of Congress, also said that the Pentagon's estimates for 2011 "were neither reliable nor...

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    Obama and immigration laws

    I don't have all the answers or solutions, but the disgruntled clamoring crowd misses the mark by blaming President Obama in knee-jerk fashion for not enforcing immigration laws.

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    Learn from 'Enrique's Journey'

    Our border is being inundated with desperate children. They are fleeing gang violence and corrupt governments in their homelands. Much of that is caused by American interference. View the film "Harvest of Empire" by Juan Gonzales to learn more.

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