Opinion

Make time for others

If everybody in the community donated something, there would be no Salvation Army shortage (Journal, Sept. 13). Those who could donate a dollar or spare change would make a big dif ...

Foreigners take our money

Why? Why should we be required to give taxpayer money to illegals to go to school in California? Why doesn’t Mexico take care of their own people? Why doesn’t Japan give us hel ...

Make county stop killing the pigs!

The sun is rising. All of the wildlife is already foraging for breakfast. Wild turkeys are pecking in the yard for seeds, hummingbirds are swarming to their feeders and an occasion ...

Vote out the incompetents

Could it be that if today’s generations (voters) realize that the current administration’s efforts to recycle Franklin D. Roosevelt’s policies will have the same result, fail ...

Cruise Nite honored 9/11

I wish to thank the City of Auburn for coming out and participating in our annual 9/11 tribute during the last Cruise Nite. Thanks, too, to Parmys Weinberg who did an outstanding j ...

Placer could use a dress code

I had the occasion to meet with my attorney at High and Hale streets last week, just as Placer High School was letting out, and watched the students walk by. Whatever happened to t ...

Let’s get past whining stage

When Adam got caught chomping the apple he blamed Eve for beguiling him, then doubled down and blamed God for sending him the woman in the first place. Eve blamed the snake. From t ...

Placer volleyball grateful for the help

On behalf of Placer High Girls Volleyball, our players, coaches and Booster’s Club, I would like to thank the Auburn community for your generous support. As you’ve read in rece ...

CALL TO READERS

Do you think the ACLU law that stops schools from asking students to pay-to-play is fair? Why or why not? We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and l ...

Please support Placer High

I wrote a letter to the editor that was in “Comment” recently that asked for support for our Green and Gold Placer football teams transportation. Wow! I read the next day of th ...

Dirty fuel is not the answer

My congratulations to Staff Sgt. Steven R. Breedlove for an excellent letter regarding the proposed TransCanada pipeline (Reader Input, Sept. 12). Tar sands represents a catastroph ...

Allow US oil to meet our needs

I am both encouraged and discouraged by the folks who traveled to Washington D.C. to voice opinions about the proposed Canadian gas line (Journal, Aug. 29). They exercised their Se ...

Who upholds true leadership?

Leadership is not a position or title. Leadership is the quality of being a leader. A great leader leads and represents all who follow him, without personal agenda and for the good ...

Sacrifice can keep our nation great

On the anniversary of 9/11 I am full of pride in our nation and the sacrifice of so many people 10 years ago today. At that time we were under attack from an outside group with ha ...

Save the Big Gun quarry

The new General Plan for Rocklin’s future is finally out for citizen review. The future of Rocklin’s downtown resides in that blueprint. But the General Plan is only one build ...