‘Clear and present danger’

Clear — The conservative and productive people have made it very clear they will not tolerate the radical and liberal-left actions of this current administration and its radical ...

Obama tries to take high road

Mr. (John T.) Nightingale in his letter of Nov. 2 says flatly, “You never heard a previous leader complain about his predecessor.” Wrong! Franklin Delano Roosevelt did, endle ...

Streetscape inconvenience worth it

This is an answer to new resident Sara Ann Ough. Dear Ms. Ough: With all due respect about your comment in the paper regarding the loss of business during the Streetscape project ...

Placer faces tough Foothill foes

Tucked away in the Sacramento suburbs, Foothills High School isn’t on most Auburnites’ radar. But on Friday, when Placer High’s LeFebvre Stadium fills for the first Hillman ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Construction miffs new resident

My husband and I recently moved within Auburn’s city limits. Now I see on a daily basis the mid-town construction “folly” (and realize we’re paying taxes for this type of ...

Stimulus dollars hammer poor

Tahoe conservancies getting $175 million of stimulus money to buy land and restore habitat sounds wonderful, but try to understand where that money comes from. This is not “tax ...

Cat House earned a break

In 1994 I visited the Auburn Animal Shelter for the first time to replace a beloved pet. I returned in 1998 to start volunteering and found the same antiquated facility. Horri ...

California needs more dams

I agree with Mr. (A. Elton) Geist’s letter (Reader Input, Nov. 16) that water conservation is everyone’s job. When Sacramento forces water rationing on the people, and then wa ...

Health care stats slanted

Socialist Stan (Guido) should check his own “stats” before writing the Journal (Reader Input, Nov. 16). His health care stats are from our “friends” at the United Nations ...