Obama offers hope to nation

Thank you very much, Ginny and Bob Mock (Reader Input, Dec. 3). I agree with you and think President Obama deserves respect for the job he is doing. I grew up accepting the presi ...

Decision thrills enemies of US

Boy, am I confused! Our good president has just announced a 30,000-troop increase, and a new “surge.” He’s also announced that in 18 months our troops will leave Afghanista ...

Improvements are appreciated

To the “powers that be”: city, state, whatever. Thank you for the street improvements at the intersection of Highway 49 at Borland Avenue. Special mention – the traffic co ...

Clean up county law enforcement

I’m done suffering in silence and living in fear while many crimes go uninvestigated/covered up by Placer County law enforcement. I’m appalled by Sheriff (Spokesman Jeff) Aus ...

Power outage closes Auburn’s Placer High School early

Placer High School students were arriving home early today following a power outage in the morning. The outage, which lasted less than two hours, was being blamed by PG&E on a squ ...

Obama gives his all to the job

Ginny and I believe that it was a great thing when we elected Obama to be our president, and we still hold onto that belief in spite of all the negative things that have been and a ...

Obama should get off soapbox

I find it interesting that the platform that Obama stood on as far as removing troops has been completely knocked out from under him. Now he decides to send more troops into Afgh ...

Care for music with that tree?

I thank the Auburn Journal for the story about the Placer High Music Boosters Holiday Tree fundraiser (Nov. 30). With schools experiencing major cutbacks, our reliance on communi ...

People benefit from Cat House

Placer County Animal Services is trumpeting the “fact” that they haven’t had to “euthanize” a single adoptable cat since the Auburn Cat House closed its doors, thereby pr ...

Union Pacific on Auburn’s right track

In response to the comments about Union Pacific Railroad’s plans to double-stack and extend the length of their freight trains, here are some thoughts. Which would be more prefe ...