Streetscape begun too late in year

As a resident of Downtown Auburn, I have watched closely as the Downtown Streetscape project has progressed. My family and I are huge fans of the Old State Theater, the shops and t ...

Our Views of 2009: The good, bad and truly inspirational

It wasn’t the best of times, but it could have been a lot worse. 2009 was a tough year for government employees who endured furloughs, layoffs and, in some cases, benefits conce ...

FDA, state target Auburn ozone generator company

An Auburn ozone generator business is facing closure as a result of state and federal health concerns about its products. The Food and Drug Administration is attempting to get App ...

What’s right with the right?

Is the right ever right? Republicans are lined up solidly against and obstructing passage of health care legislation that would eventually benefit all Americans. How un-American! ...

Reach out to a hurting world

Christmas is a time of giving of ourselves. It’s about helping others more than ourselves. It’s giving what little we have without return. It’s about reaching out to the hurt ...

Obama gives job his all

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 ...

Go back home, California girls

Let’s hear it big for change! We’ve changed our national debt into something appalling, much to the delight of the Chinese who own us and collect the enormous interest on our ...

Nurses are our everyday heroes

Thank you so much for doing the article on our nurse — Bonnie Anderson (Journal, Dec. 27). I was not at all surprised as I read your wonderful article about Bonnie saving littl ...

‘Taco Bell takedown’ uncalled for

There is something very unsettling about David Marinoble, the perpetrator of the so-called “Taco Bell takedown” (Journal, Dec. 23). He seems like a petty and short-fused perso ...

Citizens may be wise to replace officials

Congratulations on a great commentary on Dec. 16, “Open checkbook on land-use case is unacceptable.” You are bang on-target. Thank you, Journal editorial board, for telling i ...