Gratitude for card return

I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the man who turned in my ATM card to the Chase Bank in Auburn on Saturday, Jan. 16. Thank you for your kindness, sir. Jennie Desvignes, ...

Police report got it wrong

Hello. I am Mary Ellen Stamps. My turn to speak. I did not leave my child for several hours (Journal, Jan. 8). That is an error in the police report. I actively searched for him ...

Killing pitbulls is ridiculous

On the subject of the Daniel Coverston/pitbull article (Journal, Jan. 15). I think it’s ridiculous that these animals are being put down. Who is to say that the kid didn’t ant ...

Just what is ‘right crowd’ Downtown?

Re: “Will Downtown draw the right crowds?” (Journal, Jan. 14). Oh my. I was looking forward to a cheeseburger-to-go on the new square. Now I’m worried. Why in the world sho ...

$3.2 million upgrade re-energizes Nevada Irrigation District’s Lake Combie powerhouse

Power production has been amped up at Nevada Irrigation District’s Lake Combie dam after a $3.2 million makeover. Power production on the district’s Combie North Powerhouse is ...

Local Heroes the place for lunch

Re: Local Heroes in the Jan. 10 newspaper. After reading the piece my tummy rumbles and I was craving one of their burgers. The restaurant’s name is very creative and actuall ...

Holiday sales a mixed bag for area businesses

The Christmas season turned out to be a mixed bag for local businesses.  Sales were up for some, but for most retailers, they were comparable to last year and lagging previous ...

Ask the DMV: Test senior’s driving skills at the DMV’s Web site

Q: My mother is 65 years old and I am not exactly sure if she is a fit driver. Is there a test she can take online that will determine if she is still fit to drive? A: The Californ ...

Republicans lost their way

Re: “Government hungry for more,” (Reader Input, Dec. 24). It is difficult, Jon (Errek), to always make a distinction between “good” government programs and “bad” one ...

Terse and to the point

A one word answer to Gary Miller’s letter (Jan. 12): Constitution! Jeffrey Cochran, Weimar