Why does Uhler dodge public?

Supervisor (Kirk) Uhler’s illiteracy is in question but his motivations are clear: In my opinion, it is evident to many Granite Bay residents Supervisor Uhler functions like a p ...

Palin doesn’t know the basics

When Republican campaign manager Steve Schmidt tried to prepare Sarah Palin for the campaign trail, he discovered that she knew hardly anything about recent history or about “a b ...

Ship of fools voted in Obama

The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the presidency. It will be easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama pr ...

Terrorism halted by the people

The average citizen is fast becoming the hero in our threat from Al-Qaida. The passenger on the plane foils a terror attack. The same thing happened with the downed plane in 9/11. ...

Some have seen the monkeycat

On my way from San Francisco to Reno, the fog was so heavy I stayed overnight in Auburn. For a restaurant, I found Monkey Cat on Lincoln Way. In my travels of the world, I met pe ...

Injuries pepper national pitbull reports

Surprise ... a pitbull killed a 3-year old boy this past Saturday in San Bernardino county. The pitbull was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy after it acted aggressively wh ...

Audit reveals questionable Placer County spending

Placer County’s development department skirted county and department policies in failing to log receipts for purchases, skipping required approvals for orders of supplies and mad ...

Lincoln affected by economy, despite high growth

Lincoln may have ranked No. 4 on the Gadberry Group’s list of nine notable high-growth areas in the United States but Lincoln is still being affected by the slumping economy. Th ...

Celeb Trans Am cruises in for smog test

You’ve heard of “Big Oil.” David Blume would rather you hear more about “small corn.” The author of “Alcohol Can Be a Gas!” would like to see local ethanol makers le ...

Thank you for exemplary help

Thank you. I would like to say thank you to all the people involved when I had to call 911 on Jan. 11 for my wife. From the operators who handled the call, to the fire department ...

Liberals are like 2-year-olds

Obama lies and the country continues to die. Three cheers for the Jan. 7 letter from Steve Cavolt. Steve wrote, “What we have seen by Obama and his crony lap dogs are prostituti ...

Don’t remind readers of past

I felt it in very poor taste that the Auburn Journal (Jan. 6) used a picture of Danny Bezemer holding a photo of himself and Justine Vanderschoot of whom he was found guilty of mur ...

Auburn school year getting too brief

Due to budget cuts, the Auburn Union School District has decided to cut a week out of the school year (Journal, Nov. 22, “Schools facing money crunch”). I believe this is absur ...

Police to drive leased vehicles

The city is looking at whether leasing certain police department vehicles might save some money. The police department will lease two non-pursuit vehicles as part of a pilot progr ...

Liberals gave country plenty

Regarding the story of Assemblyman (Ted) Gaines meeting with voters (Journal, Jan. 8). In the article, George Hudson is concerned about a constitutional convention because he is ...