MLK’s dream alive in Auburn

Once again the Martin Luther King community celebration was an inspiring and delightful success. Events such as these require the help of a lot of people who deserve a tip of the h ...

Supes don’t cite true pot facts

I was extremely disappointed to see the vote made by the county supervisors to ban medicinal marijuana outlets in Placer County (Journal, Jan. 29). Obviously none of them have wat ...

Bag bashers uninformed

I have a different opinion on the blue bag program than that expressed in the recent letter published over the names of (Mr. Bob) Robinson and (Mr. Kevin) Brady (Reader Input, Jan. ...

Who’s clueless about wars?

In response to Marlene Aderman (Reader Input, Jan. 24) regarding (Tom) McClintock being “clueless,” how did she become so knowledgeable about the war? It must have been by rea ...

Sierra College cuts counterproductive

The total lack of common sense, not to mention the lack of teaching of new business job creation by the fuzzy thinking educational leaders mentioned, is more than appalling. The m ...

Our View: One more time? Another Madsen trial seems risky

Justice, at what time and cost? The Placer County District Attorney’s Office should seriously ponder that question as it decides whether to try Caleb John Madsen on charges of s ...

Dog Dane afternoon

Remember the brilliant blue skies of Wednesday, for reports from AccuWeather.com call for an infusion of much-needed rain daily through Sunday in Auburn. The storms are not expecte ...

Stahler cartoon saved in Bible

I wish I had the date of the Journal I cut this “Visual Viewpoint” out of, but I do not. I cut it out because I was so touched by this Visual Viewpoint by Jeff Stahler. I have ...

Let experts regulate wildlife

Regarding your article “No hunt in park,” of Monday, Feb. 1, we have yet another example of untrained people trying to hijack the job of the California Dept. of Fish and Game. ...

Don’t stint on education

I am responding to your article dated Monday, Feb. 1, “School districts looking at merger options.” Why has this option failed to receive the level of urgency it deserves when ...

No to officials living high on our dime

It was very refreshing to read the “Our View” column of the Sunday paper (Jan. 31) that said more and more people are getting fed up with our elected officials spending hard- ...

McClintock swipe unfair

The Auburn Journal takes an unfair swipe at Congressman (Tom) McClintock in its Jan. 31 editorial. It says, “McClintock comes back to the district regularly to visit with fifth-g ...

Another View: Legislature must make job creation a top priority in 2010

Every day, families in our communities are feeling the pain of California’s economic meltdown and lack of job opportunities. Unemployment in the Sacramento region has grown to 1 ...

Loomis sends help to Haiti

Pocket change can go a long way toward helping victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. That’s what 20 Penryn Elementary School leadership students are counting on. They ...

Nation needs big cleanup

Lately reading all the letters, I felt I have to contribute. I am 79 so I have seen a lot since voting and I am proud to say I am a Republican since Ronald Reagan was president. O ...