We can differ and get along

This has been on my mind for a while. Just because someone does not have the same opinion or belief as someone else doesn’t mean that they hate you, your opinion, or what you be ...

Help the USA move forward

After reading Diana Pryor’s stirring defense of Fox “News” (Reader Input, Feb. 22) and seeing many other opinions in the Journal that can only be described as Obama hatred, I ...

Ski club training is awesome

Many thanks to the Auburn Ski Club and its 1-2-3 Ski Program for providing another awesome day for our students at their training facility up at Boreal. As usual, the instructors, ...

Return that county raise

If Kirk Uhler (who got his job back as a county supervisor, with a wink and a nod under the “good ol’ boy” network, and without going through the distasteful task of going th ...

Local Olympics stories shine

It is so wonderful to see all the response regarding the Squaw Valley Olympics to our local people. It has been especially interesting to my husband who doesn’t get out anymore ...

Canal Street no place for exit

Attention: Jim Holmes, Placer County supervisor: I urge you to not allow an entrance/exit access to the proposed (Bohemia Retail project) site through Canal Street as this is a r ...

Costco used in bait-and-switch proposal

Our family lives adjacent to the proposed Bohemia retail big box store site. We have lived in this quiet neighborhood for over 15 years. I’d like to ask the Placer County Pla ...

Disputed merit pay raises could be part of Placer County budget cuts

Placer County supervisors could help shut the door Tuesday on executive merit pay increases. The salary hikes – usually amounting to 5 percent annually on top of cost-of-living ...

Auburn speed skier recalls agony and ecstasy of 1992 Olympic medal win

Eighteen years ago, Jeff Hamilton found himself catapulted from pretty fast skier to Olympic medal winner. Auburn born and raised, Hamilton blistered a half-mile run down a French ...

Placer County should rescind raises

Yesterday I went to a luncheon (27 people attended) and the topic of conversation for the entire lunch was Mr. Tom Miller and his posse, the Board of Supervisors minus Jennifer Mon ...