FAA: Why so serious?

Concerning the article titled “Two suspended after child radioed pilots at JFK,” (Journal, March 4). I think it is absurd to suspend the employees who allowed children to par ...

What do we pay county planners for?

There are at least five ways that come to mind to solve the problem of the unwanted Wal-Mart access road onto Canal Street. 1. Eliminate the requirement of a secondary access. The ...

Looking behind the scenes: Why cheat District 5 out of its own funds?

Shoveling through the notebook while trying to find out why people continue to buy Al Gore’s books. Best guess is people back east are burning them to keep warm ... On the other ...

Downtown eatery cooks with Mexican and American accents

A new restaurant in Downtown Auburn has something for everyone. Pancho’s Mexican and American Restaurant, which opened Feb. 24, has the traditional tacos, burritos and enchilada ...

Our View: Placer not exempt from keeping to the Brown Act

During these tough economic times, government at every level faces media scrutiny. The public has a right to know how elected officials are spending taxpayer dollars. That’s why ...

Hoops player earned farewell

Now that Remi Barry’s court saga is over, I think it would be fun to organize a basketball game, say, between Placer High basketball team and Del Oro just for fun, as a meet-and- ...

Time to keep up or close down

I keep reading the letters from those who do not want a Wal-Mart or a Costco in Auburn. There are two sides to that. I go to Roseville at least once a month to do my major basic ...

Bring back the school buses

I am a senior citizen living in Auburn who doesn’t drive. I use the public bus often and am very happy with their services, especially when I do my “heavy shopping,” milk, ju ...

Administrative salaries killed schools

To the college administrators and anyone else on the dark side of California education: How dare you? How dare you force us to pay more each semester, while all it does is go into ...

Big box site unsuitable

In response to Dawn York’s “Reader Input” of 3/2. I am one of “the people” you refer to but I’m afraid your solution is not “simple or feasible.” First, Mr. Jim Con ...