Canyon needs regular clearing

The before and after photos that appeared in the Project Canyon Safe article in the Journal on April 13 is the Grand Oaks Homeowner Association Open Space Area. We worked with the ...

High school can craft sculptures

I think Joe (Nicosia) is right, (Reader Input, April 13). No matter what kind of (Streetscape) statue you put up, it will offend someone. Why not have abstract metal sculptures? T ...

Name-calling brings chuckles

One of the most hilarious letters I ever read appeared in the Journal on March 11, written by Shawn Taylor of Foresthill. We’re still chuckling over his assumption “That peopl ...

Trees in way; can’t see forest

This funny saying (referenced in the headline) is relevant to the Bohemia project in this way: The property that Mr. Jim Conkey wishes to develop for a Costco or Wal-Mart is proper ...

Will Bohemia poll results match?

Halleluja and amen! The Auburn Journal has a sense of humor! With regard to Tony Hazarian’s op/ed “Another View: Wal-Mart or Costco? Developer’s mum, so cast your vote,” ( ...

‘13’ musical full of plucky numbers

Acne, algebra and angst. Oh, to be 13 again. If you had enough of puberty the first time around and would prefer to sit back and watch someone else deal with the drama of junior h ...

Beware these ‘category killers’

Mr. (Steve) Cavolt’s recent ad (Journal, April 11) states that Bohemia (project) will be of benefit to the community in terms of jobs, and will stop tax leakage to other communit ...

‘Obese Capital’ is more like it

Many people of Auburn have an opinion on what to name our square: center, “clutter corner,” plaza, whatever. I agree the term “square” doesn’t seem to fit the location, ...

Where are the parents?

Re: “Dance moves raise debate,” (Journal, April 12) — I want to suggest that parents become more involved in their Placer High School teen’s lives. In other words, volunte ...

Let Ol’ Blue Eyes show teens the way

How dare the Placer High School administration implement a new contract that takes away the students’ right to express themselves by freak dancing, grinding, touching of private ...

Another View: Wal-Mart or Costco? Developer’s mum, so cast your vote

For a moment, put the vehicle access issues, neighborhood traffic concerns and environmental questions about the Bohemia retail project off to the side and ask yourself: What type ...

Public officials: Clean this mess

Public officials since, and (especially) including Gray Davis, were supposed to act in the best interest of the public, not the public employees. With the daily unfolding of the ...

Reform vote took courage

I was once the victim of denial of health insurance coverage by the big companies. The stress of being without health insurance can be as bad as any sickness. We’ve got to hand ...

Mickelson a true champion

Congratulation to Phil Mickelson, the winner of the 2010 Masters Golf Tournament. Phil’s wife, Amy, has been going through breast cancer treatment for the past 11 months. Phil h ...

Big box bad news for all

In the face of united community opposition, the reluctant Placer County Planning Commission and, ultimately, the supervisors will have to rule on the so-called Bohemia project, a b ...