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 ...

Young minds need guidance

After reading about the children who attend Placer High school wanting to dirty dance (Journal, April 12), I hope the principal has the backbone to keep his stand. They can do thi ...

Forget any Streetscape statues

I’ve been a resident of the city of Auburn for 40 years. I have read about the statues to be erected in the “Downtown Square.” Well, enough is enough. As to whom the statu ...

Drunken driver, 14, crashes stolen auto into Auburn Police squad car during chase

An underage driver suspected to be intoxicated behind the wheel of a stolen car is in custody after crashing into an Auburn Police car. And to make matters even worse for the 14-y ...

Propane project begs question

What’s it going to be with the JS West propane tank proposal this time (Journal, April 4)? Bulk propane tank facilities are not a permitted use in any of the Colfax city zone di ...

Property rights are threatened

People of Loomis need to wake up. Your rights as property owners in the Town of Loomis will be quietly taken away and replaced with fines and penalties if you are not paying atten ...