Climate change impacts health

Solutions to the climate challenge are not just about saving trees and wildlife, they’re also about addressing the direct impacts a changing climate is already having on our heal ...

Endurance is a very big deal

Regarding the plaza in Auburn: What difference does it make what the name is? There will most likely not be a big sign that states “This is the ‘Whatevername’ Plaza!” I he ...

Assign blame where it is due

Whoever is doing or taking a “poll” against Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama, Congress, etc. need to have their heads examined. Don’t count me in the “nearly 80 pe ...

Will our great legacy be escapism?

Live life over 50 years and one starts to read obituaries. Read enough of them and one soon comes to realize that generations leave legacies. Recent obituaries reflect a generati ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Raking the old muck around our supervisors

Don’t bet the ranch on a Republican sweep this November, not while Placer County’s Republican Central Committee remains active. That stalwart unit, which seemingly spends most ...

Owners retire, close Cabin Fever

After eight years in Downtown Auburn, Cabin Fever Quilt Shoppe is scheduled to close Sunday. Owners Don and Patti Henderson have decided to retire. “After more than 40 years of ...

Celebrate care reform progress

Death panels, government takeover of the health care system, cutting our Medicare benefits – media opinion shapers who make their money using angry sensationalism — and self-se ...

City hall culture needs changing

The pay raise, subsequent retirement and then part-time job for the (Rocklin) city manager is an example of cronyism at its best (Journal, Feb. 25). I don’t know why there’s ...

Tea Party seeks to rebuild US

By selecting one supposed goal of the Tea Party (“Taxed Enough Already”), a recent reader (Journal, April 20) once again assumes that this represents the narrow and limited goa ...

Quilt shop will be much missed

Sadly, Auburn’s fabric and quilt shop is closing (see Business story, page A6). Cabin Fever Quilt Shoppe has been especially meaningful to so many women in this community. Tho ...

Deputies’ gratitude in time of loss

On behalf of the Skogen family, the Placer County Deputy Sheriff’s Association would like to thank you for your thoughts and prayers for the loss of their beloved daughter. No ...

Another View: Costco" Wal-Mart" Consider ‘other’ options, poll says

The votes are in and, well, it’s a split decision on what consumers want on the Bohemia Retail project property off Highway 49 in North Auburn. In a highly unscientific, weeklon ...

Placer County supes, Rec District move closer to Hidden Falls showdown

A funding wrangle over Hidden Falls Regional Park is moving closer to a showdown. The flap pits the Auburn Recreation District against Placer County, rural hikers and horse riders ...

Watershed ideas to flow at Placer County Water Agency forum in Auburn

Placer County Water Agency is inviting the public into its world Thursday. The agency will be providing an in-depth look at the watershed, its health, its management and its futur ...

One great business in Auburn

We would like to commend Wooden Ship Stereo for providing outstanding service and products. When we purchased a brand name blu ray player from a box store, we called Ray to set it ...