Antenna, tuner get great TV

Your publishing the TV broadcast channel listings, including sub-channels like 6.2. and 58.2, is great! I have an old VHF/UHF antenna in my attic which is picking up all the chann ...

Time to help a local couple

On April 1, Back Country in Old Town Auburn was robbed by someone digging through the brick wall and cutting into the safe (Journal, April 22). The alarm didn’t go off, wires wer ...

Tea Party efforts doomed to fail

Truths hide in obscure nooks and crannies. They must be enticed out of their dark hiding places and exposed for all to know. However, they are like sensitive children and retreat ...

Show support of Pappy’s Café

This letter is in regards to the Pappy’s Café article in the Journal on April 30, concerning the (Highway 49) construction that is affecting the loss of business to his café. ...

Central Square lacks our nation’s flag

What happened to our national symbol? I know everyone has their views, good or bad, on the new Central Square. I personally like the new fresh look and how it has attracted more p ...

Our View: ARD must lobby supes, using local parks and rec lovers

Now is the time for the Auburn Recreation District to enlist its raving fans and conscientious supporters to rally before the Placer County Board of Supervisors. With a little hel ...

Corporations not so pure

According to Grant Shaw (Reader Input, May 3), “The free market economy (including big corporations) is more trustworthy than government.” Does this include Enron? Goldman-Sach ...

Make parking rules universal

Re: the article on parking (Journal, April 30). Joseph Tucciarone is trying to use his private lot next to the fairgrounds for parking and make a little profit. Enter Mr. (Greg) ...

To the coward who hit, fled

I would like to address the person who hit my car and left without saying a word on Saturday, May 1, at the yard sale on Oakridge Street in Auburn. I wonder if you would have expe ...

Immigration news one-sided

I’ve noticed over the past couple of weeks that all the stories concerning Arizona’s immigration law are from one side of the argument. The bias is so obvious it’s painful. ...

Don’t penalize the rec district

Don’t take funds away from our local recreation district (Journal, April 25). We need our parks and programs. Find the money elsewhere, or hold off on the expansion. Nice but no ...

Wal-Mart simply ‘doesn’t fit’

The proposed Bohemia building is 155,000 square-feet. The average Wal-Mart is 108,000 square-feet. Now go online to Google maps and look at the Wal-Mart Supercenter Store No. 1988 ...

Dave & Buster’s doors open to welcoming crowds

The Fountains’ latest newcomer celebrated its grand opening Monday morning with hundreds of people attending. Dave & Buster’s officially opened its doors at 11:30 a.m. and g ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Auburn Police opening up more cold case files

Sometimes, writing a column is a lot like jumping into the car taking a trip. Many times, you know exactly where you’re headed, but on a few fortunate occasions, you capriciously ...

May is Bike Month — Pedaling to work or for fun

Some people might shy away from biking 20 miles to and from work each day and some gladly take on the challenge in rain or shine. During the month of May Placer County commuters wi ...