Reader: What if I were illegal?

Last Friday, I was driving down North Sunrise Boulevard near Cirby and was stopped by a Roseville police officer for speeding. The kind officer walked over to my car and asked for ...

Kerridge city’s ‘nightmare’

Re: “Roseville hires new city manager after six-month search,” (Journal, May 9). Who did the City of Roseville speak to or consult before determining to hire the man who becam ...

Families and river nudists don’t mix

I would like to comment on the Auburn River Festival that was written about in the Auburn Journal recently (May 12). Our family was so excited about the new stretch of the Americ ...

Auburn’s Sisters of Mercy vigorously deny ex-worker’s mercy killing allegations

Auburn’s Sisters of Mercy have gone on the offensive to deny claims in a lawsuit that alleges at least one mercy killing at the Sacramento Street convent and possibly six others. ...

GOP has need to demonize

Tearing away Republican hypocrisy: Which “wedge” issues will Republicans use in the upcoming midterm elections to embroil the American public and embolden their base? Count on ...

We should back Arizona’s law

What is it about the Arizona immigration law that legal U.S. citizens don’t get? Our federal government “voted-in” leaders have done almost nothing to prevent illegals from ...

Where’s respect for Constitution?

I once knew a rebellious young woman who did a year in jail for contempt of court, because she “mooned” the judge. For those who are concerned about the direction our country ...

Bridge railing poses hazard

To the City of Auburn building department: Yesterday I took my two grandsons to the Ashford Park. We parked along Auburn Ravine Road and entered the park via the wood footbridge a ...

Return education to the basics

Education has become a serious problem across our country. However, I don’t believe throwing more money at the problem is the answer. Our education once was the best in the wor ...

Our View: Amgen: Let’s make Auburn’s 15 minutes last for many years

Auburn, get ready for your close-up, your 15 minutes of fame, your time in the cycling spotlight. Several months of community preparation, planning and execution will zoom by the ...

Schmeck has seen cycling come full circle

Auburn’s Carter Schmeck has been involved in cycling for the last 25 years, and in that quarter century he has seen a dynamic change in the popularity of the sport. With the wil ...

Car wash Saturday at Chana to aid family of drowning victim Noe Rodriquez

A car-wash fundraiser to help defray funeral costs for the family of American River drowning victim Noe Antonio Rodriguez will be held Saturday. Rodriquez, 21, was swept underwate ...

Media Life: Auburn had a chance for much more than a glance of Lance

Retired pro triathlete Brad Kearns is joking that he’ll be selling information on his super-secret viewing spot for Sunday’s Amgen Tour of California event on the streets of Au ...

Death penalty losing support

I have done a survey at Placer High School. I interviewed 10 teachers and 10 students about the death penalty, with simple questions like, “Do you believe in the death penalty? ...
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