Save music in Loomis schools

The music program in the Loomis district schools is in danger, and I am writing to plead for your help in saving it. We have pretty much saved the P.E. program due to a concerted ...

Hold deputy accountable

I’m very concerned about the public’s view of how much more of a crime the Newcastle CHP committed (Journal, May 13) than the Placer Sheriff committed a few weeks ago. A 2-year ...

Reader a closet Tea Partier

For the past 15 years I was a Tea Partier but didn’t know it. I was a concerned citizen and taxpayer. I was concerned about many of the things that my government was doing to the ...

Martinis sets high standard

In 1910 my great-grandfather, O. F. Seavey, was elected the first auditor of Placer County and served until his death in 1915. Now, 100 years later, an outstanding public servant ...

Use Area 5 rec funds in Auburn

As a strong proponent of parks and recreation facilities in the Auburn Recreation District, I am asking that the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors does not approve the use of $ ...

Our View: Auburn Union must keep its eye on finances over long-term

When mediation begins in the impasse between the Auburn Union Elementary School District and its teachers’ union, a central theme will be whether district administrators are savi ...

Fight dirty oil proposition

On May 3 the campaign representing big Texas oil companies, Valero and Tesoro, announced they have submitted enough signatures to put a deceptive proposition on the November 2010 b ...

Kitchen gadgeteering unearths fun finds

It is always great fun to peruse your favorite kitchen shops for the latest in cooking gadgets. There are so many wonderful new innovations for doing this and that in the kitchen. ...