Bohemia developer explains process

I keep reading about how I lost the previous lawsuit on the Bohemia Wal-Mart project. I won that lawsuit on appeal and this is on the public record. I withdrew the project for pers ...

Our View: Cruise Nite deserves a little rev

The Auburn City Council, Chamber of Commerce, Old Town and Downtown business associations are rightfully working hard to market Auburn. And it’s working. A beautiful Downtown ...

Packing shed to put chill on food

A new facility in Penryn will offer a much-needed service to agriculture producers at the same time rejuvenating a part of Placer County history. Keith and Karin Sinclair, who ope ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Term-limited career politicos aspire upward

Tip-toeing through the notebook while wondering when spring will finally arrive... Another thing I’d like to see arrive are even more stringent term-limit rules for our elected ...

Their views are well-expressed

Just two brief comments: well stated. Mr. (Tom) McClintock, spot on, thank you, (Journal, Another View, May 25). Mr. (Steve) Cavolt, I see you’re still muddying up the issue wit ...

Put focus on catching killers

The best way to deter murderers is to catch the people who commit murder. The clearance rate for homicides in California is hovering just above 50 percent. Homicide detectives can ...

Support Larry Gaddis June 8

Placer County voters have a unique opportunity to reward excellence in public service by re-electing the Honorable Larry Gaddis for Superior Court Judge on June 8. As a civic lead ...

Solve problem of illegals in US

There has been much flurry about the tough Arizona laws concerning illegal immigrants. However, when I see these pictures of crowds of illegals howling about their civil rights, a ...

Clarify liability in new fire safe code

I read with interest the proposed change to the fire safe requirements that were adopted by the city (Journal, May 26). I was left with some questions: What happens when a neighbo ...

Our View: Time is right to update city’s animal codes

This week the Auburn City Council’s Monday meeting drew a crowd of pitbull supporters who oppose a proposed amendment to city code that would require pitbulls be spayed or neuter ...

For Ortega, it’s always ‘Year of the Bicycle’

We’ve all seen him zipping along Downtown streets on his shiny bike, laughing and honking his bicycle horn, riding so fast the colorful tassels dangling from his handlebars are b ...

New group forms to stop what they believe will be a Wal-Mart at Auburn site

A new group has formed to fight what members believe will be a Wal-Mart on a much-debated North Auburn parcel owned by Roseville developer Jim Conkey. Lee Lively, secretary-treasu ...

Community Briefs

A book sale fundraiser to benefit the Wildlife Care Association of Sacramento and Pets of the Homeless at Loaves and Fishes will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, Ma ...

PG&E must pass on costs

This is in response to Eric Byer’s letter of May 24. Mr. Byer, you are correct that Roseville Electric and SMUD’s rates are lower than PG&E’s rates. But are you aware why Ro ...

Why tolerate overspending?

Am I the only one concerned about the irresponsible spending and debt accumulating both in Washington and Sacramento? And why do we keep electing politicians that are responsible f ...