Judges expresses thanks for votes

To the Voters of El Dorado County, I can not tell you how much I have appreciated the generous support I have received across the broad political spectrum that makes up the electo ...

Check out-of-control growth

Still Disgusted Here I go doing something that I really don’t like to do. Responding by name to anyone who writes in their opinion. But here goes: In response to Dan Tomich who ...

Small-community folk want to escape big-city problems

The City of Auburn wants change but at what cost? Its current actions, if not curtailed, will seal its demise as a small town. Reason: by attracting big money (unwanted) sponsored ...

Slow the global corporate drivel machine

The advertising sleezeballs who market our political candidates are of the same ilk who portray BP as a “green” company. Those with the resources to employ them crudely manipul ...

Build safety holds into deadly canal

Well, I found out yesterday why so many people are dying in the big PG&E power canal that flows through Auburn! I was riding my bicycle along the berm of that canal several miles ...

Racism oppresses in Loomis

Not just my imagination ... My parents lived in Loomis 43 years; me, 6 years, while attending local schools, so I consider the Auburn/Roseville area, points in between, my home. W ...

Put brakes on government

The trustworthiness of the free market economy (as compared with the government) is actually reinforced by the likes of Enron, Goldman-Sachs, Bernie Madoff, etc. As I recall, Enro ...

Time to get tough with BP

Guilty as charged. No remorse in sight. Responsibility waived all according to the big corporations who seem to rule. The gulf belongs to Louisiana and America, not any English o ...

Seven thoughts to ponder

I had to write this letter because I can’t believe what is happening to our country. 1. We do not have a president to be proud of. He should have been in Washington, D.C. at the ...

Dyer’s story made reader smile

After reading the article in the Journal (“Coach keeps Dyer in the game,” June 4-5 issue), about the great thing our Placer High Football Coach Joey Montoya and his wife, Mega ...

Our View: Placer supervisors have chance to tighten the ship

Voters signaled they want change in Placer County government when electing Jack Duran for supervisor Tuesday. Duran promised to govern in a more transparent manner, avoid the appe ...

Helen’s Nails offers simple to supreme

A manicurist who has worked in the area for the past eight years, has opened her own salon on Highway 49 in North Auburn. Helen Duong opened Helen’s Nails in March. “I previo ...

Doolittle says Justice Department case closed against him

WASHINGTON — Former California Rep. John Doolittle, who retired from Congress while under investigation in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal, said today that the Justice Departm ...

Local cookbook printed in China

While perusing the “Media Life” column in the May 2 Auburn Journal, I read a passage entitled “Real Food is a real success.” The article dealt with Joanne Neft’s new co ...

Reader lacks immigrant facts

Choose your border carefully? I researched Mr. (Frank) Wilson’s well-written but sadly erroneous letter (Reader Input, June 9). Government sites granting benefits prove him mis ...