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 ...

Fiorina’s path to politics odd

Well, Carly Fiorina won. People have certainly forgotten what a “stellar” performance she had at Hewlett Packard. She says that job creation is her No. 1 priority. Let’s g ...

Suggestions for U.S. immigration law

In response to Frank Wilson on “Choose your border carefully,” (Reader Input, June 9): How does this sound for new immigration laws? There will be no special bilingual program ...

Another View: Hillmen Pride richly deserved

Placer High Principal Peter Efstathiu gave the following speech during the Class of 2010 graduation: Parents, families, students and Placer staff, welcome to the 111th graduation ...

County workers averted crisis

We would like to express our appreciation to Darrell Hendricks and the crew at the County of Placer, Department of Facility Services, Utility Division. We called on a Thursday exp ...

Punish the deed, not the breed

How sad for Lynne Sutter. In her letter which ran June 8, “Kudos to the pitbull alerter,” she tells her experience … one isolated incident and she has condemned an entire bre ...