Oil spill Obama’s ‘Katrina’

We hear again and again that the gulf oil spill may be Obama’s Katrina. When one views Obama’s flim-flam attempt to save the economy by throwing money at anything that moves, ...

Keep rotating Auburn’s public art

Art in the Central Square is for all the people. Therefore, the art must change, rotate and vary in shape, form, color, style, size and materials to satisfy all the people. No art ...

Catching up with homegrown talent

Within the last two weeks, Greg Denham, a two-year starter at quarterback for UC Davis, announced that he was stepping away from the game. Most who have followed the Aggies footbal ...

Life without parole cheaper

Response to Elizabeth Hart (“Request to the powers that be,” Reader Input, June 18). If you do not want to spend money on people who do terrible crimes, do not seek the death ...

Oil well ‘facts’ confuse reader

I was confused by the letter to the editor written by Barbara White of Lincoln titled “Off-shore oil wells needed,” (Journal, June 30). She states some facts that I find quite ...

Another View: Why you should run for local office

Celebrated as the best example of democracy and cursed as the worst form of fragmented government, special districts, school districts and city councils are California’s most abu ...

Placer County, Auburn Recreation District in brouhaha over Hidden Falls meeting notification

Placer County has set a date for the Board of Supervisors showdown over Hidden Falls Park. But the decision to schedule it July 27 is being made in the middle of a swirl of accusa ...

Blame who for debt, recession?

We hear the two parties accuse and complain about the national debt and the economy all the time. So, which party is the big spender and on whose watch do the recessions occur? I ...

Basic training always needed

Not too long ago some of our nation’s military generals made the issue that many of our young people were not physically fit for military service. Well, here’s some hot news f ...

Geese, police cause traffic

Last Thursday morning at 8:35 a.m., there was a large group of Canadian geese crossing Rocklin Road from the new library site to the Taco Bell side. All of the drivers were patient ...