Small cities, big pay

Placer County communities are paying city and town managers at Bay Area prices even though the cost-of-living index is about 30 percent less, a new grand jury report says. But in ...

Call for mass impeachment

I read an article that politely stated “these people are all bluffing”(I do believe that this came from our federal government top person.) So, since all us American citizen ...

Works of art found in Journal

Dear Shawn Kelly (golf columnist) or other fine Journal writers: I don’t play golf but admit golf courses certainly add to the beauty of an area. I am glad that the Ridge Golf ...

Nation’s lenders need reform

The reform I envision will force the credit card and mortgage companies to play by the rules. I am tired and frustrated with the lack of meaningful action by the Congress and Sena ...

Bring back old PG&E meter

I have a small home in Michigan Bluff at 4,000 feet elevation and there are only about 25 homes in this town. We are a few miles from Foresthill, Placer County. Unknown to me, we ...

Quitting football was right decision

In response to the opinions from a story on young Greg Denham (“Denham leaving UC Davis,” Journal, June 4): He didn’t have to tell you anything, but he did. He told you the t ...

Ingratitude or bad manners?

While waiting for a prescription to be filled at a local pharmacy I witnessed something that was very offensive to me. A man dropping off a prescription was told that he had maxe ...

Time to thank a firefighter

Firefighters are a humble bunch and never look for accolades or praise when they accomplish something marvelous. For them, it’s just routine — a part of the job. Well, battlin ...

Update railroad tunnel, fence

I was born and raised in Roseville and I have a major complaint against the current city council members and Union Pacific Railroad. My complaint has been with me for over 60 years ...

Business saves yearly raft trip

As I hide from the sun during my break from teaching special education at Placer High, I found myself reflecting on the school year. The program I teach is an independent living sk ...