Don’t buy hype of rodeo ‘show’

To attend the Folsom Rodeo is to condone traumatizing, torturing and terrorizing innocent animals. No calf bolts straight out of a gate unless it’s in a full-blown panic. Then ...

Challenging for some to shop Auburn

I am “physically challenged” and can’t walk far. On a good day I can maybe visit two or three small shops in Downtown Auburn. Because of the limited (parking) spaces in Old ...

Get off couch, get involved

Our glorious leaders on both sides of the aisle are fond of stating repeatedly, “We are a nation of laws.” Oh goody, so was Germany in the ’30s and early ’40’s, so is Ca ...

No pay until the budget balances

Here’s a better idea (“Governor orders minimum wage for state workers,” Journal, July 2). Instead of cutting state workers’ pay to the minimum wage, the Legislators and st ...

Managers must make concessions, too

I watched the June 22 city council meeting on live television last night to see what is going on regarding the city of Lincoln’s 2010-2011 budget and the proposed utility users ...

Travelling this weekend? Expect company

Travelers taking to the highways over the holiday weekend can expect a lot of company, roadwork delays and high law enforcement visibility. AAA of Northern California estimates a ...

Let’s fine tune new DUI law

Re: “DUI law among those taking effect this week,” (Journal, July 1). What a joke! Beginning July 1, if you are a first-time offender or are a repeat offender, you will need ...

Big box denial appreciated

I would like to publicly thank Mr. Chuck Rydell, member of the Auburn Municipal Council, on behalf of many residents living near the planned Bohemia Retail Project (Journal, June ...

Unleashed dogs a trail nuisance

Last week, two of my friends and I were walking on the Quarry Trail in the Auburn Confluence when four unleashed, barking dogs rushed toward us. Upon our screaming, the two women ...

Clementine must stay open

I believe that Lake Clementine should be kept open. It provides an excellent place for small boat owners and kayakers to take their craft. The big boat owners already have Folsom ...