Auburn Police match Placer High vandal's graffiti evidence to a tee

Hand-written scrawl on a Placer High School student’s T-shirt helped collar a tagger Auburn Police say is responsible for a rash of graffiti vandalism around the city. School Re ...

Defensible space is good

Re: “Clearing land to reduce fire fuels in North Auburn,” (Journal, Aug. 23). I think that clearing land to prevent fires is a good idea because more fires in Auburn would be ...

Leader ignored flag etiquette

While attending the Fourth of July parade, I witnessed something that was disturbing to me. (Auburn Mayor) Bridget Powers, who is running for re-election to the City Council, was ...

Hope you like your ‘change’

Some very good comments lately on how we got into this recession. The brain dead liberal Democrats will unfortunately never get it, though. It’s true that it took both parties t ...

Hillmen prep for Friday face-off

Placer Hillmen head coach Joey Montoya calls out plays to his offensive line during Wednesday afternoon’s practice. After having last Friday off, the Hillmen are ready to face th ...

The place to be on a Friday night

During these times when we have to be more careful with our money we are forced to cut back on our expenses. The first thing we must be concerned with is making sure we have the ne ...

Koch bros. do not pull strings

My letter is in response to Leslye Janusz’s letter to the editor on Sept. 8. Leslye states that the Koch brothers are funding the tea party folks. I can state unequivocally that ...

Foothills life a precious gift

In this post 9/11 world, we all have a lot to be grateful for. We have our most valuable possession, our life. We who have survived our youth, no doubt learned a lot. Those who did ...

North built up our symphony

We will always be honored that Janet North was a moving force in the development of the Auburn Symphony from a struggling orchestra to one of the best community symphonies in the U ...

Board member wants colleagues out

The upcoming Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD) election will decide whether the ARD board of directors is going to do the will of the people. ARD and county parks hav ...

Is your child in shape?

Are local kids physically fit? The State of California wants to know and each year fifth-, seventh-, and ninth-graders across the state are tested for strength, endurance and heal ...

Let us work like Americans

I feel homes should come down in price. Homes are too high-priced. Put people back to work. People have to work for a living. I hate to see these men and boys being killed in I ...

Framers sought faith tolerance

It is often said that to find God in the Constitution, one simply has to read it, and see how often the framers used the words “God,” or “Creator,” “Jesus,” or “Lord. ...

Kevin Hanley earns his votes

There is a reason that the city of Auburn is not suffering and on the verge of bankruptcy in this time of universal economic woes. It is the leadership of some of our city council ...

Great to be a public employee

In the article concerning (educators’) retirement income (Journal, Sept. 13), you say that Joy Hauser taught at Skyridge for 16 years and had a total of 25 working years for the ...