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 ...

God speed Placer judicial reform

Re: “Advocates planning to sue public defender,” Journal, Sept. 12. Four years ago, two members of the judiciary — judges (Frances) Kearny and (Larry) Gaddis — chose to ab ...

Address truly pressing issues

Do we really need another letter from a birther (Bob Velon, Sept. 5)? I don’t remember anyone questioning John McCain’s eligibility when he ran for the presidency. He was born ...

Good time to read document

Re: Comments about President Obama’s citizenship: I think Mr. (Bob) Velon (Reader Input, Sept. 5) should actually read the Constitution. Because of his letter, I did. The 14th ...

US Constitution misquote shames

The letter to the editor by Bob Velon that appeared in the Auburn Journal on Sept. 5 is disingenuous. The letter started by stating the president may have been born in Hawaii. The ...

Ruffalo: County budget tightened at expense of staff

Skimming the notebook while considering that if Jerry Brown should win the governorship, won’t he be both the youngest and oldest person ever to hold that post? ... Whether or n ...