Mike Holmes a thrifty politician

I strongly recommend Mike Holmes for re-election to the Auburn City Council. Not only has he done outstanding work as an incumbent, but he has been particularly thrifty with the t ...

Auburn: Love it or leave it

I must comment on today’s feature article regarding chip-seal paving in Shirland Tract (Journal, Sept. 21). If Ray and Vickie Ferrari don’t like the way things are done in Pla ...

May your woes be only gravel

Thank you, Brad Kearns, for your letter in the Sept. 22 issue of the Journal regarding the gravel road grumblers, (Journal, Sept. 21). I was very surprised that such a story would ...

An example of honesty, integrity

A good word for a good deed done by Eric Worm of Auburn, owner of Grease-Free Exhaust/Restaurant Fire Protection. I left my purse with all valuables on a table outside of Ikeda’ ...

Cavolt no champion of the little guy

It seems like Steve Cavolt has his fingers in all sorts of local pots. As head of the Tea Party Patriots he says, in his letter from last week, that he’s collecting donations fro ...

Grieving parents sound choking game alarm

With the belief that their son died in a tragic choking-game accident, Justin Butler’s parents said Wednesday they want to help spread a warning about its dangers. Eric and Kend ...

City pay brews anger

City officials find themselves on the hot seat after questionable financial practices have led to controversy. Populist rage has been brewing over six-digit pensions, double dipp ...

Sheriff says Bear River student Justin Butler's death an accident

Bear River High School student Justin Butler’s death was a tragic accident, a Nevada County Sheriff’s Office investigation concluded today. And as Butler’s schoolmates begin ...

Help Pakistan flood victims

Re: “Starting out life the hard way,” Journal, Sept. 1. I think that just going to Pakistan to take pictures of the people who survived the floodings is wrong. I think that we ...

Nation needs its government

What a thoroughly senseless letter penned by John Downs (Journal, Sept 13). He claims that our elected leaders “create crisis after crisis.” Please tell us, John, exactly how ...