Administrative waste is staggering

Regarding the front-page article by Bridget Jones addressing (education) administrators’ pay, (Journal, Sept. 28): it is wonderful to witness someone addressing the larger pictur ...

Road chip seal nothing new

Placer County has been using cap and seal method on road repair for years. Perhaps the road in question should have not been repaired (Journal, Sept. 21). I am sure the article wo ...

Don’t gloss over graffiti problem

I attended the Airstream trailer show (Sunday). Wow, what a display. I hope they will bring them back next year, but I hope the graffiti taggers don’t get there first. The first ...

Man received court support

The man charged with alleged felony animal cruelty for hacking an opossum 44 times with a meat cleaver until it died, as four juveniles watched and videotaped the hacking, was supp ...

Tea party avoids listing specifics

Like everyone else, I have been reading articles about the tea party. They profess to be for less government, less taxes and for free markets. While one could say all that sounds ...

Tea party members strive for unity

On Sunday, Sept. 12, a tea party event was held in Sacramento (Journal, Friday, Sept. 10), and the question has been posed, “What is the tea party?” Perhaps the question should ...

Our View: Rep. McClintock already paid to represent us

The cash-strapped city of Colfax recently agreed to pay former Congressman John Doolittle $30,000 to lobby the federal government on wastewater issues. Since news of the deal was ...

Brown, Whitman clash

DAVIS (AP) — Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman clashed Tuesday over remedies for the state’s teetering economy, using their first gubernatorial debate to draw sha ...

Supes deny North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco appeal by opponents

Placer County supervisors gave their support today to the controversial Bohemia development, clearing the way for a court battle over a possible Costco or Wal-Mart in North Auburn. ...

Soria tags All-American status

Shane Soria isn’t going to blast towering home runs or throw the baseball 95 mph. But his speed and skill with the bat certainly turned heads this summer. The Forest Lake Christ ...