Weekend all about great tastes

Don’t plan on eating dinner Saturday night. Those attending Saturday’s Auburn Wine and Food Festival will likely be too full after an afternoon spent tantalizing the taste bud ...

Vote Holmes for city council

Mike Holmes deserves our vote for city council as, among other things, he has been actively involved in the effort to save Lake Clementine in the Auburn State Recreation Area from ...

Rudd for Sierra College trustee

Sierra College is one of the most important educational institutions for our community, serving everyone from recent high school graduates to returning veterans to individuals look ...

Dr. Ainsleigh’s word prevails

I’ve known Dr. (Gordon) Ainsleigh for almost 20 years now, and find him thoroughly worthy of being called my friend. If Dr. Ainsleigh says the incumbents in this ARD election a ...

Country folk must coexist

I believe that people who move into an area zoned for the private ownership of large animals, rural farmland, and therefore with existing types of wild game, should not try to chan ...

Reader disavows link to ARD discord

I didn’t appreciate seeing my name mentioned early in an Oct. 6 (Journal) article about inflammatory communication from (Auburn Recreation District board director) Gordon Ainsle ...

Another View: Top 10 reasons to visit this year’s Auburn Community Festival

As most readers have observed, I like to make top 10 lists. I especially like sharing my opinion when it comes to an event like the Auburn Community Festival (Saturday, Oct. 16 at ...

Town settles for $231K

Loomis has settled its lawsuit with the Rocklin Crossings developers for $231,491. Perry Beck, Loomis town manager, said the parties came to an agreement on Sept. 17 and money wil ...

Our View: Hunting in Loomis is too dangerous

Loomis residents were not expecting to hear gunfire from deer hunters last week but they did. And despite Department of Fish and Game officials’ OK, residents should not have to ...

Happy with road chip-seal

A big thanks to the county for their work on Shirland Tract. The biggest safety threat on Shirland Tract is Mr. Ferrari’s geese in the road. ROSS COON, Auburn

Possum-killer protected family

My name is Brianne Waters. I am writing in regards to the article against Carter Livingston (Journal, Sept. 26). Carter is being charged with a crime of intent. Carter’s only in ...

‘Good old days’ is a fantasy

Re: “Obama steering us into the abyss,” (Reader Input, Sept. 7) by Ann Laman, who states “We want our country back, the country our forefathers and fathers fought for.” I, ...

‘Hunting season’ disturbs reader

Not only do we move into wildlife territory, displacing the native animals, but we create a season to kill them (Journal, Oct. 1). Aren’t we civilized? Doesn’t “hunting seas ...

Auburnite OK with big box

Allen Cassidy writes that destroying an area for economic increase is not the answer to our deeper social problems (Reader Input, Oct. 1). Allen, you are spot on! I know of no st ...

Don’t toss your chewing gum!

This afternoon, Sept. 22, I was followed for a couple of blocks and pulled over near Folsom by a Folsom police officer on motorcycle. To my great surprise, I was ticketed for toss ...