Eagles defend their Nest

LOOMIS - A lot of statements have been made concerning the Del Oro High football team this season. Tonight the team offered a statement of its own by refusing to give up after star ...

“Hard” American River canyon landing for helicopter

Two occupants of a helicopter were able to walk away from what is being described by a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman as a “hard landing” in the American River canyo ...

Both parties failed miserably

In the recent writings of Bob and Ginny Mock, it was said that wisdom comes with old age, their expressed wisdom at least (Reader Input, Aug. 30). While the Mocks may have a few y ...

Leave Loomis hunters alone

In a short-staffed time, how much valuable sheriff and Fish and Game officer time was wasted by Mr. (Greg) White (Journal, Oct. 1)? I’m sure that he knew that the actions were ...

Possum ‘problem’ took care of itself

Years ago my dogs tangled with an opossum. The possum looked to be dead so I slid it into a black trash bag and put her in our shed until I had time to bury her. Next check on he ...

Placer’s registered voters now 200,000 strong

Not even opening the notebook while sending kudos and props to Chile for what’s being called the Miner Miracle. Had the same calamity happened in this country, we’d still be w ...

Government has its uses

Grant Shaw needs to go back to Econ 1A (Reader Input, Sept. 26.) It is not government regulations that lead to economic meltdowns. The Community Reinvestment Act that Shaw cites w ...

Self-sufficiency a rare concept

There is one helpful solution to the nation’s deficit – “Made in America.” JAMES HOUSEL, Foresthill

Vote third-party for real change

Before you fill out your ballots and mail them in, look at the website of the League of Women Voters for their position on the state ballot measures. This is the group who used to ...

Snyder a real problem-solver

I’m wholeheartedly adding my vote to the Auburn Journal’s editorial board, which recently endorsed Bob Snyder for Auburn City Council. Having known Bob for many years, I can at ...

Sounds like old hate speech

In response to “Real Americans uphold peace” by Anne Gassman, Citrus Heights, (Reader Input, Sept. 26): I find it just amazing that in one sentence the writer spouts values of ...

Time to help Auburn youth

As regards Mr. and Mrs. (Renee and Vince) Anaclerio’s letter (Reader Input, Oct. 10), I would like to point out a few things. First, the (Measure L) money would be used only fo ...

Tall antenna objectionable

After many years serving on the Auburn City Council, I need your support. Once again I am confronted with another problem concerning land use next to my home. In the past, the cit ...

Giving 16-cents a day a no-brainer

I am writing to urge local voters to support Measure L, which will raise $4 million for the Auburn school district by collecting $59 per year from property owners in the school dis ...

Another View: Governor’s blue line vetoes bad for Placer students, families

Friday, Oct. 8, Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed nearly $1 billion in spending to build a larger “rainy day fund,” which will have a significant impact on some of Placer County ...