Giants nail passion from longtime fans

Rooting for the San Francisco Giants has been a Rothe family tradition since I was a small child. My great uncle managed the Candlestick Park parking lot when I was a boy and we ha ...

Bachman has the experience

Please join me in voting for Jim Bachman. I have known Jim for over 50 years. As a matter of fact, I went to Lincoln High School with Jim in the 1950s. Jim has always been an ind ...

Elect Morebeck to N.I.D. board

Mr. (William) Morebeck is definitely my choice for the board of Nevada Irrigation District. William is extremely intelligent and has the ability to work with people and numerous or ...

Campaign gets voter down

I am so tired of this political campaign! The negative ads are polluting the airwaves and telling us nothing about what the candidates will do, who they are, and what they stand fo ...

(Not) living in Gordy’s world

I would like to respond to an Oct. 24 letter suggesting that Larry Tracy is Gordon Ainsleigh’s puppet. Mr. Tracy has been CEO of four major multinational corporations. He flew a ...

No on Prop. 19; Go Giants!

Awareness of substance abuse has just gone mainstream. I caught the end of the Yankees vs. Rangers game when the Rangers won a trip to the World Series. The exuberant players of th ...

Poor schools increase other costs

I would like to challenge the voters of the Auburn area who are pondering Measure L to consider the larger picture. Having worked in a prison and around corrections for nearly four ...

Pell, Hillmen hit a high note

Directing the Placer High defense from in front of his goal isn’t much of a stretch for Nigel Pell. The Hillmen’s senior goalkeeper conducts the school’s band as the drum ma ...

Overflow crowd shows concern for Auburn State Recreation Area at forum

Concerned about the future of the 26,000-acre Auburn State Recreation Area, a crowd packed the Placer County Board of Supervisors chambers and spilled out into the hallway today fo ...

Marijuana more bad than good

Re: Proposition 19, the marijuana issue: I am absolutely opposed to Proposition 19 for marijuana for several reasons. We surely know that lungs are for breathing clean air only, n ...

Mike Holmes a man of action

Because of increased vandalism on Boardman Street four neighbors requested another streetlight be installed on a dark area of the street. After paying our installation fee to the ...

Ainsleigh, shame on you!

It is highly disheartening to see local Auburn folk behaving in the way of the big league politicians by mud-slinging and name-calling, but that is exactly what is happening here. ...

Measure L deserves yes

Over the past 10 years the Auburn Union School District has been forced to make major cuts to its budget. The state has cut nearly $3 million meant for Auburn’s classrooms. For a ...

Rock-toss sentence wrong for teens

I am a parent of a 17-year-old boy, and a good friend of Hunter (Perez) (Journal, Oct. 15). I have had the pleasure of watching him on and off the football field, had him in my hom ...
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