Del Oro girls ace tough road test

The Del Oro High girls basketball team used its signature balance and a big defensive night from Belle Obert to battle past St. Francis 57-48 Tuesday night in Sacramento.The Golden ...

Good remodel good for town

Re: “City Hall remodel angers resident,” (Journal, Nov. 29): When I heard that a man was complaining about his (Rocklin) City Hall, I thought he wasn’t paying much attention ...

Checklist to restore USA

There are four things we can do to get California and the federal government back to fiscal sanity, dramatically reduce unemployment, virtually eliminate illegal immigration and pu ...

Blame fire on man who set it

Re: “Service cuts spawned Galleria disaster,” (Reader Input, Nov. 30), I believe that the Galleria fire wasn’t “our” fault. When the man set it on fire, it was his choi ...

Tourist kiosk an unneeded toy

How foolish it is to spend thousands on a kiosk (Journal, Nov. 30). In a down economy, you don’t waste money on such things. You either spend it on the people or you save it for ...

Angels descend for ‘jailed’ pooch

I know you’ll get some feedback regarding the letter to the editor from the man who cannot afford to “bail out” his dog (Reader Input, Dec. 7). Ashley Memorial Dog Park wil ...

Parade warmed all who watched

On Saturday night (Dec. 4) the streets were lined with thousands of spectators, the Auburn Police Department along with volunteers were stationed on the route and the weather held ...

Our View: Parade of Lights a wonderful event easily made better

Auburn’s Parade of Lights was an outstanding success, thanks to Chairman Steve Galyardt, the city and hundreds of participants and volunteers. It could be even better, though, w ...

Parade disrupts comings/goings

I understand that the light parade in Downtown Auburn is an exciting event to most residents. However, it is not to all. It is not fair to restrict access to all back streets near ...

Time to repeal ‘stupid’ law

In reading the article, weekend edition, on “Gay debate splinters Auburn,” (Journal, Dec. 3-4), the comments of those opposed to the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DAD ...

Holidays grim for dog owner

So I had a dog stolen last weekend. The county got the dog this week and I called them up. They tell me it’s $140 to get him out. I told them I don’t have that and they said ...

Reviving dam appallingly wasteful

A recent Journal article (Thursday, Dec. 2) talked about how Tom McClintock is going to chair the House water and power subcommittee and could then rejuvenate the Auburn Dam projec ...

Another View: Lest we forget

Dec. 7, 1941, is a day locked in the hearts and minds of all old enough to have lived during that horror and its aftermath: the four years of World War II. However, for the genera ...

Can guardrail stop suicide?

I think that before we go ahead and raise the guardrail on the Foresthill Bridge (Journal, Nov. 15), we should ask ourselves, “Will this really help?” It is a horrible thing w ...

‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ futile

To the honorable editors whom I consider the fourth branch of governmental balance: the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy currently held by the Department of Defense is futile ...