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 ...

Schools can save money

Regarding our schools, I have some ideas that I think may help Auburn Unified School District’s budget problems. As a student of the district (E.V. Cain) I can’t recall seeing ...

Cemetery can use volunteers

This letter is in response to the Manzanita Cemetery vandalism (Journal, Nov. 18). When I lived in Santa Rosa, there was an old cemetery called the Rural Cemetery. It may have be ...

Attorneys’ fees the real news

Re: “Jury convicts ex-Doolittle aide” (Journal, Nov. 17), what’s with the headlines? Charges were dropped against (Rep. John) Doolittle. Get over it. Lobbyists are there to ...

Look at people, not Internet

I would like to give my thoughts on the overuse of the Internet. Many people use the Internet for most of their day. A lot of children are spending a lot of time with games and me ...

GOP should say yes to progress

As California goes, so goes the nation. Look to the last election in California. Big Money lost. The people saw through trying to buy an election. The GOP, in trying to take down ...