Placer program builds empathy

I was heartened to learn about Placer High School bringing the Breaking Down the Walls program to students (Journal, Feb. 3). It is essential for the student community to live in ...

Sentence Jared Loughner to life

Re: “Charges filed in shooting rampage,” Journal, Jan. 10: In my opinion people do not need to express their emotions by going out and shooting innocent people. Everybody in ...

Don’t try to redefine rape

Well, the GOP is at it again. They want to abolish abortion funding to those women who are not “forcibly” raped. What are they thinking? Is not rape a forcible act? It is har ...

Herdal Drive long recognized as access

I am a native-born resident of Auburn, having lived here since 1960. My family has lived in Auburn for generations before me. Over the decades property, which used to consist of hu ...

Accused gave her no trouble

I have felt very badly reading all about Sherri Shifflett in The Journal and her being charged with elder abuse and stealing from them (Journal, Jan. 26). I have had Sherri clean ...

Auburn pound lacking charm

The Auburn pound is in need of help. The people of the pound do their best to take care of the animals in need. For example, on the first day at the pound, all animals are given m ...

Another vote for Pacific Street

Regarding the Baltimore Ravine project access point, as a homeowner in the Sierra Vista del Valle subdivision, I strongly oppose using Herdal Drive as the ingress/egress point for ...

Enter ravine project via Pacific Street

As a long-time resident of Auburn and a local business owner, I am not opposed to the development of Baltimore Ravine. Growth that is well thought out and planned with all citizens ...

Our View: Put Montgomery back on Tahoe planning board

A push to allow developers to “clean up” eyesores in Lake Tahoe has left a black mark on four of the five Placer County supervisors’ voting records. Recently, four members ...

Trees vital to Auburn

Auburn’s trees are quickly disappearing because of our citizens! Our trees are an important part of our environment. Animals and people need trees for many different reasons. I ...