Leadership institute to focus on energy, climate

The Sierra Business Council is seeing green and wants to share that vision. This year’s Sierra Leadership Institute’s focus is Energy and Climate Program 2011. And the emphasi ...

Congrats to Foresthill

My daughter played basketball for Forest Lake Christian until she graduated in 2009. Forest Lake played Foresthill on multiple occasions over the years. Foresthill Coach Tim Dadi ...

Roadside pair proved gracious

I was driving west on I-80 Wednesday afternoon and had to pull over with a flat tire. A gentleman stopped and offered to change the tire for me. This was indeed a welcome offer. I ...

Poor animals deserve better

Halle Grebe (Reader Input, Feb. 6) was correct in calling the Auburn Animal Shelter a “pound”! In this antiquated facility dogs never see the sunlight unless a compassionat ...

The open land belongs to all

I agree that building jumps, digging, planking, etc. should not be allowed on any state or federal land, that land belongs to all taxpayers and should not be altered in any way e ...

No fan of Baltimore Ravine development

Re: Baltimore Ravine project: When buying our homes in this subdivision, no Realtor revealed an existing right-of-way from the 1960s. So, she certainly had no way of knowing a de ...

Money should not be decider

Re: “Second person denied Arizona transplant coverage dies,” (Journal, Jan. 7): I think that it is sad that our country has come to the point where we can’t supply desperate ...

It’s time to abolish abortion

Abortion is a big problem in our country today. Many teens get pregnant. Then they have an abortion because they don’t know what to do with the child. But, even so, they don ...

Skate park is a good design

I think more people would be in favor of a skate plaza in our (Loomis) Downtown Park if they saw the design. I feel that many people do not know exactly what a skate plaza is. A ...

A water park sure sounds cool

I am 82 and the summers get very hot here. I have my great-grandchildren nearby and I had visions of being able to go to this new (Loomis) park, grab some sandwiches nearby or an ...