Placer County judge: Late filing means no lawsuit against Bohemia project

A lawsuit filed three days late has cost foes of a Wal-Mart/Costco-type store in North Auburn a chance to take the development to court. Superior Court Judge Charles Wachob ruled ...

Our View: McCaulou’s a sign of Auburn’s economic revival

Auburn is a great place to do business, and one of the Bay Area’s best-kept secrets soon will get the opportunity to discover that first-hand. In the process, the rest of the Au ...

Keep church, state separate

Religion and politics do not go together, simply because your judgments can be clouded by what you believe. And we can’t forget the fact that everybody has a different religion, ...

Obama doesn’t know how to cut

Mr. (John T.) Nightingale summed it up perfectly with his letter published Feb. 17. President (Barack) Obama does in fact want to make drastic cuts to our domestic programs. He s ...

Can someone please step up?

I wish somebody would take my place. Since the knee operation Feb. 2, I feel the recyclables piling up already. For about seven years I’ve collected glass/aluminum/-plastic in r ...

Education/Beck link is unclear

Although I live outside Auburn, I enjoy the Auburn Journal and read with some interest letter writer Brian Hassett’s (Feb. 15) assessment of Glenn Beck. For those who don’t kno ...

Ag ‘speed dating’ the start of a beautiful relationship

PlacerGrown is putting an agricultural spin on “speed dating.” It’s a way to initiate a dialog between farmers and food buyers as the growing season approaches. “The time ...

Supply school choice — now

James McKesson is right (Reader Input, Journal, Jan. 15). We are being ripped off by academic elitists. For too long federal and state departments of education, in cahoots with the ...

On marriage and equality

The Declaration of Independence proclaims the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. This statement is based upon the belief in the inherent worth and di ...

Gay lifestyle perverse

Making it legal doesn’t make it morally right, the same as to abortion. The power of love and truth is found in Jesus Christ, the living word man calls the Bible, God’s love le ...

Not all religious folk anti-gay

Re: “Is same-sex marriage OK by Auburn?”, (Journal, Feb. 16): Kudos to the Auburn Journal and Gus Thomson for publishing this article on an issue so important to people in our ...

Apply modern criteria to Ravine access

As the Baltimore Ravine project makes its way through the review and approval process, the major issue has not become the project itself, but the location of the proposed principal ...

Ruffalo: Maki ponders post-hip-surgery supervisor run

Wringing out the notebook while wondering just how high gasoline prices — and the state’s deficit, for that matter — have to go before we start drilling for our own oil ... ...

Our View: When trimming cost, schools are not ‘fat’

Earlier this week the Journal profiled some of the exciting high-tech learning opportunities at Placer Union high schools. Placer High School offers classes in mechatronics and ad ...

Erect monopine in a practical spot

This letter is in response to the Auburn Journal editorial “Auburn needs monopine,” (Our View, Feb. 13). Not all area residents are against having a cell tower. I am not again ...