New owners serve up sandwich dream

Owning a Beach Hut Deli franchise is the fulfillment of a five-year dream for Meadow Vista’s Katie Kreeger. She and her husband, Matt, purchased the Highway 49 eatery in late Ja ...

Ruffalo: Regional council improves lawyer’s lot on our dime

How many messages do we have to send before the elected and appointed officials understand that they’re spending way too much of our money? Obviously the people of SACOG haven ...

Politicians need new rhetoric

I received campaign propaganda from John Allard and it’s the same old rhetoric I always get. He’s going to protect my gun rights and lower my taxes. Hey, John, what about heal ...

Stupid drivers come in all ages

Interesting articles and letters about senior drivers. In December 2009 I was returning to work on my lunch break. I left Target and was first in line to turn left or straight to K ...

Police officer could use a hat

On Monday, Feb. 21, I opened the Auburn Journal to see a bald cop that needed a shave. He was pointing a Taser at me. Was that supposed to scare us? Right on the front page, big ...

Much work done in Washington, D.C.

From Tuesday, Feb. 15 through Thursday, Feb. 17, Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt, County Executive Office Tom Miller and I met in Washington D.C. with several high-level f ...

Another View: Amgen Tour events filling the calendar

I can hear John Ruffcorn now. “People, we have 72 days to go,” the Auburn Police captain would say. “The clock is ticking, let’s get to work.” Step inside the war room of ...

Our View: Meet in Auburn, not Washington, D.C.

Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes criticized Congressman Tom McClintock recently for not backing progressive local programs with federal dollars. McClintock fired back that Holm ...

Grass Valley City Hall suicide questions linger, a day after shooting in restroom

Why a distraught woman chose Grass Valley City Hall to kill herself remained a mystery Thursday, a day after her body was found by an employee in a first floor restroom stall. The ...

Get wise to candidates

I am writing in response to Gary Miller’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, Feb. 27) regarding the candidates for the State Assembly, 4th District seat. Mr. Miller implies th ...