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 ...

Big new hotel doesn’t belong

We don’t need another large hotel in Auburn (Journal, Feb. 27). This project should be denied. It harms the environment and causes an inconvenience for the local community. This ...

Lavish pensions have gotta go

In response to “ranting Ron Lowe of Nevada City” (Reader Input, March 3): I see that you are at it again, this time ranting about the “fight for workers’ rights.” What p ...

Sports arena misnamed

There are three points that should be emphasized regarding the new sports/entertainment complex being ramrodded down our throats. 1. The Maloofs (Sacramento Kings owners) are to be ...

McClintock speaks for his district

When I heard that a Placer County supervisor flew back to D.C. to solicit federal funds for some “pet projects” for his district from Congressman Tom McClintock (Journal, Feb. ...

God hears our prayers

I read Joe Terruso’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, Feb. 28), and trust that he is feeling better, but the phrase that caught my attention was, “God help us!” That is ...