Loomis resident in trouble for disturbing protected wetlands

A Loomis homeowner and developer is in hot water for allegedly grading and clearing protected wetlands owned by the Town of Loomis, said town staff. According to Matt Lopez, town ...

Fully support peace, Obama

Ginny and I are behind our president in his efforts to bring about peace in our world. Our country is in need of some soul-searching to find a way to live with our nuclear weapons ...

Keep up the good work

Thank you for printing my letter (Reader Input, Jan. 10) regarding the conditions in the public bathroom in downtown Colfax. I would like to give a big thanks to City Manager Bruc ...

Kill the death row dwellers

I am responding to Paul Comiskey’s letter of March 2 titled “Death row costs way too much.” Why? Because our elected officials and judges keep them in prison for 20-, 30-ye ...

Except Parker, columnists fine

What a bright new voice is Ronald Fraser. His column in the Journal on Feb. 15 was interesting and insightful. Hopefully we will see him again in the Journal. I also appreciate an ...

Negatives of pot outweigh positives

I was saddened to read the letter “Pot pluses trump minuses” (Reader Input, Feb. 16), for the following reasons: This “student’s” research is far too limited to make an i ...

Our View: Quartz Ridge apartment project doesn’t pencil out

Sometimes, using simple math can be misleading. Sometimes, it can be enlightening, even provocative. In the case of the proposed Quartz Ridge Family Apartments — known formerly ...

A state championship is just what the Doc ordered

Jake Elliott’s climb to a state championship was stamped Saturday night in front of a crowd of 6,447 at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, but it was defined in January at a tale ...

Middle class should unite

Apparently, from Donna McCloskey’s letter, Fox “news” is doing it’s job to convince us in the middle class that we have caused the deficit experienced by the country. Now m ...

Arena sadly outdated

It seems like whenever I hear discussion of the new sports and entertainment complex, the only name I hear is Maloof, and that they should be the principle financiers of the projec ...

Deputy had superb lawyer

When Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage’s case was dismissed by Placer County Superior Court Judge Colleen Nichols on Feb. l (Journal, Feb. 2), there was no celebrating with c ...

Start building pyramids

If our governments: federal, state, county and city don’t economize from the top down now, rather than the bottom up, we will have Egypt right here in the U.S. of A. And that i ...

Don’t use private roads for business

Warning to homeowners who share and maintain private roads: If a proposed county zoning amendment is adopted, private roads will be opened to public traffic as landowners hold comm ...

Weight loss miracle method? Residents share their HCG diet success stories

Allison Gillespie recently lost 20 pounds in less than a month. She said homeopathic drops of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, a hormone extracted from pregnant women’s urine, were ...
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