Our children held hostage

Shame on the Republican legislators for playing games with the children of this state. Shame on Sen. Ted Gaines for playing games with the children of Roseville. Gov. (Jerry) Brow ...

President a great leader

Kudos to our president, Barack Obama, for joining the international community to help protect the people of Libya protesting an insane and inhumane dictator. Shame on those who, f ...

Wal-Mart as town-wrecker

Back in the late 1990s, I was taking my mom to a two-day religious observance at the tiny Christian church she belonged to, whose nearest congregation was in Gilroy. After dropping ...

Mavy shows guts and insight

I just read Ben Mavy’s guest column as a Placer County Water Agency Board board member (“Another View,” March 28). It was an excellent article and very encouraging to read h ...

Auburn should drive down Wal-Mart

Years ago when the Board of Supervisors approved the Bohemia site for a big-box store I said two things — first that they would sell their mothers for a dollar of tax revenue, an ...

Another View: Honesty will help our homeless

As the recipient of anger from a few about my remarks in a (March 23) Auburn Journal article, I would like to clarify a few things. First of all, I would like to thank the one per ...

Developer: Lawsuit scared Costco away

Could the threat of a lawsuit by a community group have scared Costco away from buying a prime North Auburn site? And did that set the stage for Wal-Mart to ultimately make the dea ...

Let’s get state back on track

First I have to say that I am glad to be an American. I have served four years in Vietnam for my country. I have always paid my taxes and have voted all my adult life. My wife and ...

Rising taxes thwart business

Tax the job creators and tax the entrepreneurs some more and see what is happening in the state of Illinois and may well be happening in California. The ingenious policy-makers in ...

An amazing ‘Into the Woods’

Once again I am floored by the amazing talent of the kids at Placer High School. “Into the Woods” was awesome. I encourage anyone and everyone to attend this musical. Thank you ...

Skyridge artistry promotes joy

It was with great joy I read your article on the third-graders at Skyridge School creating images of our wonderful courthouse (Journal, March 28). Cheers to their teacher, Heather ...

Prune trees for public safety

Good reporting and pictures on the High Street Auburn incident where the woman’s car —and almost the woman — was impaled by a tree-top that had blown off one of the trees at ...

Let’s help our community’s homeless

The recent rains and article in the Auburn Journal (March 23) remind those of us who have homes how grateful we are for our basic shelter. Unfortunately, many of our homeless neigh ...

It’s Wal-Mart, not Costco: North Auburn development battleground sold to retailing giant

It’s a Wal-Mart, after all. In an end-game that an opponent of a big-box store on North Auburn’s 18.5-acre site said Monday was disappointing but not unexpected, Bohemia Prope ...

Who’s she calling daft?

I was very offended by Theresa (Cote)’s reference to me and many of my friends being perceived as a “daft” constituency by Tom McClintock (Reader Input, March 23)! I also tak ...