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 ...