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 ...

PBS answers to higher authority

Every time I look at the daily TV schedule I get more depressed. What a proliferation of nonsense! Am I the only one who doesn’t care a whit about Charlie Sheen, who thinks Donal ...

Time to start leader recalls

California’s Republican legislators are afraid of putting a tax extension measure on the June ballot and letting the people decide on whether to extend the current higher tax rat ...

Pastor shouldn’t ‘name-call’ homeless

Thanks for including the name of the Gathering Inn in the article, “Homeless camp trash riles neighbors,” (March 23). Instead of intellectually categorizing and labeling those ...

Another View: Water agency must learn to live within ratepayers’ means

I was elected to the Placer County Water Agency Board in 2008. It was a tough election. Many people in my district were simply fed up with perceived wrongs of PCWA. Many people fe ...

Ruffalo: As in Middle East, revolution brews at Lake of the Pines

Nobody can say I didn’t give the Lake of the Pines board of directors a long enough grace period. When the new board assumed (quaint word, no?) its leadership role last summer, ...