Let us rally in support of birth center

I was greatly saddened and slightly appalled to read of the impending closure of the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Family Birthing Center (Journal, May 3). For over 45 years this f ...

Community Portrait: Artists’ group effort a sum of multiple ideas

What happens when 18 creative artists get together and pour their artistic energy into a group project thriving on each other’s creative ideas? You get an incredible piece of a ...

Placer County regional wastewater decision will have to wait

Placer County supervisors want more answers on a $92 million regional wastewater solution that would pipe sewage from Auburn and North Auburn to Lincoln. The city of Lincoln provi ...

Man scales new Foresthill Bridge fencing to leap to his death

A man climbed over new, higher fencing on the Foresthill Bridge and leaped to his death Wednesday morning. The bridge is currently undergoing a $74.4 million seismic retrofit and ...

Consume less to nurture Earth

It is estimated that if the whole world were consuming as much as the wealthy countries are consuming, we would have to use up five Earths. To increase the world’s sustainabili ...

Rocklin PD leads by example

In the past year, my family has had five interactions with the Rocklin Police Department, including a traffic accident, stolen car and two police officers stopping to give my young ...

Carpet man sang baritone

Interesting that you should have a death notice of Elmer Lynn Hauldren of Evanston, Ill. who died at age 89 (Journal, April 28). I doubt if many people in California would have ev ...

‘Salute’ letter harbors racism

First off, let me say that I do not like to use individual’s names in letters as I consider it in poor taste and don’t like dueling with the pen. I would like to respond to th ...

Death penalty can kill the innocent

Abolishing the death penalty is the only way to assure that the government does not execute innocent people. One-hundred and thirty-nine people have been freed from death rows in ...

Gaines bests Campanale in 4th District Assembly special election

Republican Beth Gaines was on her way to a special election win against Assembly District 4 opponent Dennis Campanale on Tuesday. Gaines had secured a comfortable 10-percentage-po ...