Vivid Signs wise to newest technologies

When Jay Shinn decided he wanted a career change, he looked for a sign, literally. A year ago he opened Vivid Signs, Inc. in the Auburn Airport Business Park. “I departed the pr ...

Thankful for act of kindness

I have lived in Rocklin for 42 years. Obviously I like it here! My affirmations of the people who live here were, once again, confirmed. On June 25, I pulled out of my garage with ...

Give us a single payer system

Regarding rate hikes for California citizens which started on July 1. These hikes by Aetna, Health-Net, Anthem Blue and Blue Cross could go up by as much as 17 percent. I am so ha ...

Resolve that DC debt gridlock

The following represents my best ideas for solving the nation’s enormous deficit problems. It reflects my knowledge of Medicare funding that comes from 20 years working as a C.P. ...

President doesn’t measure up as leader

Recently the president said the following in reference to Congress: “They need to do their job. Now’s the time to go ahead and make the tough choices. That’s why they’re ca ...

English or Western?

Did you read about our great Gov. (Jerry) Brown saying, “History should be honest”? If he wants history to be honest, then let’s be honest. Why does he want history changed? ...

Vote to drop death penalty

The defendants in two recent Placer County homicides could have death penalty charges filed against them. What will District Attorney (Scott) Owens do? Will he cause incalculable ...

Let Murdoch unite America

American citizen Rupert Murdoch and his News of the World scandal have succeeded in bringing the adversarial British House of Commons to agree and be on the same page. Maybe the Br ...

Does Gaines feel own cuts?

How ironic that Ted Gaines is upset about his daughters’ inability to enroll in courses at Sacramento State (“Tuition hikes put a ‘squeeze’ on middle class wallets,” Jour ...

Just cut administrators’ salaries a little

Elaborating on Ted Smith’s letter, “Research before raising taxes,” Journal, July 20: Can anyone explain to me why raising taxes and tuition for our college students is the o ...