To financial oblivion we go

I think I’ve stumbled onto a truism. Mark Twain referred to our federal legislature as “that grand old benevolent asylum for the helpless!” I think he hit the nail on the hea ...

Put money toward building

Regarding the ADA laws: Instead of paying to settle with attorney Scott Johnson or paying to fight him, why don’t the building owners simply pay to make the necessary changes to ...

Reconsider medical marijuana decision

Recently you had a front-page article (Journal, July 27) that has personally touched my family’s life. I’m hoping that with the medical marijuana dispensary recently closed by ...

Placer County mulls unpredictable Middle Fork money options

Placer County’s Middle Fork money is still question mark. But the question of where the profits should flow continues to be studied. Overall revenue predictions are a movin ...

Growing season heats up for farm to fork crowd

It’s been one slow growing season but nature’s bounty is starting to crop up in abundance at Placer County’s farmers markets. In a process that moves with the fickle nature ...

Concerts lived up to name

The “Gift of the Heart” Homeland Concert Series produced by Lorin Miller was a roaring success. It was held behind our Library July 1-3 and was a beautiful celebration in honor ...

Class more than a plant how-to

To all fans of Eisley Nursery Auburn: I took Earlene Eisley Freeman’s “how-to houseplant” class on July 28. I was sad to see that only one other person beside myself showed u ...

Unions behind ID theft scare

Radio ads are being broadcast all over the state warning voters “not to sign petitions because it exposes the signer to identify theft.” Wrong! The sponsor calls itself “Cali ...