Blame game getting really, really old

I am getting tired of reading letters, blogs, comments (on the) subject of blame. Life has taught me that as long as I am into the blame game I cannot find a solution. Personal exp ...

McClintock insults public

Tom McClintock must think we are fools and sheep when he said to Jim Ruffalo, “… it (the recently passed budget debt-ceiling) provides the president with a more than $2 trillio ...

Elvis spotted in Rocklin

I am sick and tired of this “birther” issue about President Obama coming up time and again. To Bob Velon (Reader Input, Aug. 16) and John Dummett, Jr. (Reader Input, Aug. 12), ...

Keep Auburn streets beautiful

Twelve years ago the Downtown Business Association assessed itself by doubling members’ dues to start the planter program. Auburn was a drab mess of stone and concrete and busine ...

Long may they bloom

I certainly hope the flower pots get to stay in Downtown Auburn. The area looks pretty when someone is walking around town. If the flowerpots go … who wants to look at ugly concr ...

Good local parks going to the dogs

Regarding the removal of geese from the Meadow Vista Park (Journal, July 29), for as long as I can remember (and I am 73 years young), as a child and as an adult, every park that h ...

Another View: County proud of its budgeting measures

The public and media keep close tabs on how local governments spend taxpayer dollars these days. Placer County welcomes the scrutiny, and is happy to provide answers. I want to tak ...

Auburn Bank of the West robbery suspects in custody

A woman bank robber and her male getaway driver only made it about 12 miles from the scene of the crime in Auburn before being arrested as they fled westbound on Interstate 80 Mond ...

Obama not a proper citizen

Thank you Mr. (John Albert) Dummett, Jr. (Reader Input, Aug. 12). Mr. (Barack) Obama is not a natural-born citizen as described by Article 2, Section 1, Clause 5, of our Constituti ...

Punish those copper thieves

Three-hundred pounds of copper cable used to tie down Placer County Water Agency water pipes can be sold for scrap at $2.40 a pound — as reported by the Auburn Journal (Aug. 14) ...