President must play global role

In the 21st century, we now live in a global world with a global economy. It is important to look at the big picture. We need a 21st century president who not only is the leader of ...

Help stop the gay agenda

Senate Bill 48, effective January 2012, mandates that all California school textbook content include, and all teachers teach, in a positive, promotional way, homosexual lifestyles ...

Make nice with the park geese

I was infuriated and consequently felt compelled to respond to the letter regarding the geese at Meadow Vista park (Reader Input, Aug. 23). I am a Meadow Vista resident and enjoy t ...

Cal Trans helps windshield guy

Re: “Anyone else hit a bumpy road?” (Reader Input, Aug. 24), I had the same experience as Chris DeArmond. I was driving along I-80, driving eastbound through Roseville several ...

Tanker fire stresses staff importance

It’s been a stressful and exhausting past few days for everyone. I wanna thank the Lincoln Police Department, Lincoln Fire Department and any other agency that battled this disas ...

Ruffalo: Recovering Republican weary of promise-breakers

As is the case with many people, I pride myself on always being right — until I’m wrong — but currently I don’t seem to know which is which. Allow me to explain. No matter ...

Makeup studio helps with everything from a 10-minute face to special event look

For Tanya Hibbard, makeup is not about improving something that’s wrong. It’s about fun and empowerment. Hibbard recently opened Cherry Glitters Makeup Studio in Downtown Aubur ...

Made by American hands

I have an idea for helping those who are unemployed. Round up all the unemployed people in the United States and send them to any foreign country that exports products to America. ...

ADA lawsuits gouge public

In reference to the ADA lawsuits (Journal, Aug. 24): I am, along with other businesses, the victims of these lawsuits. At present there are three businesses in City of Davis being ...

Obamacare won’t work

At a recent event, Congresswoman Maxine Waters said the tea party “could go straight to hell.” Interesting. Why is it when someone is feeling the heat, they get hysterical and ...

Intersection calls for added safety

Last Friday, Aug 19, the world changed for many people. There was another unfortunate and preventable traffic accident on Highway 49 at the intersection with Lone Star Road in Nor ...

Bruins ready for a breakout?

LAKE OF THE PINES — Jimmy Bamburg realizes junior varsity victories are nice, but title banners are only awarded at the varsity level. The Bear River High senior believes the co ...

Placer County not immune to horrific rail explosions

Lincoln’s propane tank fire emergency this week would take a back seat to a train blast on April 29, 1973 in west Placer County near Roseville that locals still talk about. Aubu ...

Bye sleep-ins, hello school

Anybody who is a kid knows that school is a good thing and bad. For example: say goodbye to those late, late nights and hello to 6 a.m. or, 12 p.m. “sleep-ins.” But there are ...

Auburn rallies for its youth

The teens and others in our community did indeed “Celebrate Out Loud” last Saturday in the town square in support of local youth (Journal, Aug. 23). It was a joyful, upbeat, or ...