Windshield isn’t pristine anymore

I also was driving on Interstate 80 Monday around 1 p.m. Because of the road conditions I slowed to about 35 mph, in the right lane as I wanted to exit Lincoln Way. The road was r ...

Job creators left the building

I just watched an encore presentation of “60 Minutes” last night (Aug. 21). The show examined the exodus of over 600 major U.S. companies who have moved out of the country. The ...

US geologists make discovery

Breaking news: President Obama has just confirmed that the D.C. earthquake occurred on a rare and obscure fault-line, apparently known as “Bush’s Fault” John T. Nightingale, ...

ADA lawsuits about greed, exploitation

These ADA lawsuits must come to a screeching halt (Journal, Aug. 24)! Again, this is about financial gain, not the disabled. Our inept lawmakers must put a stop to this economic ex ...

Eagles keep eyes on the prize

All the right roles have been cast for the Del Oro High football team. The stage is set under the lights of Del Oro’s stadium. And fans of the black and yellow are hoping this ...

Republicans kill job efforts

What a wise man Mr. Roger Perkins is (Reader Input, Aug. 18). I do agree because our dear president is a natural-born citizen. I have his birth certificate in my presence so end of ...

FDR rescued reader’s family

The last thing I want to do is get into a political discussion, but if Franklin D. Roosevelt and his policies hadn’t been put into place, my parents and extended family wouldn’ ...

Hillmen key to relay’s success

A huge thank you goes to the Placer High School Key Club, a sponsored youth group of the Kiwanis Club of Auburn, for their spirited participation in the Auburn Relay for Life event ...

Goose poop near and far

My husband and I went to the Meadow Vista Park last night with our new dogs to do some training. Every inch of grass was covered in goose poop. I could not find anywhere to walk wh ...

Development to destroy rural community

As people of the unincorporated areas of the county, areas such as Penryn, Newcastle and Ophir, it has long been known that we reside under the whims and influences of the (Placer) ...

Nothing holding Hillmen back

Joey Montoya will never gush, but a slight smile creeps across his face when he talks about the talent on this year’s edition of the Placer High football team. In his fifth year ...

Kudos go out to rescuers

The Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills, and all the professionals who helped with the seizure of approximately 75 neglected animals in rural Loomis, deserve a huge round of app ...

The chickens are thankful

Bad new for the consumer is good news for some. Recently, Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop,” discussed the economy. They suggested that, “recession signals in the world ...

Grownups must take charge in 2012

There were a few Democrats and the tea party Republicans in the House who acted like grownups and made the tough decision to stop U.S. debt. Then, they were immediately blamed for ...

Gays should be recognized

I would like to respond to Linda Thompson’s July 19 letter. Including the contributions of gay and lesbian persons in school curriculum has nothing to do with “what individual ...