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 ...

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 ...