Placer digs deep, buries Woodland

Woodland High football coach Bert Salina knew his team wasn’t going to have an easy night Friday at Le Febvre Stadium, even with several Placer stars in street clothes on the sid ...

Behind the Signature: Knight Wagner

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Knight Wagner Lives in: Auburn, 18 years, with his wife, Bette, whom he married in 1963. Wagner lived in Iowa until he e ...

What tea party really stands for

In response to Ron Lowe of Nevada City (Reader Input, Aug. 31), let me first ask you a question. What’s wrong with being patriotic? Now, in answer to your questions, the tea part ...

Blame people, not any bears

Over the years, especially during pre-dawn outings, I’ve been privileged to see dozens of bears, foxes, skunks, coyotes, bobcats and mountain lions on the streets of Auburn. They ...

Business would worsen traffic

Re: “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads,” (Journal, Sept. 19). The above-referenced story and Mr. (Ron) Rothe’s letter in Wednesday’s Journal have demonstrated t ...

Our country has not gone to hell

Re: Dee Nann, “Our country has gone to hell,” (Reader Input, Sept. 18). Dee Nann, you are blessed to live in a democracy where you have Social Security and Medicare to take car ...

Baby Faces: Isla Grace Northey

Isla Grace Northey was born June 30, 2011 at Sutter Roseville Medical Center to Casey and Colleen Northey of Rocklin, weighing six pounds, nine ounces. She joins brother Josiah No ...

Quick, Bainbridge exchange vows

Kaeli Alanna Quick of Auburn and Palo Alto and Spencer Thomas Bainbridge of Foresthill and Palo Alto were married on Sept. 3, 2011 at The Crest Theater in Sacramento by Minister Al ...

Hubbards celebrate 65 years of marriage

Richard and Evelyn Hubbard of Auburn celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on September 20, 2011. The couple’s children are Ella (Mark) Hrubant of Vestal, NY; Susan (Dave) Ow ...

Straight Talk TNT: Stepbrother’s ‘first time’ an in-house seduction

Dear Straight Talk, I had sex with my stepsister last weekend when we were home alone on a visitation at my dad’s. She’s 17 and I’m 16. She seduced me and was well prepared, ...