Thank you to pooch rescuers

Saturday while attending my granddaughter’s soccer game, my 3-month-old puppy escaped from my son’s backyard. For several hours we frantically searched for her and were ready t ...

Running from police bad idea

I read that a man was getting chased by the police when he lost control and crashed into a tree. My school is right up the street and I saw the tree he hit. It was pretty messed up ...

Weed out ARD clownishness

I was flabbergasted by the responses to what I considered an excellent letter Friday by Dr. Gordon Ainsleigh (Reader Input, Sept. 16). Gordon had very valid and well presented poi ...

Bears have had it up to here

I believe you made a mistake in your headline of Sept. 22. It should have read, “Bruins frustrated over uninvited humans.” Roger Perkins, Auburn

Bicycle confrontations frighten driver

I read with interest the Monday, Sept. 19 Auburn Journal article, “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads.” Unfortunately, this debate goes far beyond courtesy. It’s ab ...

Letter a ‘mish-mash’

The letter written by Dee Nann and published by the Journal on Sept. 18 is a mishmash of nonsense, fantasy, vitriol and disrespect. She begins by calling our president a jackass. W ...

Zee strums up success

It’s Evan Zee’s time to make music. “I try as best as I can to think of it as a job. I want to be as efficient and driven as possible,” said the 2009 Forest Lake Christian ...

Tevis Cup stays course for Oct. 8 as horse herpes virus pops up in California

With just more than two weeks to go before the Tevis Cup endurance ride, organizers are taking a cool, calm and collected approach to the return of a potentially fatal horse-herpes ...

Students produce Colfax High magazine

Colfax High School’s journalism class released its first issue of Pulse on Sept. 16. According to teacher Jean Page, the class put out a magazine with a new, modern look and qua ...

Cinderella story: Placer High musical up for 14 Elly Awards

Placer High School’s spring musical of “Into the Woods” is nominated for 14 Elly Awards. The awards will be handed out Sunday in Sacramento by the Sacramento Area Regional T ...

Set something aside for others

I think that the Salvation Army won’t always get help from the community because the community doesn’t always have something to donate to them. The reason for that is because t ...

Scam targets grandparents

About two years ago Gus Thomson wrote a story about the “Grandson in car wreck in Canada” scam that was sweeping the country at the time. I wrote to him because we had nearly b ...

Time to muzzle the straights?

Re: “Diatribe sows mere ugliness,” (Reader Input, Sept. 19). What about freedom of speech? Is gay leaving the “gay rights”? Are straights now to be muzzled and not allowed ...

Striking nurses out of touch

Re: “Nurses set to strike”? (Journal, Sept. 21). It never ceases to amaze me at how shortsighted and selfish union members are. Do they not understand that closing the birthin ...

DC Trooper angel’s actions inspire

D.C. Troopers is (a group of) eighth grade students, mostly from E.V. Cain, who plan and raise money over approximately a one-year period for an educational as well as fun trip to ...