US veterans were there

I would like to thank John Dzioba of Auburn for inviting me to the V.A. Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, Nev. Mr. Dzioba is a Vietnam vet. As we walked down the long hallw ...

GOP can do better than Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has missed his calling. He should be running for pastor and not president of the United States and leader of the free world. We, the people, know we have sepa ...

Hillmen fill the generation gap

Tyler Graves knew from the time he could hold a football that he was destined to be a Hillman. Relatives take a look at 6-2, 225-pound James Hubbard and say he looks a lot like hi ...

It’s high time to pay for arts in schools

Here we go again! The arts take a hit (Journal, Sept. 29). Why is it that the first thing to go in the schools is always the fine art programs? Every educator knows that academic ...

Placer looks to feast on El Dorado

The El Dorado High football team might soon reconsider its renewed rivalry with Placer.The Cougars (1-3) have the unfortunate task of visiting Le Febvre Stadium as the Hillmen cele ...

Bogus repairs alleged in federal indictment of six Lincoln aircraft firm ex-employees

A federal grand jury has indicted six former executives and supervisors at Lincoln’s WECO Aerospace Systems on allegations of fraudulent airplane repairs. The FAA-certified aircr ...

Placer Fish & Game panel asking supes to join Garden Bar dam opposition

Placer County’s Fish & Game Commission is adding its voice in opposition to a dam on the Bear River north of Auburn. And it wants the Board of Supervisor to oppose the project t ...