Is Perry pro-life or pro-death?

(Texas) Gov. Rick Perry gave a speech at Liberty University in Virginia. The Rev. Jerry Falwell, Jr. said in the introduction that Governor Perry is the most pro-life official in A ...

Things used to get done

A Republican, Teddy Roosevelt, promoted and signed into law programs, get this: trust-busting, a square deal for the average guy, competition laws, consumer laws and regulatory age ...

FBI: Suspect confesses to 21 Bad Hair Bandit robberies

The FBI says a woman under arrest for an Aug. 15 Bank of the West robbery in Auburn has confessed to a nine-month holdup spree that hit 21 banks in four states. In an affidavit cl ...

Of profits and amendments

I have some questions for the leftists whose proclamations I find disturbing. Our Constitution mandates “equal protection under the law.” Yet the “rich” are continually cal ...

US disloyal to its own

The economic truth has finally surfaced on Wall Street. People are protesting against corporate greed. But, that’s just part of the problem facing America. We have millions livin ...

Bring Rumsfeld, Bush to justice

I would like to inform the readers, since our media is not doing it. Today I read an article which enlightened me to the fact that there are several countries who seek to arrest an ...

Let’s send a big message to our banks

Should we allow banks to charge us fees at all? What if consumers decided to turn back the clock for a day to the era of huge overhead expenses for the banks? Instead of using thei ...

Not guilty in battery trial involving radio personality, Newcastle man tells his story

John O’Neill said he’s thankful that a Placer County jury found him innocent of battery charges filed after an Interstate 80 offramp altercation with Sacramento radio personali ...

Behind the Signature: Roger Perkins

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Roger Perkins Lives in: Despite sojourns in Foresthill and Roseville, Perkins considers himself a “52-year Auburn resi ...

Put no-fly zone over crowd

I think that the (Reno Air Races) plane crash was a big tragedy to everybody who was there to everybody. People who were there to enjoy the show shouldn’t go through that. I thin ...

Nurses are vital to hospitals

I found the article on the nurse strike very riveting and informative (Journal, Sept. 21). Twenty-thousand nurses on strike at the same time would definitely hurt the hospitals the ...

Crime dropping, why not staff?

Among the many headlines this week was that for the fourth year in a row crime in California is now down almost 20 percent since 2007. That’s a big drop! So why do municipalities ...

Don’t wait for authorities’ call

This letter is for every parent with a child at Placer High. If your child does not take a lunch to school and therefore must walk to town for lunch, then listen up. Please teach y ...

Should sports pay to rent the field?

I read with great interest the article detailing the concerns of the ability for Placer (High School) music to continue to put on musicals (Journal, Sept. 29). Of even more interes ...

Straight Talk TNT: Damage can be done when you start drinking young

Studies show that when you begin drinking as a teen you’re more likely to be an alcoholic Dear Straight Talk, I still have the photo. I’m at my best friend’s house and her mo ...