Support high school teams

(Today) is the big game, Colfax at Placer. A real battle is predicted. Since I taught for 21 years at Placer, and the last three years of my career at Colfax, I wish both teams wel ...

Longtime editor Rothe will be missed

It was sad to see Deric Rothe leave the Auburn Journal/Gold Country Media. Under Deric’s leadership the Gold Country papers became top-notched, first class community newspapers. ...

Behind the Signature: Kathy King

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Kathy King Lives in: Bowman, “since 1977, when it was a little bit more rural.” King grew up in San Jose “when it ...

Hunting just plain wrong

Re: “Modern hunting morbid, unfair,” (Reader Input, Oct. 11). I don’t just think hunting that way is unfair, I think hunting an animal is just not right. I don’t think the ...

Let us defend ourselves

Re: “Gunfire outside Stockton burger stand kills one,” (Journal, Oct. 11). The shooting that happened in Stockton at a burger stand was ironic. If people could have guns in pub ...

May the overhaul begin, and soon

The anti-government hyperbole fostered by extremists has led to a gridlock condition that is not only paralyzing, but is a national disgrace that has led to a credit downgrade, whi ...

Del Oro tennis doubles up Roseville

The Del Oro High tennis team secured a playoff spot with a 6-3 win over Roseville Tuesday on the road. In singles action, Abby Bacharach, Leilani Dixon and Erin Wang all rolled to ...

Honest teens find, return $800 in cash to grateful owner

What would you do if you found a thick wad of $20 bills on the ground? For two teenagers in Auburn, the answer late Monday was an honest and simple one. They turned the $800 in t ...

Gratitude for a good turn

Thank you, Alex. I lost my checkbook between the cash register and my car in the Safeway parking lot at Bell Road. I didn’t know it was lost until the next day. I’ve gone to Sa ...

Let us respect one another

It was special to see a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. being erected in Washington, D.C. He was a great godly man, and was a tremendous example for all of us. Has it ever occurr ...