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 ...

Will finance entire slogan

Since 1957 (the [Sen. Joseph] McCarthy era), “In God We Trust” has been on our paper currency (Streetwise, Oct. 16). I’m volunteering to donate a sign to the City of Auburn f ...

Host Lions give a carrot

A recent letter to the editor took us to task for providing free doughnuts and coffee at the recent health fair (Reader Input, Oct. 14). I don’t know why we were singled out as ...

Importance of powdered sugar

I know that the community already decided that Wal-Mart was coming to Auburn, but why Wal-Mart? If the community wants a big store, why not Costco or Trader Joe’s? We already hav ...

City wise to spend before state steals

Re: the several online comments on the Auburn Streetscape project. On the surface, it might look like the improvements are being made at the sacrifice of the homeless. I find this ...

Ring friends, family make plea for mercy, no prison in D.C. corruption case

With sentencing days away on federal corruption charges and the possibility of more than four years in prison, ex-lobbyist Kevin Ring’s friends and family are coming to his defen ...

Brave souls exercise duty

The American people elected (President Barack) Obama expecting change in health, energy, economic and foreign policies. On every front, proposals to reform these critical areas hav ...

Tevis a test of real athletes

Regarding last week’s letter titled “Perhaps horses are getting lazy,” (Reader Input, Oct. 13). Really, you can’t be serious. Of course a horse can walk in the snow. Did it ...

Stoplights still atrocious

How many people does it take it screw in a stoplight bulb? If anyone has ever been in the Raley’s shopping center area off the Foresthill exit then you’ll know what I’m talki ...

New sign for city chambers?

I agree with councilman Mike Holmes’ opinion on the (Auburn City Council Chambers’ “In God We Trust”) sign (Streetwise, Oct. 16). I would hope one of our sign makers in Aub ...

Ethical public officials cannot be bribed

All of the condemning of Mr. (Kevin) Ring in the bribing case has me disgusted (Journal, Oct. 16). Does anyone else see what’s wrong with this picture? In most cases like this, ...