Pot brownies don’t belong

Re: “Seniors hospitalized after eating pot brownies,” (Journal, Oct. 18). Pot is illegal. The scene was at Huntington Beach. I don’t know why the person would even think abou ...

Nations abuse, use, accuse USA

In a recent news publication there is a large photograph of a joyous celebration. Written below it in bold print was “Tripoli, Libya has declared the country liberated” after a ...

Pays to work for school district

As a parent of students in the Placer Hills School District, which has reduced the number of administrators and cut programs in response to reduced budgets, I was astounded to lear ...

Social Security is just a Ponzi scheme

Contrary to what Gene Lyons wants you to believe (Another View, Nov. 3), Social Security is a Ponzi scheme and like all Ponzi schemes, it will eventually collapse. Ponzi schemes ar ...

Another View: Hands off Placer’s water

The California Legislature and an out-of-control state agency called the Delta Stewardship Council are working feverishly to take our county’s water, our money and our ability to ...

Concerned for US oil security

In a recent “town hall” meeting, Tom McClintock said the liberal left doesn’t want people using cars (Journal, Oct. 24). They want people to walk, bike, live close to where t ...

Young people: Be sure to vote

Most of my life I wanted to believe that our president, along with congress, should protect our borders, and lead us out of natural disasters, man-created disasters and wars. But, ...

District smart to apply brakes

On Wednesday night (Oct. 26) I attended a crowded Auburn Union School District Board meeting and heard the concerns voiced by the special education staff and parents about a new sp ...

Remember father’s wisdom

The relationship between government and the private sector that supports it, to be brutally frank, is that of parasite and host. The parasite is taking too much and the host is fai ...

Loomis couple wishes bears well

Regarding the recent Loomis bear issue, I feel compelled to set the record straight and provide clarification regarding our frequently cited encounter with the family of black bear ...