What would you do to fix the economy?

Mark Rosen, President, Auburn-Area Democratic Club “There is no quick fix because we are in a chicken or egg situation. Jobs require a strong economy, and a strong economy need ...

Overcharge story helped

Thank you very much for publishing the article about Raley’s double-charging credit cards on the front page of the Wednesday (Nov. 9) paper. Although we weren’t happy about alm ...

Contrast huge on ‘60 Minutes’

Did anyone else notice the dichotomy of the stories presented on “60 Minutes” Sunday (Nov. 6)? How Jack Abramoff almost bragged about how many congressmen/legislators he “o ...

Veterans permit our freedoms

My last letter in the Auburn Journal (Nov. 8) was published several weeks after I turned it in. (FM radio station) KAHI got enough “flack” about “Nick and Arty” that it wa ...

Supes voted right on dam

Re: “Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River” (Journal, Nov. 9): Many thanks to our supervisors for their “no” vote on a Garden Bar dam. This is not only th ...

Bring on Costco, Trader Joe’s

To answer your question on the front page today (Nov. 8), “Do you want a Costco?” Yes, I would love a Costco in Auburn and a Trader Joe’s. We live in Cool and we do our shopp ...

Veterans Day has World War I origins

In 1919, President (Woodrow) Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11 the first commemoration of Armistice Day, speaking of “...sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations ...

Steve Jobs is missed

I can only hope Apple (computer) stays the way it is or gets better. The Apple Company will most likely either go bankrupt or get close to bankruptcy in the future. If the Apple Co ...

Good luck to the Wildfires

Congratulations to the Foresthill High School varsity football team for going undefeated this year in league play and for winning the school’s first football league title. Specia ...

How to restore US economy?

I grew up during the Great Depression and WWII, and while (President Franklin) Roosevelt provided relief, it took the war — full mobilization — to put us back to work. Today, w ...