Journal provides valued service

So many times we all hear about criticism but few times do we hear compliments for work well done. I wanted to thank you for writing articles about Costco, Wal-Mart and the remodel ...

New ski resort sized too large

My thanks to the Placer County Board of Supervisors for the public hearing they held in Tahoe City on Tuesday, Nov. 15. About 40 people presented their thoughts on the constructio ...

Squeezed out by the big boxes

Paul T. McDaniel got it right (Reader Input, Nov. 15). Sometimes traffic is relatively light, but when people are traveling to work or returning, Highway 49 is awful. He’s also r ...

Blessed are the fraudulent

Yes, I also support the Occupy Davis movement. The time has come for such an uprising. Perhaps it is not too late for a fundamental change. As Howard Zinn said, “Change begins at ...

War not to be taken lightly

This crop of GOP candidates is scary. I wouldn’t want any of them in charge of nuclear weapons. We have a volunteer military who make up only 1 percent of the population. The oth ...

Parade needs better signage

As other readers have commented, I too enjoyed the (Auburn) Veterans Day parade. I think it’s a fantastic event that makes me proud and I will continue to support it. However, I ...

Grandma uses prayer power

I have read with interest the articles about phone call scammers. I, too, could have become a victim. I received a call from “your grandson.” I said, “Which one?” He said, ...

No objection to a ‘big box monster’

Regarding Mr. Paul A. McDaniel's letter of Nov. 15 (“Supervisors sell out citizens”), I feel sorry that he seems to be so unhappy. Mr. McDaniel ought to remember that the local ...

Another View: Don’t disarm the law-abiding citizen

Congressman Tom McClintock made the following remarks on the House Floor Wednesday: M. Speaker: Today the House will consider HR 822, a long-overdue measure to assure that states ...

Occupy cause lands Newcastle man in Sacramento jail

A Newcastle man’s support for the Occupy Wall Street movement and what it stands for landed him in a Sacramento jail cell this week. Carlos de la Fuente took a stand inside Sacr ...