Octogenarian dislikes Obama

Reading Carol Wallgren’s letter I cannot believe it (Reader Input, Dec. 4). First of all, the president in Washington has done nothing for our country. All he has done is travel ...

Regional water treatment plan is best

It’s apparent some of our Placer County supervisors and staff, instead of demonstrating leadership thinking for the long-term future, are stuck in a rut of short-term thinking an ...

Hillmen roll in home opener

Senior Alec Knox scored 10 of his game-high 20 points in the first quarter Tuesday night, leading the Placer High boys basketball team to a 59-48 win over Liberty Ranch at Earl Cra ...

Put our own before Martians

Why is the federal government letting the United States Postal Service go bankrupt? Why are we giving billions of dollars to countries that hate us? Why are we spending billions of ...

Don’t label writer a racist

Mr. (Griffin) Quick (Reader Input, Dec. 5): You were in a hurry to label me a bigot reacting our of fear and ignorance. Let’s set the record straight. First, the story on General ...

Bureaucracy takes no holiday

I can only hope that the public does not think that all U.S. Postal Service personnel enforce bureaucratic regulations as unfeelingly as the postmaster of Colfax (Journal, Dec. 4). ...

Parade dazzles its audience

Re: “Auburn gets glowing for Festival of Lights” (Journal, Nov. 30). The Festival of Lights parade has been going on for years. It is highly anticipated and has allowed today ...

Maintain vigilance during holidays

I am writing this letter as a warning to locals on this holiday season. My 22-year-old daughter was doing some shopping, first to Safeway and then to Ross. From there she went to W ...

Another View: Auburn fits in well with District 5

When I ran for Placer County supervisor, my main objective was to make the board more accessible and responsive to community input. For the past three years, I have worked diligent ...

NBA has much, wants more

Lately, I have been hearing a lot about the NBA lockout. Though it is finally settled, I still find it outrageous that the players are getting hugely overpaid, and are asking for e ...