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 ...

Christians intolerant

In response to “China knows little of Jesus,” (Reader Input, Dec. 1): Two questions for Gordon Ainsleigh. Is China evil because it prevented North Korea from falling into “po ...

Parade hems in neighbors

Local neighborhood shut down by authorities without notice to hundreds of residents. I knew the well-planned and always beautiful Festival of Lights Parade would be tonight (Dec. 3 ...

Santa Claus loves Auburn

Each year it is amazing to see the thousands of people who line our streets for our Festival of Lights Parade. The Auburn Chamber of Commerce with the help of our sponsors makes ou ...

99 percent misplace their complaints

I am not one of the 99 percent who overrun city parks and act like spoiled 3-year-olds wanting something they don’t have. Neither am I one of that 1 percent that our socialistic ...

Another View: My view of the regional sewer debate

Mr. (Wally) Reemelin’s column of Dec. 2 was right about it being time for action on this long-running issue. But don’t bet the house on there being a fair debate between altern ...

31 years after Auburn bowling-alley rape, assailant in post-prison limbo on home

A violent sexual predator because of rapes in Auburn and Santa Barbara County more than 30 years ago, Tibor Karsai continues to have a hard time finding somewhere to legally live o ...

Stop sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is extremely common and is getting more and more common as the years go by. In middle school through high school, I don’t know why, but boys and girls these day ...

Not OK with molestation

What the hell is wrong with this world today and why aren’t more people willing to change it — the Catholic Pope stating that child molestation and pornography were “OK” an ...

Retail center good choice

Rocklin city council members have approved the development of a 23,600-square-foot retail center on Sierra College Boulevard. I believe that this was a good decision because buildi ...

Rocklin tree funds stagnate

Citizens for Tree Preservation (CTP), a new local group, has asked the city of Rocklin to purchase and preserve a beautiful nine-acre parcel as a passive park at the corner of Sier ...