Government a source of woe

I see that our local Socialist/Leftist Ron (Lowe) is at it again (Reader Input, Dec. 28). As usual, he is wrong. He states that the refusal of the House Republicans to go along wit ...

Run comments without faces

I know the Auburn Journal has a reason why they want faces to go along with the peoples’ (online) comments, but I don’t know what it would be. When I write in to comment about ...

We’d be better off without the FDA

The Auburn Journal headline, “FDA cracks down on HCG,” (Dec. 15) has the ring of finality that the FDA knows what they are doing and what they are doing benefits the people of ...

Mandatory return of Steelhead Report Card due by Jan. 31

If you fish for steelhead in California, you’re required to have a current fishing license in possession and a Steelhead Report Card.The Steelhead Report Card has multiple fu ...

Standard poodles answer call of the open fairgrounds

Samaritans return pooches to Auburn home A pair of Auburn dogs found their way home thanks to help from passersby. Heather Pendragon, a Canadian dog breeder, recently traveled fr ...

PG&E needs upgrade funds

Re: PG&E seeks to raise cash to cover gas upgrades (Journal, Dec. 3). Last year’s pipeline explosion in San Bruno that killed eight people and injured dozens has lead Pacific Gas ...

Placer County budget challenges, building projects marked 2011

Budget challenges continued to cast a shadow over Placer County operations in 2011. But the year now ending also was marked with continued debate over a $100,000 charity fund, the ...

Clear the plate of yesteryear

In 2012, I resolve to point out even more clearly how Republican and tea party politicians have done everything in their power to hamper President Obama, to keep the economy flound ...

Working stiffs have a friend

To Steve Cavolt (Reader Input, Dec. 22): Yes, the two-month renewal of payroll tax cuts passed by the House GOP on Dec. 22 with the support of Tom McClintock will be funded in part ...

Borrowing impact looms

Social Security and Medicare boards of trustees projected long-run program costs for both are not sustainable under currently scheduled financing, and will require legislative corr ...