Sacramento weather bureau is where the storm action is

SACRAMENTO – It’s the nerve center for weather forecasting from Shasta to Stanislaus counties, covering the high peaks of the Sierra to the valley floor. And on Friday, the Sa ...

Don’t condemn those Marines

Enough whining about some U.S. Marine snipers urinating on dead Taliban (Journal, Jan. 15). Whoever took the video was an idiot, and whoever released the video is a traitor. Taliba ...

Democracy is inefficient

I believe the Congress bashing we have been seeing in the media (Reader Input, Jan. 18) and by individuals is terribly misguided and potentially dangerous. We have a form of govern ...

A thank you from land of free

To Doreen “Highway 49 billboard skirts soft porn” Wood (Reader Input, Jan. 18), I’m not with you, but thank God for you, Larry Flynt and this great country of ours. Greg Kend ...

Steps to take to discourage dumping

It is disgusting that people just dump stuff wherever they please (Journal, Jan. 19). However, neither APDS (Auburn Placer Disposal Service) nor the city and county do much to alle ...

Cold? Head inside to the Sportmen’s Expo this weekend

Well, it finally looks like we are getting some rain this weekend… which is obviously much needed in these parts! And for our first weekend that is probably better suited for han ...

Drained and ready to go

With rain forecasted to finally begin today and through this weekend, Placer County Public Works crews were continuing work on clearing ditches and drain spots Wednesday. “We’ ...

Shopping in Colfax a rip-off

After reading the Sunday paper on Jan. 15, (the letter) “Support market that supports” in the comment section, I couldn’t believe what I read. Foxey McCleary said, “Walk ar ...

Declare all wars illegal

In regards to Thomas Mann’s letter of today, Sunday, Jan. 15, “Obama: bought and paid for,” he says he was a veteran and that’s important. I, too, am a veteran of the Secon ...

Care to help or just gripe?

As a social justice advocate, I appreciate (Gold Country Media’s) Sena Christian’s reporting and the Journal’s carrying of the story (Jan. 15) about the unspent state-mandate ...