Who will end this corruption?

Re: “Nearly $500K paid out to (Sierra College) staff” (Journal, Jan. 20). Here we are again with public employees granting other public employees payoffs or payouts that are co ...

Ophir plaque theft sickens

Tina and I are sickened by the theft of our community’s historical plaque (Journal, Jan. 20). The thoughtless pranksters that stole a piece of our Ophir heritage will get theirs ...

Outlawing won’t stop it

What a nice write-up about the abortion situation (Jan. 22). How sad so many lives have been lost. Too bad more men and women don’t do what it takes to keep from getting pregnan ...

St. Teresa’s values life

I was pleased to see the Auburn Journal address the abortion issue in Sunday’s paper. Roe v. Wade has been law since 1973 and will not cease to be an issue until it is reversed b ...

Leave abortion decision up to women

Regarding the article protesting abortion in Sunday’s Journal (Jan. 22), outlawing abortion will not stop abortion. Just like Prohibition did not stop the sale and consumption of ...

Woman accused of murder in 1970 Auburn death of daughter, 4, to remain in jail

A 66-year-old woman who Placer County authorities allege murdered her 4-year-old in 1970 made her initial court appearance Monday in Auburn. Grass Valley resident Patricia Lee Tho ...

Colfax's Young Verbally Commits To S. Utah

Colfax High quarterback Austin Young, who passed for over 5,000 yards and 58 touchdowns the past two seasons while leading the Falcons to a pair of Pioneer Valley League football c ...

Our View: Access and education are needed

It’s a tale of two struggles. The Americans with Disabilities Act has been in existence since 1990. Its ultimate goal of creating access for all, especially those with disabilit ...

Local medical care excellent

I live in Auburn and in this past year I was diagnosed with pancreatitis. I had no insurance and no family doctor. When the pain and nausea became unbearable I made at least a doze ...

Hook up with Lincoln plant

Fifty-plus years ago the Auburn City Council made a huge mistake. They rejected the annexation of the Bowman area into our sewer system. I have not met any civic leader who denies ...

County staff feels pinch

In regard to the article in Friday’s paper (Jan. 20) regarding Cal-PERS retiree’s: My apologies. Even though I personally was not greatly affected financially by the lay-off o ...

‘Thou shalt not kill’ a commandment

As you traveled around Foresthill or Auburn recently, you may have noticed hundreds of white crosses in front of various churches or on other private property. Some 400 crosses wer ...

Sierra Pacific responds

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we produce numerous consumer products and utilize 100 percent of the raw material we bring in for our manufacturing processes. In addition to produci ...

Trains spoil dream home

My husband and I moved here over three years ago from the valley. We were looking for some peace and quiet, better air quality and a slower pace. All this adds up to a less stressf ...

Miner’s Ravine wrong choice

As a former Scout I would like to thank the Granite Bay community for supporting Troop 121 in their Christmas tree recycling/fundraising project. However, I object to the use of Mi ...