Measure B a Newcastle must

I am in support of Measure B which will save the Newcastle Fire Department. If Measure B fails, the Newcastle Fire District will be an open, unprotected community and will be subje ...

Give artists more walls

Wow — amazing new art at the Arts Building. Kudos to Placer Arts for this new show, “Writing on Walls.” These talented artists should be invited to do a mural on one of the b ...

Clean up after breath tests

A bicycle ride on the various roads and neighborhoods throughout Placer County shows the rider that (law enforcement is) curbing the constant problem of suspected and possible drun ...

Pro-choice is not pro-death

In this day and age we have violence, hatred and a slew of economical problems. If you’re able to successfully raise a child, I applaud you. I, however, am in no position to rais ...

Wrong to sit Placer snowboarders

The fundamental character lesson of team sports is that you’re all in this together (“Cost forces Placer to sit snowboarders,” Journal, Feb. 7). The decision for the Placer s ...

Our View: Face drug abuse head-on

It’s an epidemic –not the kind that sparks a zombie apocalypse portrayed these days in movies. Instead, the reality of teens abusing prescription drugs is just as drama ...

Newcastle residents receive Measure B ballots

Ballots for Measure B started arriving in the mailboxes of Newcastle residents’ home Tuesday. Local fire officials say without a two-thirds ‘yes’ vote on a parcel tax to ke ...

Measure B a life-saver

As homeowners in Newcastle for the last 33 years, we are supporting Measure B to save the fire district. Placer County has determined that Newcastle’s only fire station is unsafe ...

Auburn not your trash heap

Re: “Dumping trash in Auburn,” (Journal, Feb. 3), I can’t believe the amount of litter and trashing in Auburn. People think it’s OK just to throw unwanted items on the side ...

Use time-tested knowledge

Re: “Re-hiring retired needs to be phased out,” (Another View, Journal, Jan. 29): This article is short-sighted, as are our legislature and Gov. “Moonbeam” Brown. The last ...

Demand that Congress deliver

Just a thought. The recent decision to defund Planned Parenthood by the Susan J. Komen Foundation was met with overwhelming criticism by citizens throughout the states, if not the ...

Auburn woman lives Lyme disease hell

My name is Shayla DeRenne. I’m 22 years old and have been a resident of Auburn for 15 years. I wanted to sincerely thank you for the article you placed in the Journal about Lyme ...

Another View: A vote for Measure B preserves Newcastle public safety

Not long ago, a friend of mine suffered a massive heart attack. His friends and even the Newcastle Fire Protection District first-responders who worked tirelessly to save him didn& ...

Auburn police department rolls out warning citation system

Traffic law violators in Auburn may have something to smile about — a warning citation instead of a costly ticket. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn said his law enforcement of ...

Christians need to go Green

Evangelist Christians are identifying with the Republican Party. It seems as though the Green Party would be their political party of choice. They want to invest money, yet they ar ...