Newcastle folks need own crew

My husband and I have been Newcastle residents since 1989. We strongly support Measure B, the special tax which provides necessary funding for the Newcastle Fire Protection Distric ...

Measure B upholds safety

The Newcastle Area Business Association’s Board of Directors hereby signals its support for Measure B — a parcel tax proposal seeking new support funding solely for fire protec ...

Women deserve health benefits

It’s a sad day in America when a presidential candidate doesn’t care about the poor and a funder of women’s health needs for poor women pulls the plug. Women and the poor are ...

Let’s show respect for public property

The recent statue in the Downtown Auburn Central Square is truly a magnificent piece of art (Journal, Feb. 7). I just hope others give it the respect it deserves. Unfortunately, I ...

Parents, bullies, get wise now

Every day children are neglected by parents, friends and bullies. Even at school there are bullies and normal sweet-hearted kids that pick on each other. When you think that you kn ...

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 ...