Benefits reward home gardener

I would like to comment on the value of having a home garden in this economy. With this economy and prices of fruits and vegetables going sky-high, it is more important than ever t ...

Enact national health care now

Please pass HR 676 (United States National Health Care Act). I lost my health care three years ago. I’m self-employed and due to the economy my business is down 70 percent. I†...

Liberals dish it out, can’t take it

Isn’t it interesting to hear the liberals whine about people protesting high taxes and a government-run health care system and our ever-rising national debt.  Remember the ’ ...

English supply great med care

In 1980 while traveling in England I was chewing on a delicious English toffee and the toffee pulled the crown right off of my molar. I went to the dental department in the basemen ...

Cat House rescue is vital

Please save Animal Place/Cat House in Auburn. It is a necessary service to our community! Connie and Tye St. James, Auburn

Post-49 Fire kindness wows

Letter to everyone: Thanks, thanks, thanks. We were at the store when the 49 Fire started, didn’t get back home. Lost our beloved pets. This has been a very hard time for us and ...

Square can be globally branded site

Re: “Plan to honor athletes trudges on” and “We thought Streetscape would simplify crossroads,” Journal, Aug. 19. What is the main concern about the proposed, but incomple ...

Love your dog, but not at expense of fellow humans

I can hardly remember the first time I laid eyes on Kona, but I will never forget the last time I saw him. Kona was my fiercely loyal Lab mix, a pound puppy that grew into nearly ...

Forum will explore ways to beef up business at Airport Industrial Park

The future of the island of industry in and around the Auburn Airport Industrial Park will be the focus of a forum Thursday. Organized by a committee of Auburn and Placer County o ...

Placer County supervisors OK $784 million budget

A bruising year for the Placer County bottom line is being reflected in a new $784 million spending package that’s 9.4 percent smaller than last year’s. The Board of Superviso ...

Trash dumpers are real idiots

This letter is for anyone who needs to dump their trash anywhere they want to. You’re inconsiderate idiots! Someone dumped their trash on the weekend of the 49 Fire on Bill Fran ...

Helping 49 Fire victims is charity

Today I took my donation of men’s and women’s clothes and shoes to the Parkside Church, and the people there were very grateful for these items for the fire victims and homeles ...

Keep Cat House up and running

Please don’t close the very necessary, non-profit Cat House at DeWitt Center. Every city, county and state should have a facility like this, rent-free. I know from first-hand ex ...

Lesson plan was root of problem

I feel sad every time I read another letter in this paper chastising parents who did not want their children to hear the president’s school address. What makes me sad is that t ...

Kids obnoxious at Elder Station

I just have a comment about the Elder Station. Why do underage kids hang out in there? And the police drive by and do nothing about it. Well, it’s a problem when I and many othe ...