Citizenry needs its firearms

Tuesday, April 3, was irony day in the Auburn Journal. On page A4, Paul Comiskey told us that his 40 years experience as a criminal defense attorney has proven that self-defense gu ...

Rising gas prices don’t signal upturn

In response to Thursday’s front-page article, “Auburn sales tax projections looking up”: Is (City of Auburn Administrative Services director) Andy Heath from an a ...

Move ball to classy venue(s)

There has recently been some support and some criticism with reference to the possibility of having another Black & White Ball. It does sound like it is going to be selective — b ...

Local hospital truly top-notch

My wife and I read the letter in the April 9 Journal by Mary Lynn Barrett about the quality of services provided by Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and could not agree more about her ...

People getting taxed mightily

Re: “Rural Auburn residents speak out against $150 fire fee, (Journal, April 4):I am so disgusted with both the local and state governments.Two weeks ago we received a questi ...

No proof exists of Measure A savings

Proponents of the Auburn charter say it will save money. What they won’t say is that they can’t prove it. Take it from me, the city’s elections official and elected city cler ...

PG&E’s Meadow Vista dig to bury power lines

AUBURN CA - A key stretch of Meadow Vista’s Placer Hills Road will be losing its web of overhead cables by the end of the year. Since March, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crews hav ...

Placer County CEO selection moves closer

AUBURN CA - The search for a new Placer County CEO is down to a shortlist of less than a dozen candidates. The county’s top managerial post has been vacant since February, after ...

More justices should recuse

Re: “Justice should recuse himself,” (Reader Input, April 2). Mr. (Ron) Lowe failed to mention two other Supreme Court justices who should recuse themselves, namely Ruth Bader ...

Allow home rule for Auburn

As a 12-year resident of Robie Point (although I now live in North Auburn and cannot vote on Auburn matters), I strongly endorse a yes vote on Measure A (Home Rule for Auburn) and ...

Lawmakers: stand by vote

Re: “California lawmakers should stand by their votes,” Another View, April 3): Feels like a nail in our coffin. More than obfuscation. Dishonest ... not honest; disposed to li ...

Weigh service alternatives with care

I’ve been told that those living in Auburn Lake Trails primarily read the Auburn Journal, so with that target in mind, I will proceed. As president of the board of the Georgetow ...

Another View: Enough red tape to stripe California’s highways

No one understands the needs of Placer County residents better than the people who live here. We love our community and are always looking for things we can do to make it even bet ...

Put our country back on track

I read the letter Ed Saiz wrote about “Is Romney a true citizen?” (Reader Input, April 4). Yes, Ed, you are a Democrat and I can tell you “the jackass” in Washington has no ...

Vote out Obama

President Obama’s added $5 trillion to the national deficit in four years, more than George Bush added in eight! With President Obama’s recent rant at the Supreme Court, it’s ...