Nation needs health care plan

As spring and summer temperatures rise, so does the political climate continue to heat up, with various stimuli affecting voter preferences/choices. The latest and perhaps most con ...

History lives for Placer kids

As a docent at the Placer County Museum I want to say thank you for the marvelous article about the Living History Program (“Bernhard Museum Living History Program gets kids lear ...

Let’s hear it for moderate voice

Kudos to (the) Rev. Lynn Gardner for a thoughtful, common-sense, moderate approach to the place of religion in this bastion of righteousness (“Sign doesn’t belong in city chamb ...

Cut local merchants a break with cash

Just a thought about helping Colfax businesses. I usually use credit cards to pay for almost everything more than a couple of dollars. Reasons include: not having to carry cash fo ...

Charter of the City of Auburn

Editor’s note: The Journal is printing the full text of the proposed Auburn City Charter. See pages A8-A9 for arguments for and against the charter, which will appear as Meas ...

Chamber’s ‘crown jewel event,’ State of the Community Dinner served May 11

Honoring dedication and service will take center stage May 11 when Auburn gathers for the State of the Community Dinner.“It’s one of the (Auburn Chamber of Commerce&rsq ...

Shooter in the wrong

In response to a recent article on Trayvon Martin, I am writing this letter. Of course people immediately throw some negative characteristics on Martin, like gang violence and drug ...

Post office stole her stamp

Has this happened to you? I had a $1 uncancelled stamp on an envelope I couldn’t use, so I carefully cut it out and glued it to a larger one. My son took it to the Auburn post of ...

Did Wal-Mart charm supes?

Why won’t our county supervisors let us know what is going on? The Wal-Mart issue was supposedly settled in the mid- ’90s when the location was determined to be unsuitable as ...

Park where it’s allowed

I would like to point out that those who shop at Bel Air need to be reminded that there is no parking along a red curb. I have witnessed many close calls where pedestrians were nea ...