Anti-gun crowd deceives public

Criminal defense attorney Paul Comiskey would have us believe that there was a citizen with a gun in the crowd at the massacre of Congresswoman Gabriella Giffords and her constitue ...

Measure A may create problems

My other questions linger on (“Charter city questions linger,” Reader Input, April 17). I did find this information: The disadvantages of being a charter city include:& ...

Charter prepared over many months

Last week, Ms. (Leslye) Janusz asserted that the Auburn charter “was rushed onto the ballot” (“Oppose charter for better town,” Reader Input, April 20). Th ...

Noon Hour Update: Measure A, mobile home parks, newsmakers, Toastmasters and track

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our weekend editio ...

Falcons ace rare CVCL test

LAKE OF THE PINES — Stephanie Herron worked all night and into Thursday morning, making sure the Forest Lake Christian yearbook was just right. After just a couple hours of s ...

Measure A a protective step

Folks, here is the question I have yet to hear answered. Why would a Sacramento special interest group pony up $25,000, hire a treasurer from Sacramento and a professional politica ...

Montgomery helps citizens

I attended the bi-monthly meeting of The Retired Public Employees Association (RPEA). The guest speaker was Jennifer Montgomery, Placer County Board of Supervisors District 5. Jen ...

Oppose charter for better town

Last weekend, Kevin Hanley claimed that the effort to grant himself more power was somehow “home grown” (“Measure A — Fighting for Auburn’s future,&rd ...

Obama’s record simply dismal

Ranting Ron (Lowe), Bob and Ginny (Mock): Tell me again what a great leader the president is and the super job he is doing. Of course, don’t think about the trillions of debt he ...

Rodeo sadism had no place on ranch

In any other situation, the outlandish cruelty found in rodeo events would bring animal cruelty arrests. False hype about tradition, heritage, or bravery conceals barbaric torture ...

Auburn’s Steven Lease wields mean cookie sheet

There’s something special about being offered a cookie. Who can help but smile when eating a freshly baked cookie? It’s such a simple thing, sweet and delicious. Auburn’s Ste ...

Project helps our homeless

Homelessness may be one of the few issues on which everyone can agree. Nobody likes it. There’s nothing beneficial about it, and it’s very expensive. Homelessness evokes the s ...

USA has taken strange turn

Seriously, are there still birth certificate people out there? It is apparent that no matter what Obama does it will never be enough for most Republications. I was 7 years old when ...

Deputies supply real security

We are grateful for the excellent work performed by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Several years ago we reported some suspicious behavior near our home. The deputies respond ...

Measure E a matter of life and death

Measure E on the June election ballot provides a safety guarantee for residents and businesses in the service area of the Placer Hills Fire Protection District. The fire district o ...