Another View: Why you should run for local office

Celebrated as the best example of democracy and cursed as the worst form of fragmented government, special districts, school districts and city councils are California’s most ...

"get dressed!" offers refreshing mix for guys and gals

After graduating from Placer High, Maria Francis immersed herself in the world of clothing design.She attended the Art Institute for Fashion in Seattle and then became a designer. ...

Reasons to doubt diet

Re: Paleo diets (Journal, June 13).Let’s see. The highlights of the Paleolithic age were: no home, no light, no heat, no transportation, no cold storage, no medical care, mas ...

Kindness hugely appreciated

To my family, friends, and members of St. Dominic?s Catholic Church: No words could ever express our appreciation for the love and support you all have shown us after the passing o ...

Moose Lodge looking fine

Wanted to tell the Moose Lodge how great it looks! Some people did a lot of work and it shows! Jean Tye, Auburn

The Paleo diet healthy indeed

The Journal’s commitment to publish unfiltered reader commentary is appreciated, but I feel compelled to comment on the irresponsible comments offered by John Sisson on June ...

Why Wal-Mart again?

Much confusion exists concerning our status as a nation, state, city and county. We find ourselves being asked to cut almost all areas. Our so-called leaders really got us screwed ...

A fixed-income vote for Wal-Mart

This is in response to Patrick MacRoberts’ “Does North Auburn need a Wal-Mart?” (Reader Input, June 6). I agree with Peggy Impala, who wrote “Wal-Mart and m ...