Take action with legislators

Lions, tigers and people with tin foil hats, oh my! We can all debate, Facebook, Twitter or shout from the rooftops what we believe our truth is when in comes to politics. We have ...

Blame the Grand Old Party

I was out of town when your opinion was published so I could not respond in a timely fashion (“US President blatantly lies,” Reader Input, Aug. 15). My Lord, Donna (McC ...

Letter misses the mark

I haven’t written to the Journal in years, but could not let this go unanswered.The more things change…the more they stay the same.In reading the Auburn Journal this p ...

Tevis Ride – A discussion

I’m pretty sure most of us would agree that care for our animals (especially the overall health and well-being) is equal to that for our children. We decry coaches who call for s ...

CDF needs to get back to its mission

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) fire fee will not be used for thinning brush and clearing trees around your home (“$150 fire fee bills targete ...

Boo on good ol’ boy candidates

The Mitt Romney pick of Paul Ryan (as vice presidential running mate) is a big mistake. The country is not ready to elect a conservative Mormon and a conservative pro-life Catholic ...

New gun laws benefit tyrants

Our liberal legislature and attorney general should weigh cost versus effectiveness of firearms laws that might cross the line of “reasonable” limitations versus outright infr ...

Acreage poses real fire threat

I wrote this very same email last year! We all have found out how little it takes to start a fire, one spark or thoughtless act. The memories of the 49 Fire are still with me, eve ...

Chick-fil-A controversy reminds of past

The more things change … The recent controversy over Chick-fil-A reminds me of nothing as much as a similar dispute over one Lester Maddux’s restaurant back in the ’60s. Reca ...

New adult school principal seeks to fill community learning needs

A new principal is at the helm as Placer School for Adults moves into the fall semester. Bill Bettencourt has replaced Judy McCoy.Bettencourt has worked in adult education for 24 y ...