Writers’ letters scream political panic

For a learned and accomplished man, Mr. Dale Smith’s recent letter to the Auburn Journal (“Impeach Barack Obama now,” Reader Input, Aug. 9) smacks of political pa ...

Don’t vehicles have blinkers?

I usually don’t vent about things that upset me to the public, but this has happened twice in one day, so I feel compelled. I was on my way to work today, just about to get into ...

Better than you found it

Cool and clean, the highest reaches of the Sierra Nevada Mountains stand aloof and unspoiled. Long ago, campers built fire rings — and left the remains of messy wood fires — at ...

Where does our money go?

In my opinion, one of the biggest problems facing the budget in California is that there is no accountability. Look at the recent monies found within the State Parks bank accounts ...

Protest supported freedom of speech

I normally don’t mind the cartoons, no matter which side of an issue they are on, but I took umbrage at the one in your paper today (Visual Viewpoint, Andy Lukkonen, Aug. 8) ...

Another View: Lessons from the hard stories to report

The week in news has been a difficult one to digest. Locally we reported two tragic deaths and one very horrific alleged crime that will no doubt impact the lives of those involve ...

Noon Hour Update: Placer County regional wastewater plant; archeological digs in Israel and family rallies for young daughter

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 Sunday and onl ...

Staff advocated for developer

On June 28 the (Placer County) Planning Commission approved The Orchard at Penryn (150 apartments on Penryn Road), one of five agenda items. The commissioners had three workdays t ...

Conservative a truth-teller

Washington Post writer George Will doesn’t mince words in what he says about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. “Romney has been just as slippery on economic issues ...