All those years ago ...

From the Auburn Journal, Sept. 6, 1962Boy bitten by rattler gets serumRichard Ferguson, 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson of Meadow Vista, is reported out of danger in the Pl ...

Writer angry over salary

As I was watching the news a couple days ago, I saw and heard that a school superintendent got hired and was to get over half-a-million dollars, plus perks, a year. About 10 minu ...

Watch progress go by wayside

Republican convention time and what did I find at a yard sale, a campaign button for a group as extinct as the dinosaurs. A large red, white and blue, stars and strips button with ...

Sick of Obama endorsements

My letter, “Impeach Barack Obama now,” (Reader Input, Aug. 9), struck nerves on both sides of the aisle. However, when people turn away from me in the grocery store, th ...

Media helped Heritage Trail

I would like to thank Gold Country Media for the fantastic coverage of The Heritage Trail – Placer County Museums Tour event. Eighteen museums from Roseville to Tahoe City part ...

To the many people who cared so deeply

The response to our family regarding the death of Sean Needham was so extensive that we cannot write everyone a personal letter. The Martins and Needhams appreciate your kind, lovi ...

Another View: ‘Illegal’ fire tax bills arriving by mail now

Despite my efforts to stop it by referendum and legislation, the illegal fire tax is being assessed on more than 825,000 rural Californians starting this month, including 57,549 in ...

Support dog pack hunting bill

Dog fighting is a felony for good reason, so why is pitting packs of dogs against wildlife allowed? Senate Bill 1221, to ban the use of dogs to chase down bears and bobcats, has ...

Are pet shelters in cahoots?

Pet thieves are on the loose. Left and right, pets are disappearing. People are buying tracking devices and security systems as though their pets were an expensive vehicle. But wit ...