Shop too easily overlooked

Thank you for your informative article about the Streetscape project (Journal, July 30). The closing of Lewis Street (not only is the street closed, but the street sign has been re ...

Stranger returns lost purse

By the hands of kind and honest strangers, I was spared considerable misery today. Warm and heartfelt thanks to the family who found my purse on the restaurant seat and simply turn ...

McClintock: Fight tax hikes

As one might have suspected, the smear campaign against Tom McClintock’s representation of our district, our families, our future prosperity, and yes, the country in general, has ...

City needs plan of action fast

The City of Auburn, in my opinion, must concern itself with Auburn’s business needs (“Streetscape work curbs business,” Journal, July 30). The business loss of money due to t ...

Shocked at hiring of supervisor’s wife

Kudos to Journal correspondent Jon Brines for a thorough report on the installation of Tami Uhler in her $92,000-a-year job as assistant director of the Placer County Department of ...

Tevis Cup rides into town

Potato Richardson has competed in endurance horse races all over the world including France, Germany and the United Arab Emirates. He worked with the founder of this weekend’s ...

Despite law, many text while driving

Cell phones are everywhere these days – including in drivers’ hands. In spite of state law, many still use handheld cell phones while driving. Texting – which usually requir ...

Care for brother was excellent

On behalf of my family I want to thank the staff at Sutter Auburn Faith for taking care of my brother the best they could until he passed. They were so good to our family in every ...

Lack of health care frightens

Right now, our “health plan” that’s in place for disabled people is a joke. I’ve had Medi-Cal through Social Security Disability Insurance since January. The Medi-Cal syst ...

Public insurance has pitfalls

Since President Obama’s speech on July 22 we are hearing a lot about health care insurance reform instead of health care reform, specifically, from my understanding, making it le ...

Get off couch, then criticize

Sadly, two recent anti-bicyclist letters by David Chaddock (July 21) and Jan Demello (July 23) display some real impatience and ignorance. First, the Tour of Lincoln bike ride onl ...

Barely room for cars, much less bikes

Regarding bicyclists on our roads/Newcastle-Ophir area, I feel this is a safety issue. Bicycles should not be allowed on Power House Road from Newcastle to Auburn Folsom Road. The ...

Uhler: I did not influence the hiring of my wife

The July 29, 2009, article about my wife’s employment with the Department of Child Support Services quotes me as saying, “I can absolutely see why people without the full grasp ...

KAHI broadcasting voice is a veteran Hillman

You’ve probably heard his voice, but you might not know what he looks like. At the recent Placer High School Kendall Arnett Basketball Tournament he did the play-by-play broadca ...

Bruins Rally Late For 20-17 Frosh Win Over Placer

For three and a half quarters Thursday night, the Placer High frosh football team looked headed for its fourth straight win of the season. Using solid defensive play and steady of ...