Applegate

About Carly Fiorina

I was very interested in two letters by Fred Waters (Sept. 27) and Mike Nicky (Oct. 15) who wrote about Carly Fiorina. The fact that they actually worked for her makes it far more ...

Marijuana more bad than good

Re: Proposition 19, the marijuana issue: I am absolutely opposed to Proposition 19 for marijuana for several reasons. We surely know that lungs are for breathing clean air only, n ...

Auburn: Love it or leave it

I must comment on today’s feature article regarding chip-seal paving in Shirland Tract (Journal, Sept. 21). If Ray and Vickie Ferrari don’t like the way things are done in Pla ...

Thanks, Gaines, for ‘advice’

To Mr. Ted Gaines, California assemblyman: Thank you so much for outlawing playing in the snow without a helmet. Heaven knows how I would raise my four children without the help o ...

PCWA plans to expand

By Cheri March Colfax Record Correspondent A group of residents living between Meadow Vista and Applegate – and possibly throughout Placer County – are a step closer to water ...

Terrorists need no tribute

What’s happened to common sense in America? The President of the United States recently gave his approval for building an Islamic Cultural Center at Ground Zero. His rationale w ...

Think Auburn even for birth

We had the privilege and joy to be present for the birth of our first grandchild on July 3, 2010. Little Max was born into the arms of his parents in the birthing tub at Sutter Au ...

Bang the drums softly, please

I am a sacristan of St. Joseph Church on a daily basis. Last Saturday evening, a lot of people there were complaining to me about a loud drumming noise going on outside. I could t ...

Teen manipulates and masters objects

Sixteen-year-old Kaden Hurst just doesn’t seem to have the same interests as his peers. You could call him a Renaissance man, a throw back, or old school if you want, because he ...

Fire chief enjoys dual careers of helping

Ian Gow must have been predestined to help people who are having really bad days. Gow has two jobs that deal with human trauma and there isn’t a better man for the position when ...

Tree-butchering knuckleheads strike

I took my four kids to Meadow Vista Park to enjoy the sunshine, the jungle gym, the breeze, the spring grass and the ancient oak trees on Friday. What was my horror when I saw the ...

Career change marries interests, outdoors

Karen Killebrew went through a sort of midlife career change and came out of it a satisfied and content soul. Disenchanted with her career in the travel industry and how the Sept ...

Find better site for big box

I have no doubt about the many angry letters regarding the Wal-Mart/Costco proposal, and lots of problems and cat fights it would definitely generate. My objection is why should i ...

Snowy conditions close freeway at Applegate

Snowy conditions and a roadway accident forced traffic to turn around at the Applegate exit on Interstate 80 Wednesday afternoon. According to California Highway Patrol’s onlin ...

They throw a great party

I would like to share my compliments to Alfred and his staff at The Power Club for such an outstanding job hosting the birthday party last Saturday. He was very accomodating to my ...