Auburn

Keep veterans’ parade peaceful

In response to Thad Westphalia’s letter (Reader Input, Nov. 17), it is mildly amusing that some who claim to be free thinkers and advocates for peace stoop to the lowest form of ...

Now California imports pitbulls

I can’t believe what I just read. There is an organization in Sacramento that has received over two dozen pitbulls from a dog-fighting ring in Missouri. Isn’t there any other s ...

For heaven’s sake, bring back Dave in a.m.

Several weeks ago my alarm went off on a Monday morning. I thought I died and went to heaven! I’m listening to Dave in the a.m. on KAHI again! But wait! Naw! He’s just subbing. ...

Hillmen fever is an affliction Auburn enjoys

The 2009 Placer Hillmen football team has returned the fever to LeFebvre stadium. And all over town, there is a buzz of positive energy. Tonight, during a potentially thunderous ...

Hillmen take on Foothill in playoff

“Leave no doubt.” That’s been the mantra for the Placer High School football team throughout the summer and fall as they collected wins and captured the attention of an Aubu ...

Bernhard Peat plays by the golden rule

“Geld sparen,” as translated from the German by Bernhard Peat, means “save your money.” That’s exactly what Peat did while playing professional basketball in Europe for 1 ...

Why so quiet, Limbaugh?

Where was Rush Limbaugh when the Republicans so desperately need him? It is quite obvious that Republicans keep silent until they get their daily “fix” from motor-mouth Rush. ...

‘Clear and present danger’

Clear — The conservative and productive people have made it very clear they will not tolerate the radical and liberal-left actions of this current administration and its radical ...

Obama tries to take high road

Mr. (John T.) Nightingale in his letter of Nov. 2 says flatly, “You never heard a previous leader complain about his predecessor.” Wrong! Franklin Delano Roosevelt did, endle ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Construction miffs new resident

My husband and I recently moved within Auburn’s city limits. Now I see on a daily basis the mid-town construction “folly” (and realize we’re paying taxes for this type of ...

Cat House earned a break

In 1994 I visited the Auburn Animal Shelter for the first time to replace a beloved pet. I returned in 1998 to start volunteering and found the same antiquated facility. Horri ...

California needs more dams

I agree with Mr. (A. Elton) Geist’s letter (Reader Input, Nov. 16) that water conservation is everyone’s job. When Sacramento forces water rationing on the people, and then wa ...

Health care stats slanted

Socialist Stan (Guido) should check his own “stats” before writing the Journal (Reader Input, Nov. 16). His health care stats are from our “friends” at the United Nations ...

Reader slams ‘carpetbagger’

I think it’s an amusing metaphor that Charlie Brown is moving on to bigger and better things in the Homeland Security Council while Auburn is stuck with a know-nothing carpetbagg ...