Auburn

Memories of Olympics endure

The Journal articles about the Squaw Valley Olympics have triggered many memories (Jan. 5, 7). I attended Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco and was a member of the A C ...

Judge’s ruling way too lenient

The article in the Journal on Jan. 18 about the bar fight in which a young lady lost her ear at the hands of a Ms. Andrea Cordova (I would not dare call Ms. Cordova a “lady”) i ...

Former fun spot now ‘totally gross’

I was driving in the pouring rain Sunday, pondering all the cool back streets and unique houses in the nooks and crannies of Auburn, when I noticed the old batting cage and miniatu ...

Gratitude for card return

I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the man who turned in my ATM card to the Chase Bank in Auburn on Saturday, Jan. 16. Thank you for your kindness, sir. Jennie Desvignes, ...

Big thanks to Veterans Parade

This is a belated “thank you” to Cynthia Haines and the Veterans Parade Committee of 2009. It was a tremendous honor to be chosen as the Grand Marshall of the Veterans Day Pa ...

Killing pitbulls is ridiculous

On the subject of the Daniel Coverston/pitbull article (Journal, Jan. 15). I think it’s ridiculous that these animals are being put down. Who is to say that the kid didn’t ant ...

Just what is ‘right crowd’ Downtown?

Re: “Will Downtown draw the right crowds?” (Journal, Jan. 14). Oh my. I was looking forward to a cheeseburger-to-go on the new square. Now I’m worried. Why in the world sho ...

Republicans lost their way

Re: “Government hungry for more,” (Reader Input, Dec. 24). It is difficult, Jon (Errek), to always make a distinction between “good” government programs and “bad” one ...

Dust off your history books

While the liberal Mr. Gary Miller is busy rewriting history (Reader Input, Jan. 12), here’s what really happened. It was Republican President Abraham Lincoln who led the war ag ...

Small-time crooks blasted

My son, unfortunately, lost his wallet at a Dutch Flat gas station on Jan 12. The person or people who found my son’s wallet (with driver’s license, union card, ATM card in it ...

Bemoaning public education budget woes

One cannot help but sympathize with the teachers in Loomis regarding their frozen salaries (Journal, Jan. 11). When will the public learn that the problem with California educatio ...

Nevada Street crash injures driver

The lone female occupant of a vehicle involved in a single-vehicle Nevada Street crash Thursday evening in Auburn was taken to Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital with what Auburn Police ...

Ship of fools voted in Obama

The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the presidency. It will be easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama pr ...

Terrorism halted by the people

The average citizen is fast becoming the hero in our threat from Al-Qaida. The passenger on the plane foils a terror attack. The same thing happened with the downed plane in 9/11. ...

Some have seen the monkeycat

On my way from San Francisco to Reno, the fog was so heavy I stayed overnight in Auburn. For a restaurant, I found Monkey Cat on Lincoln Way. In my travels of the world, I met pe ...