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 ...