Auburn

Disclose where school monies go

Regarding “Trustee predicts that by 2013 district will not be able to meet basic bills,” (Journal, Nov. 4): Is this poor management? Maybe complete transparency would most cer ...

Joe Caribe Caribbean Bistro and Café grows

For nearly three years, Chef Joe Gleason served up his islands-inspired dishes in a 500-square-foot space in Downtown Auburn. Now he’s moved the business to a 3,500-square-foot ...

Dog park users, stay patient

Ashley Memorial Dog Park opened April 17, 2008, to provide a safe place for dogs to play. Improvements are constantly being made by the Ashley Dog Park Foundation. The park was clo ...

Let’s move to Texas

Many of us in Northern California are frankly appalled that the majority of California voters on Tuesday voted to re-elect Barbara Boxer to the U.S. Senate and Jerry Brown as our n ...

Curb changes wasteful at best

Our politicians speak eloquently about eliminating or reducing the spending problem by cutting waste and corruption. But they do nothing. A cogent example is the curb reconstructio ...

US back on track, CA not

Unlike our First Lady, I am genuinely proud of America. We have started a recovery from a very serious mistake we made two years ago. I think we now realize that we can’t spend ...

Roll up sleeves for Sierra College

I am so thankful to the voters all across the Sierra College district and I am grateful for their support and help. We have a big job to do at Sierra College and I’m looking forw ...

Back to priority 1: PHS football

Now that all of the elections are out of the way let’s talk about the important stuff — football. The Placer High School Band did a fantastic job last Friday at Homecoming, al ...

Glau saved house in 49 Fire

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Deputy Sheriff Ben Glau, Placer County. You sir, are a person we admire for your actions which saved our house during the 49 Fire. All officers, ...

Slim pickin’s in wallet, on ballot

My health insurance has just jumped $1,400 a year. That’s a $1,400 cut in my take-home pay. Blue Cross says that this is a direct result of the changes within the Obama health ...