Auburn

Fellow tenant’s tales didn’t add up

Re: “Alleged Lake of the Pines con man facing new court date, charges,” Journal, Nov. 19: Over 10 years ago, for a short period of time, I leased a small office in an older, ...

Gaines’ action wastes funds

We all received the sample ballot for the special election needed to elect a state senator for District 1. This election is needed because the two top vote-getters did not receive ...

‘Agendize?’ Give us break!

Thank you reporter Bridget Jones for the story (Dec. 9) about Placer County Schools Superintendent Gayle Garbolino-Mojica’s pay package. Intriguing was information item 14 on the ...

Annexation already rejected

Several years back Auburn wanted to annex the North Auburn and Bowman area. In the paper Tuesday (Dec. 7) Mayor (Bill) Kirby plans to annex North Auburn and Bowman into Auburn. W ...

Alcohol, driving make tragic mix

Re: “Weekend sees DUI increases,” Journal, Nov. 29: I think it’s OK to have an occasional alcoholic beverage, but not before you drive. Many people step into a car without c ...

Recovery needs the middle class

The Republicans and blue dog Democrats are working to perpetuate our nation’s wealth in the hands of the rich this holiday season. They don’t want to extend unemployment benefi ...

GOP holding nation hostage

“Don’t ask, don’t tell,” Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, jobless benefits, health care for 9/11 first-responders — Senate Republicans continue to block it all until the ...

Tourist kiosk one costly folly

Some people think we should have a $30,000 kiosk for tourists (Journal, Nov. 30). Well, I don’t. It’s a waste of $30,000 that would have to be paid for by taxpayers. We would ...

World War II a living memory for some

“Old soldiers never die. They just fade away;” — General Douglas MacArthur. It is not that we forget. It is the passage of time — 69 years ago. My husband just turned 90 ...

Don’t coddle any deviants

It is more than a simple repeal of the policy of “don’t ask, don’t tell” that is under consideration. No real change will occur unless the military code of conduct is sign ...