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We didn’t make a Super Bowl commercial featuring Timothy Hutton or a blue-collar mechanic who found new life in a red dress. We don’t plan on signing up a national, brand-name ...

County fairs in jeopardy

County fairs are in the bull’s eye as the state looks for ways to cut the budget. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to eliminate the $32 million funding for 2012 could put 29 fairs ...

Hospital staff simply the best

To the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital surgical personnel: My knee was replaced on Feb. 2. I can never thank you folks enough for the care given me. Dr. (Ben) Williams was the best. ...

Fence out the immigrants

Re: “Buoys strung on canal to halt drowning,” (Journal, Jan. 4): I came to believe that we didn’t want illegal immigrants in this country. So why are we installing life-savi ...

Show support for literacy

One American in five — Americans whose first language is English — cannot read. Sadly, once again local libraries face slashed state funding. Governor (Jerry) Brown’s propose ...

Placer program builds empathy

I was heartened to learn about Placer High School bringing the Breaking Down the Walls program to students (Journal, Feb. 3). It is essential for the student community to live in ...

Sentence Jared Loughner to life

Re: “Charges filed in shooting rampage,” Journal, Jan. 10: In my opinion people do not need to express their emotions by going out and shooting innocent people. Everybody in ...

Don’t try to redefine rape

Well, the GOP is at it again. They want to abolish abortion funding to those women who are not “forcibly” raped. What are they thinking? Is not rape a forcible act? It is har ...

Herdal Drive long recognized as access

I am a native-born resident of Auburn, having lived here since 1960. My family has lived in Auburn for generations before me. Over the decades property, which used to consist of hu ...

Accused gave her no trouble

I have felt very badly reading all about Sherri Shifflett in The Journal and her being charged with elder abuse and stealing from them (Journal, Jan. 26). I have had Sherri clean ...

Auburn pound lacking charm

The Auburn pound is in need of help. The people of the pound do their best to take care of the animals in need. For example, on the first day at the pound, all animals are given m ...

Another vote for Pacific Street

Regarding the Baltimore Ravine project access point, as a homeowner in the Sierra Vista del Valle subdivision, I strongly oppose using Herdal Drive as the ingress/egress point for ...

Enter ravine project via Pacific Street

As a long-time resident of Auburn and a local business owner, I am not opposed to the development of Baltimore Ravine. Growth that is well thought out and planned with all citizens ...

Trees vital to Auburn

Auburn’s trees are quickly disappearing because of our citizens! Our trees are an important part of our environment. Animals and people need trees for many different reasons. I ...

Allow Vick one more chance

Re: “Vick can forget dog ownership,” (Reader Input, Jan. 6): I personally don’t think Michael Vick should have another dog. However, legally I believe this answer might be d ...