Auburn

Tap USA’s oil reserves

I am writing this to dispel the myth of “greenhouse gases” causing global warming and to express my dissatisfaction at having no energy policy. The reason a greenhouse gets wa ...

These athletes are world-class

I want to say thank you for the article you did on Michael O’Rourke (Journal, Feb. 2). He certainly deserves some recognition in our community. He and his wife, Suzanne, own ...

Host families wanted to welcome students from afar

It’s a chance to see your hometown through someone else’s eyes and learn about faraway places. Volunteer host families are urgently needed to provide homes to exchange student ...

Identity theft victim offers his thanks

Although my story has been told (Journal, Feb. 3) and people are aware of things that can happen to you because of one person’s actions, I don’t feel that the whole story is o ...

Strip away the extra layers!

Yes! Yes! Yes to (Gov.) Jerry Brown’s proposal. Get rid of all the extra layers of government. Go Brown go! LIZ HART, Auburn

Monopine, schmonopine

Here’s a couple of simple suggestions on the proposed monopine (Journal, Feb. 2): 1. Plant a real tree and save money. 2. Communicate face-to-face rather than using a cell phon ...

Bring home a shelter animal

I am writing because I am concerned about animals that do not have a caring home in our community, our state and our country. Every year, many thousands of animals have to be eut ...

Nurture seeds of democracy

To his credit, former President George W. Bush had a vision of democracy spreading to the Middle East and the Arab world free of kings and dictators. The problem is that many of t ...

Our View: Assembly 4 race is so nice, you’ll want to vote twice

Next month, Auburn-area voters will join others from Roseville to the Nevada border in testing the state’s new Open Primary law. But it’s more than a test, as the outcome cou ...

Hospital did a great job

I just wanted to take time and thank the wonderful staff at the Sutter Auburn Faith (Hospital). My son had minor surgery on Monday, and he was so scared to go in, but with the ki ...

Where’s our own Costco?

I believe that there should be a Costco in Auburn because people would not have to drive all the way to Roseville. The only problem would be that there is a bit more traffic. Also ...

Recovery requires time

I offer encouragement to the (Congresswoman Gabrielle) “Gabby” Giffords family. The road back will be slow and difficult for her. This I well know ... (Journal, Oct. 28, 1971) ...

Montgomery on the right track

What? (Supervisor) Jennifer (Montgomery) not performing for the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency governing board (Journal, Jan. 26)? That is the most unheard-of reason for her remova ...

Redevelopment must end now

We are writing to (Gov. Jerry Brown) to voice our support for the state to stop all redevelopment projects, now and in the future. All redevelopment agencies and departments should ...

Administration grows too big

I tend to agree with the direction of Mr. (Wally) Reemelin’s comments (Another View, Journal, Jan. 28.) Since the governor oversees all the counties of California, perhaps two-th ...