Auburn

Palin makes perfect sense

I just finished listening to Sarah Palin on Fox News and had to write this letter. She is so right in all she said and I hope she will run for president. My father helped putting t ...

Must be 18 to tan and eat certain foods

Re: banning (indoor) tanning (for persons under 18, Journal, June 8). I don’t use tanning beds and I don’t let my children use them, but it amazes me how eager this country is ...

Cyclists point wheels toward D.C.

Five Auburn-area men are on the ride of their lives — a trans-continental bike ride from Auburn to Washington, D.C. The team, made up of Kevin Rick, 47, of Auburn, John Wooda ...

Behind the Signature: Carol Wallgren

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Auburn since 1964. “My husband and I bought our first home in beautiful Aeolia Heights. I?love the parks an ...

Treat-seekers, gather ’round

I am writing to tell the community what a treat they have to look forward to! McCaulou’s department store will be opening shortly and I assure you that the community has somethi ...

File this with warming scare

We are seeing a lot about mercury-contaminated fish and I wonder if we all are going to stop fishing and eating the great wonders of our seas and streams? Considering that mining h ...

Easier to name nations we don’t help

They must think we are stupid. All we hear lately is the deficit and balancing the budget. We are at a critical point and in fact are sinking fast. Our great so-called political le ...

Weaver left great legacy

June 15, the ninth anniversary of the passing of Harold M. Weaver, a long time to be missing that caring, compassionate, capable and community-oriented gentleman. Twenty-five years ...

Planning commission exhibits disdain

At the (Placer County) planning commission hearing of May 12, I was appalled by the disdain of the public by the commission. With only three items on the agenda, two of them very s ...

Some kids pass muster

I’ve been called “Mr. Wilson” (not much into kids). But I was impressed by the performance on Friday by the Boys & Girls Club for the play they wrote and the performance they ...