bureaucracy

Reader Input: We deprive the poor to pay for a few

How absurd it is to consider a raise for county supervisors (“Are voters ready to give Placer County supes raises?,” Journal, Feb. 5). This idea defies logic! Why even ...

Reader fleeing Golden State

I was born and raised in Auburn, California. As an adult I’ve lived in two countries and three different states. Californians like to tell themselves that it is the best place in ...

Where’s the common sense?

When will county officials responsible for school budgets smarten up? Laying off teachers, support staff and cutting educational programs for students is not the way to solve the b ...

Bemoaning public education budget woes

One cannot help but sympathize with the teachers in Loomis regarding their frozen salaries (Journal, Jan. 11). When will the public learn that the problem with California educatio ...