Carol Wallgren

Miners’ rescue effort superb

I totally agree with the letters by Carol Wallgren and Elly Derr (Reader Input, Oct. 19). Kudos to everyone involved in the rescue of the miners in Chile. Working most of my life ...

Auburn a great vacation spot

What a pleasure to live in such a beautiful town as Auburn. The first Wednesday night street summertime party (June 16) was a fun and enjoyable event. What a great idea. Perfect w ...

Nuns stepped up for health care

Congratulations to the U.S. Catholic nuns who defied the bishops and supported the health care bill. Most Catholic nuns are teachers or nurses and deal with people. They work i ...

No pitbull love lost Downtown

Why in God’s name does a 27-year-old man have four pitbull dogs in the middle of beautiful Downtown Auburn? My heart goes out to the brave teen who was attacked. In my opinion t ...

Bring bunny back in 2010

he Auburn Journal is right, the party shouldn’t end for the Black & White Ball (Our View, Sept. 20). The ball has become a brand for Auburn. The fairgrounds are the perfect plac ...

Rules take away from humanity

As a Catholic and an American citizen, I would like to see the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy of the military overturned as well as Catholic priests being allowed to marry, ...

It’s time to stop credit card abuse

The first bank or credit card company that offers the consumer a reasonable interest rate, not to exceed 14.99 percent on credit cards, will siphon off all the business from corrup ...

Nation and Notre Dame darn lucky to have Obama

As a Catholic, I would think that the students of Notre Dame are thrilled to have President Barack Obama give their commencement address. To these conservative Catholics who are u ...

Helen Bale still remembered by grand jury lunch bunch

Nice article honoring Helen Bale in the Sunday, March 22 Journal. I would like to add that Helen, at 80 years, was also a productive member of the 2001-2002 Placer County Grand Jur ...

Corporate greed diminishes our nation’s greatness

It is not just Wall Street that is ripping off the taxpayers with big bonuses after taking bailout money. Big banks and retailers bombarded their customers week after week with lo ...

‘Higher Power’ may be more appropriate wording

The atheists and those who get nervous about the use of the word God, I suggest using “Higher Power.” Surely, Michael Newdow and those who filed a lawsuit to keep the phrase ...

Journal front page election coverage appreciated

Congratulations to the Auburn Journal for the striking front page of Nov. 5. Our small town now has a newspaper that can rival any big city publication. I think it is a keeper. Su ...

Alcoholism, Alzheimer’s are both serious diseases

Former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor recently appeared before Congress appealing for more support for families and more funding for research and clinical trials for the disease of ...

Britney Spears’ struggle raises mental awareness

Apparently, under California law, it is not a crime to be crazy. An adult, in dire need of psychiatric evaluation and care does not meet criteria for a 5150 (psychiatric hold) u ...
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