Foresthill

Life is fleeting; please take it slow

This morning (April 19) as I was just beginning my busy Monday routine, taking two of my children to daycare and junior high, and then hustling to get myself to work in Rocklin, I ...

Obray lifts Hillgals to key win

Emma Obray scored off an assist from Stephanie Bonitata in the 58th minute and goalkeeper Audrey Furlong made eight saves as the Placer High girls soccer team edged host El Dorado ...

Name-calling brings chuckles

One of the most hilarious letters I ever read appeared in the Journal on March 11, written by Shawn Taylor of Foresthill. We’re still chuckling over his assumption “That peopl ...

Was ‘death shot’ needed?

I am again horrified by the (shooting) by police officers of another suspect in El Dorado County (Journal, April 1). The woman was mentally ill! All she did was steal an ambulanc ...

A plan to derail ObamaCare

Stephanie Sharon-Corniuk’s comments that Congressman (Tom) McClintock failed to represent his constituents by voting against the ObamaCare bill is completely erroneous (Reader In ...

Looking behind the scenes: Jail tries catch and release

Transferring the notebook to a teleprompter while contemplating my latest get-rich-quick scheme. I’m going to charge TV reporters and anchors a nickel for every time they use the ...

Massive Foresthill Water Rate Increase Dismays

I stopped in for a cup of coffee at the local Foresthill watering hole where the local see all; know all gather to solve not only Foresthill problems but also the worlds. The conve ...

State needs a good sweeping

Do the state legislators – assembly(men) and senators – know that one of their primary duties is to balance the budget? Most spend money the state does not have, raising salar ...

Wrong to dilute past sacrifice

Re: the March 23 letter to the editor, “March 21 ‘new Day of Infamy.’” The writer, by comparing the passage of the health care reform bill to the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on P ...

Global warming a political hoax

Solar system warming: The sun has been directing earth’s weather for about four billion years, and there is nothing we can do about it. NASA has documented that the sun is warmi ...

Needs to shop Wal-Mart – not

In regards to the letter (Journal, March 3), “Auburn needs that big box.” The letter writer says, “We unequivocally need a Wal-Mart.” Please don’t speak for me. I don’ ...

FAA: Why so serious?

Concerning the article titled “Two suspended after child radioed pilots at JFK,” (Journal, March 4). I think it is absurd to suspend the employees who allowed children to par ...

Garrido tries to pull a fast one

I just have to wonder why El Dorado County is even considering allowing the Garridos (Phillip and Nancy) to waste the court’s time and money on the idea of so-called visitations ...

Bridge leads to somewhere

The editorial (Journal, Feb. 17) referred to the Foresthill Bridge as “A bridge to nowhere.” Out of curiosity, I decided to leave Foresthill and cross that bridge on Friday. ...

Thank God for Fox News

This president and administration have lied to the people they are supposed to represent, both Democrats and Republicans. This administration is either very incompetent or very c ...