Foresthill

O’Flaherty shouldn’t judge

In regard to Judge (Joseph) O’Flaherty (Journal, Feb. 17), it is truly amazing how a man who is supposed to set the example, live by the law and judge others regarding the law ca ...

County pay raises puzzling

We have taken note of the actions of the Board of Supervisors at the Feb. 9 (meeting) when they voted three-to-one in favor of giving merit raises to several county employees (Jour ...

Learn CPR face to face

I am responding to the letter written by Carlette Anderson in the Journal dated Feb. 1 titled “If you love them, learn CPR.” I feel the need to set some facts straight. I have ...

New Placer County Recovery Act program offers hope for homebuyers

North Auburn, Bowman and Foresthill are among the areas Placer County is targeting in a new program to reduce the number of vacant, bank-owned houses and help low- or moderate-inco ...

Supes don’t cite true pot facts

I was extremely disappointed to see the vote made by the county supervisors to ban medicinal marijuana outlets in Placer County (Journal, Jan. 29). Obviously none of them have wat ...

Bag bashers uninformed

I have a different opinion on the blue bag program than that expressed in the recent letter published over the names of (Mr. Bob) Robinson and (Mr. Kevin) Brady (Reader Input, Jan. ...

Give homes to US orphans

I’ve been reading stories about Haitian adoptions recently in the Journal. I commend families willing to open their homes to needy children. However, I do wonder why people are ...

Ritchart leads Forest Lake in rout

Josh Ritchart scored a game-high 29 and all but one player scored to lead Forest Lake Christian past Foresthill 61-31 in Lake of the Pines. Jason Camacho added eight points for th ...

FLC edges Foresthill in overtime

Laura Ritchart scored 20, Emily English added 11 points and Forest Lake Christian beat Foresthill in overtime, 48-44 Tuesday night. The Falcons (12-6, 4-2 Central Valley Christian ...

Ingalls chases dream overseas

To reach the pinnacle of his sport, Kenny Ingalls has become quite the world traveler. When he hasn’t been providing thrills to local motorcycle racing fans at Auburn’s Fast F ...

Police stake-outs should boost safety

Recently, the Auburn Police staked out Nevada Street, near the post office, to ticket speeders. They were there for two weeks. I would see four to five officers at a time at this ...

A warrior on wheels

Danny “Magoo” Chandler’s story is inspirational and cautionary at the same time. In the early 1980s, the Auburn resident was one of the top motocross riders in the country a ...

Former fun spot now ‘totally gross’

I was driving in the pouring rain Sunday, pondering all the cool back streets and unique houses in the nooks and crannies of Auburn, when I noticed the old batting cage and miniatu ...

'Avatar' is Oscar-worthy

Well we finally did it ... we went to see 3-D Avatar at the IMAX in Sacramento. The plot of the movie can be summed up in "Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee" ... except this time the I ...

Foresthill trees extra magical

Foresthill Road’s Christmas trees set a new record of at least 126! It was phenomenal, each week, more and more decorated trees, literally popping up overnight, breaking the 2 ...