Foresthill

Kindly do not vote me to the board

Dear Foresthill community, parents and students: My name is Karen Everett. Over the summer, I was an unemployed teacher. When I took the job at the charter school, I was told th ...

Self-sufficiency a rare concept

There is one helpful solution to the nation’s deficit – “Made in America.” JAMES HOUSEL, Foresthill

Foresthill reader endorses four

I would like to endorse the following candidates for offices for the November 2010 election: 1. Ted Gaines for State Senator; 2. Mike Holmes for Auburn City Council; 3. Don Sokol ...

‘Good old days’ is a fantasy

Re: “Obama steering us into the abyss,” (Reader Input, Sept. 7) by Ann Laman, who states “We want our country back, the country our forefathers and fathers fought for.” I, ...

Wal-Mart cheapens a community

The “big box” problem isn’t going away, it’s getting worse. Ideally, Auburn would benefit from J.C. Penney going in where Gottschalks used to be, and the space where Wal-Ma ...

Chip-seal costly for road users

I would like to add another story to the ever increasing saga of “chip-sealing” our roads (Journal, Sept. 21). I live in Foresthill (Todd Valley) that has also just had our ro ...

Foresthill pulls out a win over Valley Christian

SACRAMENTO – The Foresthill Wildfires blew into town and swept a 6-3 Sacramento Metro Athletic League football win from Valley Christian on Saturday at Highlands High School. Fo ...

Wildfires set new season ablaze

FORESTHILL — Coach Stacy Stroup knows her team has made major strides since last season. The Wildfires already have four wins after winning a total of six all last year.  Strou ...

Please don’t revise history

In response to Don Applegate’s letter (“Terrorists need no tribute,” Reader Input, Sept. 7), it always amazes me how individuals are blinded by their own political and religi ...

Crime overemphasis unnecessary

The Auburn Journal devotes so much space to the various crimes that occur in our community. From a group of antisocial adolescents who thoughtlessly threw dangerous objects off a b ...

Another View: Initiative protects our Sierra forests and communities

This week the Placer County Board of Supervisors and the Auburn City Council voted to support the Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative, an effort sponsored by the Sierra N ...

Our View: Friday night lights shine brightest when sportsmanship prevails

Are you ready for some football? As if Mother Nature knew of tonight’s big games, high school football in the foothills returns with cooler temps, high expectations and excited ...

Couple went above and beyond

I live in Auburn. Last week, I drove to the Sacramento airport, parking in the hourly parking and hopping out to meet the friend late at night. My wallet flew out of my unzipped ba ...

Bring UN in on Iraq/Afghan wars

A possible solution to the Afghan-Iraq war(s) would be to request that the United Nations take an active part in overseeing and controlling and establishing effective democratic go ...

Pliny Murphy had a zest for life

The Murphy family of Penryn is mourning the loss of their oldest child, Pliny, who died in a diving accident on July 25. Pliny Oscar Murphy V had just turned 20 in July. He was th ...