Foresthill

America of yore remains alive and well

I saw America today. Some days I wonder if the America I grew up with – the America of my grandparents – the America of our Founding Fathers and pioneers, still exi ...

Frieborn does a world of good

Why all this negativity and bad mouthing Ms. (Rosemary) Frieborn and the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills which has been covered twice in the Auburn Journal (“Woman say ...

Frieborn cares deeply about animals

I adopted two of the “special needs horses” from the Humane Society of the Foothills that came from A Chance for Bliss (“Woman says horse died due to humane offic ...

Firefighter urges no on Measure E

I have lived in the foothills for 52 years and served this community beginning in 1962 as a volunteer firefighter and continued for 27 years holding all elected offices including f ...

Rich Johnson gives greatly

I have had the honor of knowing Rich Johnson, candidate for supervisor, Placer County District 5, for many years. Rich has contributed countless hours and days for the citizens of ...

Rich Johnson deserves votes

Rich Johnson is Auburn?s best choice for Placer County District 5 supervisor. Here?s why. No other candidate has more knowledge, more interest and more dedication to the citizens o ...

Don?t waste Sheriff's time

I am writing in response to the article on the front page, “Locals ask Sheriff to investigate Obama,” (Journal, May 9).Are you kidding me? This is so ridiculous. I thin ...

Noon Hour Update: Coin show in Auburn; vehicle burglaries; land for sale and waiving agriculture fees

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Democrat dismisses news as myth

I would like to add some clarity and a different perspective to Democrat Brian Hassett’s (April 22) letter to the editor (“Where were the questions?”) The outreac ...

Internet and computer access are challenges of teaching tech in rural areas

With an ever-increasing amount of services being made available online, access to fast and reliable Internet service is drawing a dividing line between those who have access and th ...

Weigh service alternatives with care

I’ve been told that those living in Auburn Lake Trails primarily read the Auburn Journal, so with that target in mind, I will proceed. As president of the board of the Georgetow ...

Attorney lining his pockets

Well, once again Scott Johnson has been busy hitting up our Placer County businesses (Weimar Country Store struggles to stay open,” Journal, March 22). I am outraged on how this ...

Youthful Hillmen not making any excuses

Last season, the Placer High girls soccer team used a delicate balance of experience and youth to a third-place finish in the Pioneer Valley League and a playoff berth. It looks li ...

Bristol, Falcons down Foresthill

LAKE OF THE PINES – The Foresthill High baseball team was amped for its first game of the season Friday against league rival Forest Lake Christian. The only problem was the Falco ...

Amend ADA so these scams will stop

Lindalou Haines missed the point regarding Assemblywoman (Beth) Gaines’ legislation of amending the ADA compliance law. Her sympathy should be with the small Auburn business owne ...