Garden Valley

Colfax restroom embarrassing

On a recent visit to Colfax, I had occasion to use the public restroom — the “yellow building.” It was a mid-weekday before Christmas and my thoughts upon walking up the fac ...

McClintock needs scrutiny

Why is no one reporting on Congressman Tom McClintock’s voting record? He not only voted against the unemployment benefits bill, he argued on the house floor against it. He vo ...

Tom McClintock has little time for constituents

California’s Congressional 4th District Rep. Tom McClintock is an excellent representative for the Republican party and all their Political Action Committees, far better than he ...

Tired of ‘they won’t hurt you’

Every day there are interactions with dogs. Some are benign and some are fatal. I live in El Dorado County where signs are posted, “Dogs worrying cattle may be shot.” People ...

High taxes not real problem

(Congressman Tom) McClintock said at his town hall meeting that 70 percent of the voters believed taxes were too high. How did he come up with that statement? McClintock’s survey ...

Time to get tough with BP

Guilty as charged. No remorse in sight. Responsibility waived all according to the big corporations who seem to rule. The gulf belongs to Louisiana and America, not any English o ...

Effort begun to offer safe rides

I would like to thank all those who supported us after my daughter Sandra’s death in a car accident in March (Journal, March 12). Thanks to the staff at Skyridge School, Larry G ...

Tech training classes excel

Congratulations to Placer High School (my alma mater) for its ROP automotive technology program, (Journal, March 7). It is enlightening to see that Placer is offering this type of ...

Four Auburn teens in jail for home break-in

Four Auburn juveniles are in custody after allegedly breaking into a Garden Valley home with guns and assaulting the resident inside. On Friday, authorities revealed that three m ...

El Dorado deputies searching for home invasion suspects

El Dorado County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for up to seven people who allegedly broke into a Garden Valley home with guns. One suspect, 20-year-old Cool resident Lo ...

Ready for a revival

GARDEN VALLEY ” It has been close to a decade since Golden Sierra High's softball team was a serious contender for the Golden Empire League title. It's been a very, very long ti ...

Grizzlies living in the moment

GARDEN VALLEY ” For Mark Hendrix, the 2006-2007 season was Golden Sierra High baseball at its finest. On top of winning a fair share of All-League honors, the Grizzly sluggers, ...
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