Germany

Put our country back on track

I read the letter Ed Saiz wrote about “Is Romney a true citizen?” (Reader Input, April 4). Yes, Ed, you are a Democrat and I can tell you “the jackass” in Washington has no ...

USA turning into Nazi Germany

Well, the last letter I wrote I said, “get rid of the jackass in Washington.” I hope it comes true in November. If it doesn’t, I guarantee you our country will be just like G ...

Stance anti-First Amendment

In 1934, Cordell Hull, Franklin Roosevelt’s secretary of state, informed Germany’s minister of foreign affairs that “it is well known that the free exercise of religion is no ...

Stand up for your rights

First of all, I read Jack Hertel’s and Marcia Winborne-Graven’s “F.D.A. corrupt” (Reader Input, Dec. 29 and Jan. 1, respectively) and your letters were great and I certainl ...

Bring Rumsfeld, Bush to justice

I would like to inform the readers, since our media is not doing it. Today I read an article which enlightened me to the fact that there are several countries who seek to arrest an ...

Behind the Signature

SETH KING Lives in: Auburn, born 1981 at Auburn Faith. He’s “come and gone many times.” Jobs: After graduating Placer High in 1999, King traveled Europe 16 months and eventu ...

Get off couch, get involved

Our glorious leaders on both sides of the aisle are fond of stating repeatedly, “We are a nation of laws.” Oh goody, so was Germany in the ’30s and early ’40’s, so is Ca ...

Health care for all in great USA

Hooray! A health care plan is on the way, not a perfect one, but a step in the right direction. I was thinking about the past, the “greatest generation” – their WWII fight ...

Bernhard Peat plays by the golden rule

“Geld sparen,” as translated from the German by Bernhard Peat, means “save your money.” That’s exactly what Peat did while playing professional basketball in Europe for 1 ...

What’s your eugenics IQ?

Interesting that the NAACP is now aboard in the Shockley Park debate (Journal, Sept. 13). I wonder if they, and the other folks that are fighting “the tip of the iceberg” on th ...

Make way for socialist U.S.A.

I agree with the comments of (letter writers) Bob Velon and Sandy Campbell in their assessment that our country sits at the crossroads of losing what made her great. History has s ...

Placer grad doesn't let injuries slow her down

Rachel Morgan is headed to Germany with a carry-on she didn’t think she’d need to take to Europe — a wheelchair. Morgan, 18, a 2009 Placer High graduate, is among a group of ...

Placer’s German exchange tours the foothills

Every year since 2000, just after spring break, a group of 24 German students from Tassilo High School in the town of Simbach am Inn visit Placer High School for two weeks after sp ...

Grass Valley artist leaves behind art legacy

Claus Sievert will forever be a part of the natural world he loved so much. The German-born artist was unexpectedly killed last week when a drunk driver lost control and crossed ...