Grass Valley

Show support for safety crew

My husband and I moved to south Nevada County in 2009. Our initial encounters with our new neighbors in the Higgins Corner community convinced us we were ?home.? I come from a fami ...

Pass Proposition 29, help save lives

Proposition 29, the Tobacco Tax for Cancer Research Act, which is basically a sin tax, imposes a tax of $1 on a pack of cigarettes. California?s current existing cigarette tax is 8 ...

Not much gets past Auburnites

Home rule is allowed by the state constitution. It does not change the basic laws within which the city has to do business. It does allow for those that are elected to our city cou ...

Students can use some help

I would like to thank Krissi Khokhobashvili, and The Journal, for getting the word out about our Odyssey of the Mind program (Journal, May 1). As you know, traveling costs have gon ...

Charter prepared over many months

Last week, Ms. (Leslye) Janusz asserted that the Auburn charter “was rushed onto the ballot” (“Oppose charter for better town,” Reader Input, April 20). Th ...

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Fighting for Auburn’s future

From now until Election Day on June 5, Auburn residents will have front-row seats in a replay of the David vs. Goliath story. The battle is about Measure A, “The Home Rule for Au ...

Don’t call writer worthless

Police are trained to tell you not to follow anyone, period. As in many procedures it’s the safe thing to tell you. In the evening hours, Janet and I were on our way to dinner in ...

Why condemn Downtown ball?

I can no longer sit and be quiet on the subject of the Black & White Ball (“Petition drive started against Downtown Auburn street party,” Journal, March 27). The mo ...

Limbaugh is of little concern

So what if Rush (Limbaugh) called a woman a slut? It’s a non-issue. America has more serious, intractable problems that need attention. Nowadays, America is fast becoming a land ...

President learning value of capitalism

Quoth the president, “You can’t drill your way out of the oil crisis.” No, but you can generate jobs, fill the void created by slow-growing replacement energy alternatives, a ...