Grass Valley

Another View: Put the Auburn charter on the ballot

Successful organizations and individuals use every tool available to them to achieve their mission. The U.S. Armed Services – led by highly trained men and women, cutting-edge we ...

Savvy shopper opens Blue Moon Apparel

Diane Stanbury was a buyer in the retail clothing business for more than 30 years. Now she is putting that expertise to use as the owner of Blue Moon Apparel. She opened her first ...

McClintock no friend of seniors

Congressperson Tom McClintock voted against the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HR4872). The bill, which was sponsored by Rep. John Spratt, woul ...

Leash violation fines could fund parks

Wednesday, I read the article about Lucky, and it was heartbreaking (“Resident seeks leash law after poodle’s death,” Journal, June 8). My sincerest sympathy goes out to Ms. ...

Mad as hell at hospital

With regard to the closing of the Auburn Faith Family Birthing Center, I have to agree with most of what that person wrote in last Friday’s Reader Input (Peter Newman, “Let us ...

Region needs that Walmart

Being a native daughter of Grass Valley and having lived in Auburn I believe having the Walmart in Auburn will be a great economic boost for both Nevada and Placer counties. Let ...

Treasure Box a tasty way to stretch food dollars

An Auburn businessman is bringing a low-cost food option to the Auburn area. Jim Harrold, whose wife Pam, founded Pamelot – A School of Dance in Auburn in 1984, is working with ...

The unions hate Wal-Mart

The unions hate Wal-Mart. Now that Wal Mart has their supercenters competing against unionized grocery stores, the war against Wal-Mart has gone ballistic. Here in Lincoln, Wal-Ma ...

Wal-Mart may usher in gridlock

Has our county planning department ever considered another location for the big-box stores? It seems to me that some of the pastureland north of Lone Star Road on this side of the ...

Suburban Propane closes Colfax facility

Suburban Propane has closed its Colfax facility as part of a consolidation of services in Grass Valley. The Grass Valley location provides increased storage capabilities, accordin ...

Healthcare a basic right

Actually the healthcare system that I think everyone should have free access to is hell-bent on prescribing drugs and treatments that have little to do with real health, but the he ...

Time to protest cost of gasoline

Like many in the community of Colfax, I support local business as much as possible. I’d like to see each and every business that caters to my tastes continue to exist, even if it ...

Colfax’s light parade magical

During the holiday season and as a parent to four young children, we love visiting local holiday events. We were in luck on Saturday, Dec. 11 when we decided to venture to Colfax ...

Open letter to Pres. Obama

I recently sent this e-mail to all my loved ones, and would like to share it with you, as well. Please, please, please do not buy us any gifts this year. With no Social Security ...

Take back the country

The elected Congress has forgotten just who they work for. They seem to be beholden to big business, unions, special interest groups, etc. In reality it is the people they should b ...