James McKesson

Public dollars easily spent

You see what is wrong-headed with county government when (Placer County CEO) Tom Miller says that with the closing of the Redevelopment Agency he will have the staff reassigned to ...

End county top dog’s unreal pension

Hey, county supes, it’s a great opportunity that you have now that (CEO Tom) Miller is retiring (Journal, Dec. 13) End the lifetime health benefits and unreal pension of the inco ...

Why hike near Iraq/Iran?

Is the hiking of the three Berkeley grads aggressive conceit or is the UC at Berkeley graduating mindless, ill-equipped mush-heads into our midst (Journal, Sept. 26)? Did it ever c ...

Republicans kicked can down the road

One of the tenets of the Republican Party is smaller government. Tuesday we lost an opportunity with the passage of the bill in the House raising the debt ceiling. The story not b ...

Time to right ADA issues

I hear a lot from local businesses and neighbors about this man (attorney Scott Johnson) and his predatory practices but you know I never hear from the judiciary (Journal, July 10) ...

There’s no gay discrimination

What has one’s sexual orientation got to do with it? Can anyone show me where a gay, transsexual, lesbian, crossdresser, bisexual was denied acclamation or credit for a significa ...

Dems exempt from own chaos

Who can you believe? One side says that we will have a financial armageddon if we don’t raise the debt ceiling. Scare tactics abound from the Democrats. Republicans insist on spe ...

Auburn police reorganization brings new positions for some

With reorganization at the Auburn Police Department finalized, one citizen said he is more concerned about what public officials make after they retire than during their employment ...

Bly-Chester stands out in crowd

Had a chance to hear an interview of (Assembly candidate) Cheryl (Bly-Chester) by Eric Hogue on the radio the other morning and I’ve got to say that this candidate is far above ...

Supply school choice — now

James McKesson is right (Reader Input, Journal, Jan. 15). We are being ripped off by academic elitists. For too long federal and state departments of education, in cahoots with the ...