Jerry Brown

Choking the ‘golden goose’

As a tea party patriot dedicated to the care and feeding of the “golden goose,” I am dismayed to see that Senate Bill X12, the renewable energy measure, has been sent to Govern ...

High school district facing millions in cuts

The Placer Union High School District is facing a potential $4.5 million in cuts over the next three years. Like the Auburn Union School District, the high school district’s pot ...

Who’s watching county workers?

With President (Barack) Obama and Gov. (Jerry) Brown trying to cut wasteful spending, what is Placer County going to do? Placer County Supervisors have a watchdog on their spending ...

Several redevelopment projects may go forward

The city of Auburn has a basic plan for how to use its redevelopment funds, and some residents think a new sign is a necessity. The Auburn City Council acting as the Auburn Urban ...

Hold onto our state properties

Re: “Not the time to sell our state buildings,” (Other Views, Journal, Jan. 6). I both disagree and agree with this proposal. Arnold Schwarzenegger had the right idea by tryin ...

UC executives’ demands out-of-touch

I am outraged to read that top University of California executives earning more than $245,000 annually are demanding a major pension hike in this economy (Journal, Dec. 30)! I am ...

Too late for pointing fingers

I’d like to present some facts in response to (Fred and Judy) Barth’s note (Reader Input, Nov. 16) with respect to Jerry Brown and the Democrats having done something bad to th ...

Stay and see state prosper

I’m sorry that Dave Imgrund feels he should move to Texas (Reader Input, Nov. 5). I think that he should stick around to see what Jerry Brown and Democrats can do. It just may be ...

Moonbeam and Nutmeg

I just read the morning’s Journal and the letter from citizen Donna McCloskey, “Confounded by Brown’s return” (Reader Input, Nov. 10), which is cause to respond. Donna is ...

Confounded by Brown’s return

Well, the election is finally over and I am left with one question — how on earth can the citizens of California choose Jerry Brown again? Why do they fail to understand that h ...

State showed wisdom at polls

Re: “Voters did not rise to occasion,” Robert Moggridge, (Reader Input, Nov. 5): California elected Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer because they were the best choices. Jerry Bro ...

Ruffalo: Auburn voters show soft spot for incumbents

A couple of observations from Tuesday’s election ... The local elections were just about everything the national elections were not, namely that in this little corner of the worl ...

Let’s move to Texas

Many of us in Northern California are frankly appalled that the majority of California voters on Tuesday voted to re-elect Barbara Boxer to the U.S. Senate and Jerry Brown as our n ...

Do not vote Democrat!

Jerry Brown was governor from 1975 to 1982. When he entered office, he was blessed with a budget surplus. After two terms, he left a $1.5 billion deficit and extremely high unemplo ...

Brown spells disaster

Brown is not the answer for California. Why is our state in financial crisis? Simply put, because the Legislature, as puppets of the big unions in California, have failed to realiz ...