Jim Knox

Racial slur at game not what we’re about

I’m not inclined, as some of the bloggers on the Auburn Journal’s website are, to debate a kid’s free speech rights to call someone from a visiting team the “n” word. Tha ...

Research before raising taxes

My letter is in response to Mr. Jim Knox’s letter of July 17, 2011. Mr. Knox, I understand that it is easy to put all the blame on the Republicans for not allowing the taxes to b ...

Tuition hikes put a ‘squeeze’ on middle class wallets

With tuition increases planned for the coming year in the University of California and California State University systems, some middle class families are feeling a “squeeze” o ...

Ted and Beth: Thanks for nothing, again

I take great exception to the bragging done by Republican politicians in our state about their no-compromise-under-any-circumstance stand on the state budget and taxes. Not only di ...

Whitman ads error-ridden

The most recent Whitman ads have included bold-faced lies about public employee retirement funds. Obviously someone in her campaign polled the public and came to the conclusion tha ...

Everyday educators speak out on pensions

Several local retired educators want the community to know they aren’t making anywhere near $100,000 in annual pensions. Patrick Graham Patrick Graham is a Roseville resident ...

Few collect big retirement

If I used the Auburn Journal’s recent articles on public employee pensions as my only news source, I would believe that most public employees get big pensions at the expense of t ...