Loomis

Senior projects a good thing

As I’m sure you’re aware there has been an uproar of discussions whether senior projects should be removed from Del Oro High School. If this comes to pass, it will be a very sa ...

Hall of Fame embraces past

A special “thank you” to Loomis News Editor Martha Garcia and Auburn sports writers Eric Gourley and Dave Krizman for the outstanding coverage of Del Oro High School’s inaugu ...

Property rights are threatened

People of Loomis need to wake up. Your rights as property owners in the Town of Loomis will be quietly taken away and replaced with fines and penalties if you are not paying atten ...

Vote for the person, not the party

Dear Fellow Citizen, I have heard, “that if you don’t want to be forgotten as soon as your dead and rotten, either write things worth the reading or do things worth the writi ...

We fund wars, not healthcare

Hypocrisy abounds! Let me get this straight. Conservatives are willing to pay for an obscenely expensive war, in dollars and lives, without challenge, but not pay for a healthcar ...

Pitbulls in need of protection

Owners of dogs considered pitbulls — it’s up to you now! Because of the breed’s undeserved negative media image, pitbull owners have to be even more careful and responsible ...

Octogenarian’s health plea

I am writing in sheer desperation. My insurance is trying to take away my liquid potassium, which I have been on for many years. I only have half a bowl and need it. I have had t ...

It’s time for a third party

In deciphering Miss Patricia Garon’s comments (Journal, March 1), I believe the point she was trying to make, in a roundabout way, is that Democrats are elected to “serve the p ...

Whirlybird purchase defies logic

In reference to the article “Placer County’s $4M chopper airborne” in today’s (March 17) Journal, I’d like to make a few comments. I’m a retired 10,000-hour helicopter ...

Morris likes a bit of Hendrix in the mix

Mentor, musician, sound engineer, performer, teacher, band and tone historian, and for a time, music store owner, John Morris has worn many hats in his 40-some years in the music b ...

Placer County can't help its fellow Americans

The unfortunate crisis in Haiti has made me think of all of the efforts Americans have made to help those less fortunate that us. Temporary shelters, (mostly tents), clean water an ...

Tech programs absolutely vital

I just commenced round two of chemotherapy in my battle against an incurable cancer, similar to what trustees are now facing in their efforts to keep the technical programs “aliv ...

Train for success this spring

A new training program at Placer Adult School takes participants from basic digital photography through building their own Web site. “It addresses personal and business needs to ...

Congress cares for its own

Amen! Our great, wonderful president has made the decision to quit spending. This after the Senate and House of Representatives voted themselves a $10,000 raise for the next two ye ...

Save the Sierra vocational courses

I read, with tears in my eyes, how Sierra College wants to eliminate the agriculture, construction and automotive programs (Journal, Jan. 27). So what idiot(s) without any common ...