Mexico

Is Romney a true citizen?

It is my understanding that Mitt Romney’s father was born in Mexico. Is Mitt Romney from Mexico? Was he born there? If his father was a Mexican citizen, did his father and mother ...

Halt Mexican drug cartels

Re: “Feds find 32 tons of pot in California border tunnel” (Journal, Dec. 1). With the confiscation of those 32 tons of marijuana I believe we need even more border security ag ...

Scam targets grandparents

About two years ago Gus Thomson wrote a story about the “Grandson in car wreck in Canada” scam that was sweeping the country at the time. I wrote to him because we had nearly b ...

Foreigners take our money

Why? Why should we be required to give taxpayer money to illegals to go to school in California? Why doesn’t Mexico take care of their own people? Why doesn’t Japan give us hel ...

Government stifles growth

This country’s greatness was founded on free markets. Mom and pop start-ups, a man in his garage inventing a product ... does Bill Gates or Steve Jobs sound familiar? There are ...

Spending cuts not a cure-all

You want to balance the federal budget? No problem. Congress and the president enact a spending budget that represents the country’s priorities and values. Then adjust the tax ra ...

Community Portrait: Magical art assists children of Oaxaca

Marla Jensen and Sharon Frederick are sisters who grew up in the San Diego area before migrating north and settling in the Auburn area. Growing up, Jensen and Frederick made freq ...

Derrs shared homes in rainforest, Auburn

It seems like a long time ago, and maybe it was, but in the late 1950s Auburn residents Dan and Elly Derr were very involved in Christian missionary work in Mexico and South Americ ...

Suggestions for U.S. immigration law

In response to Frank Wilson on “Choose your border carefully,” (Reader Input, June 9): How does this sound for new immigration laws? There will be no special bilingual program ...

Maidu senior a leader and champion fundraiser

Maidu High School will miss its graduating senior Jose Avalos-Roman, a humble young man of exceptional achievements. Dedicated to his school and community, Avalos-Roman founded s ...

Another View: McClintock responds to Calderon speech

Rep. Tom McClintock gave this speech in response to President Felipe Calderon’s lecture to Congress. Given in the House Chamber, Washington, D.C., May 20. I rise to take stron ...

Heroes fly out of our airport

At 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 22, a pilot returning from a Los Medicos Voladores humanitarian mission to Mexico lost his engine while preparing to land but managed to slip his disabled sin ...

VanAuker has the HEART to help others

When Laura VanAuker was a young girl she knew that helping people would be her calling. VanAuker still feels as strongly about her choice today as she did over 30 years ago when ...

Mexico a mission for couple

Don and Rosy Maggard have started a new chapter in their lives. The long-time Weimar residents have moved to Mexico where they plan to continue their ministry work. “How does a ...

Don’t cave in to corporations

I am appalled that insurance companies make billions on the ills of the American people. It is not supposed to be government of the corporation, by the corporation, for the corpora ...