Ohio

Placer High volleyball players compete at national championships

Seven Placer High girls' volleyball team members competed in their respective age groups at the Girls' Junior National Championships in Columbus, Ohio. Robert McNutt, director of t ...

Baseball cards in Ohio attic might fetch millions

TOLEDO, Ohio - Karl Kissner picked up a soot-covered cardboard box that had been under a wooden dollhouse in his grandfather's attic. Taking a look inside, he saw baseball cards bu ...

Five arrested in attempt to blow up bridge in Ohio

CLEVELAND - Five men, at least three of them anarchists, plotted to blow up a bridge near Cleveland and were nabbed because they were working with a man who was actually an FBI inf ...

Santorum mixes politics, religion

Have you been following this story as it unfolds? Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is betting Americans want a president who uses faith, not just to inspire, but als ...

Californians vote wrongly

Re: “California, sadly, not business-friendly,” by Grant Shaw (Reader Input, Jan. 5). Mr. Shaw’s pertinent letter begs the question: Why do we Californians choose lawmakers w ...

Behind the Signature: Geary C. Tiffany

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Geary C. Tiffany Lives in: North Auburn, with wife Marysue, since retiring three years ago. The Tiffanys have a son and ...

Behind the Signature: Cherie Holm

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Meadow Vista. A stint in Truckee ended because Holm “couldn’t deal with all that snow ... shovelling snow ...