Penn Valley

Reader Input: May 22nd letters to the editor hit the mark

Thank you to Bob Webster of Penn Valley (“Finally, I agree with Ron Lowe,” Reader Input, May 22) and Frank W. Gau of Newcastle (“The fault is with Dems, not the G ...

Reader Input: Finally, I agree with Ron Lowe

In response to Ron Lowe’s letter of May 20, I finally agree with him: The Republicans and tea partiers have become the parties of “no.” They say “no&rdquo ...

Walmart need not shared

This letter is to address Mary Miner’s need for a Walmart (“Senior spells out why Walmart is needed,” Reader Input, Aug. 30). We all moved here for the same reaso ...

Multi-crime spree ends with a life sentence

A Roseville man was sentenced to a life prison term Friday in Auburn for a multi-crime spree last April. Dillon James McMahon, 22, was found guilty in Placer County Superior Court ...

Their only pay is gratitude

Auburn’s local chapter of Los Medicos Voladores, The Flying Doctors, returned recently from a trip to Baja California where dental and optometry services were provided free of ch ...

Wal-Mart’s not the good guy

I urge citizens of Auburn not to trust Wal-Mart’s opinion of them benefiting the Auburn community. Yes, they clearly donate to local food organizations, but that is about where ...

What’s with the NIMBY?

Why is it that people from the “Auburn area,” Newcastle, Foresthill, Penn Valley, Meadow Vista, etc. think that it is OK to build something in Auburn that they would never agre ...

Auburn Walmart equals win-win

The proposed Walmart to be built in the Auburn area will be an asset and much-needed job added to the community. Auburn already let Home Depot in so why is there a problem with Wa ...

McClintock speaks for his district

When I heard that a Placer County supervisor flew back to D.C. to solicit federal funds for some “pet projects” for his district from Congressman Tom McClintock (Journal, Feb. ...

Focus on what’s right for nation

We all knew it was coming and (Ron) Lowe was the first as usual (Reader Input, Jan. 13). We all knew liberals would somehow blame Sarah Palin for the tragedy in Tucson. These late ...

Agents seize over 2,000 pot plants

A Rough and Ready area man was arrested for allegedly operating a large-scale marijuana-growing operation out of his home over the past two years. John Gross II, 68, was arrested ...

Can credit card thieves charge their bail at jail?

Adding maps and a GPS to the notebook while wondering why other media outlets don’t take the Journal’s lead and call the recent urban interface conflagration the 49 Fire, inste ...

Bear River land preserve effort swings into action

An important puzzle piece in Bear River shoreline preservation between Nevada and Placer counties is moving into place. The Nevada County Land Trust’s drive to buy 652 acres of ...

Shamed by ignorant voters

I am a 55-year-old, part-time college instructor. When I was laid off at California State University, Sacramento two years ago I lost my Kaiser coverage. COBRA wanted $550 per mont ...

Nevada County authorities arrest stabbing suspect

A 26-year-old transient was arrested this week on charges related to a Tuesday morning stabbing and robbery. Officials revealed Wednesday that they arrested Brice Peeler at an Ol ...