senior citizens

Reader Input: Pay raise, pay raise, everyone’s talking raise

The Placer County Supervisors are at the bottom in the state for pay. I suppose they should have some kind of a raise. When I was a union representative years ago, we always asked ...

Reader Input: Seniors gained share of safety

The July 15 traffic committee meeting was a senior success story, not just for this senior but the many seniors on Mikkelsen “Speedway” Drive. The speeding cars on Mikk ...

Reader Input: Money trumps needs of Placer seniors

It’s amazing the news on KAHI and in the Auburn Journal about the situations with the seniors. It sticks out like a sore thumb. It is so obvious Costco and the Placer County ...

Pot brownies don’t belong

Re: “Seniors hospitalized after eating pot brownies,” (Journal, Oct. 18). Pot is illegal. The scene was at Huntington Beach. I don’t know why the person would even think abou ...

McClintock no friend of seniors

Congressperson Tom McClintock voted against the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HR4872). The bill, which was sponsored by Rep. John Spratt, woul ...

Taxpayers suffering in silence too long

I have much respect for the senior community. At 57 years old, I am a budding senior, myself. I am uneasy with a persistent trend in California — the ever-expanding number of p ...

Quit bashing only senior drivers

I take exception to what I consider senior driver bashing. The fact that I have not seen anyone allude to is those who are considered poor senior drivers were poor younger drivers ...

Review seniors’ licenses more often

After reading the front-page story about senior drivers (Journal, Feb. 25), I do want to comment. Even though I’m one of those senior drivers, I can see the reasons for checkin ...

Seniors First sets 2020 deadline to end senior hunger in US

Of the six-million senior citizens the Meals on Wheels Association of America estimates face hunger in the United States, Auburn can claim its share. That noted, Seniors First has ...

Penny Watson logs mileage driving her contemporaries

Newcastle’s Penny Watson is the driving force in many people’s lives. Watson volunteers with the Seniors First program’s door-to-door rides service. She provides transportati ...