Truckee

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 ...

Ruffalo: Rural firefighting fee just latest taxpayer thugging

There’s a dreary axiom we political junkies know by heart. You know, the one about people love to eat sausages but really shouldn’t watch them being made. Well, judging by the ...

Where are Sutter priorities?

In an April letter to employees, (President and CEO of Sutter Health) Pat Fry announced that Sutter Health would make a charitable donation of $1 million to the Sacramento Kings. O ...

Keep those big rig wheels rolling

Seeing the big rig parking lots along Interstate 80 and on surrounding exit ramps brought to mind a subject that I have wanted to write about since I lived in Truckee. First off, ...

Plans afoot for Truckee to Tahoe trail

TRUCKEE (AP) — Despite California’s budget crisis, local officials are moving ahead with plans for a 9.5-mile hiking and biking trail between Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Mike Sta ...

Time to protest cost of gasoline

Like many in the community of Colfax, I support local business as much as possible. I’d like to see each and every business that caters to my tastes continue to exist, even if it ...

Keep your windfall and honor, too

Here is why I think it is so important that wealthy retired police, fire and other public employees give back to their communities. It’s because their unions took too much on th ...

Tevis Cup to test horse and rider in endurance marathon Saturday

The 55th annual Tevis Cup is riding into Auburn this Saturday, July 24. The 100-mile-long Tevis Cup has long been considered the most revered and difficult equestrian ride in the w ...

Father Brennan fulfills his calling

At 83, Father Ronan Brennan has seen a lot of life. On June 18, Brennan celebrated his 60th year as a Catholic priest, and the congregations of St. Joseph and St. Theresa of Avila ...

Tourist suggests tidying up view

Today, April 9, I took the Zephyr train from Truckee to Martinez to see the beautiful snow-covered mountains. I am 64 years old and from the San Francisco Bay area. The train wa ...