Vietnam

Reader Input: Help the many who helped US

John Bury (“Vietnam vets feel excluded,” Reader Input, July 5) makes a heartfelt plea on behalf of Vietnam vets who have not been properly cared for regarding their exp ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 3 and 10, 1965

Octogenarian claims strange, divine power in use of wire Forrest S. Sowers, 80, a retired carpenter who lives at 1281 Channel Hill Road, believes that he is endowed with some str ...

Another View: McClintock’s idea to nuke VA health care is essentially DOA

If there was any doubt that this is an election year, a photo-op visit to Auburn by Rep. Tom McClintock and back-to-back, front-page stories in this newspaper confirm it. The iti ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 2, 1964

Electricians’ strike hits river project A walkout by electricians yesterday threw crippling punches at Placer County’s $115,000,000 Middle Fork American River Project ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 21 and 28, 1964

ARC, county deny ‘trouble’ charges Charges by a political candidate that Placer’s $115,000,000 Middle Fork American River Project is in trouble – economic ...

Dick Brooks, Auburn entrepreneur and gadabout, dies at the age of 70

Dick Brooks was not born in Auburn but came to it with generosity and good humor, and he left it this week with a legacy of the same. Brooks, 70, died Monday at Sutter Memorial H ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 12 and 19, 1964

Trustees ban book on parents’ demand More than 20 men and women, most of them parents of students at Placer High School, figuratively and almost literally threw a book at t ...

Another View: TV news goes dark when it comes to free trade agreement coverage

Ever hear of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Don’t worry if you haven’t because hardly anyone in the United States has. At a recent talk about the news media that I ga ...

Reader Input: Vietnam vets shown kindness at last

I was very bitter for some time over the treatment that my fellow Vietnam vets and I received when we returned from our tours in combat. The thought of how we were received haunt ...

Reader Input: Our nation has failed its veterans

I’m responding to the “What you’re talking about” article on page A2 of the Sunday, Nov. 10 Journal, “Call to readers: Does the federal government do ...

Reader Input: US Army won’t bestow medal

As Veterans Day approaches, I am writing you as a disabled Vietnam veteran in hopes you will publish this letter, and someone will be able to assist me with this issue. On Thanks ...

Reader Input: Consider right and wrong

I must first advise Elly Derr that I was raised Quaker, consider myself a Christian (in that Christianity is a way of life and not a religion), and am not ignorant of the Bible, wh ...

Reader Input: Dems out to punish GOP

Re: “Families of fallen troops denied military death benefits because of government shutdown.” Democrats blame it on “just oversight” or “slipped th ...

Reader Input: Cruise missiles wrong response

Our history is replete with reasons to go to war that later look very suspicious to historians. The 1848 war against Mexico was over alleged firing at U.S. troops by Mexican sold ...

Reader Input: Don’t politicize Benghazi

May 15, 1975: The “Mayaguez Incident;” 42 brave Marines, sailors and Airmen lost their lives, several MIA with at least three captured and executed by Khmer Rouge force ...