Letters to the Editor

Reader input: Local fire agencies needed

The last few years have brought catastrophic and devastating wildfires causing death and destruction to California communities. Climate change, abnormal weather patterns, forest he ...

Reader input: Waiting room removed magazines, is this 'censorship?'

When I went to a local business, I realized they no longer had magazines in the waiting room. When I asked about it the receptionist said, "Someone complained about the conten ...

Reader input: Climatologists want you to believe they can predict weather 50 years from now

Human-caused climate change is overwhelming, also climate-related threats to American ... well being are rising, by the Fourth National Climate Assessment. What? Only a threat t ...

Reader input: Let's be fair

I am getting tired of hearing about cops or anyone being killed by an illegal alien, I said illegal alien not an undocumented "whatever," protected by "sanctuary cit ...

Reader input: Worried about how far Trump will go

I know the Auburn Journal is reluctant to publish letters about presidential politics. And I can fully understand why… But today, in my heart of hearts, I feel called upon t ...

Trader Joe’s rumor ‘fake news’

In response to Joyce A. Pope's "farewell to Kmart and hello to Trader Joe's" (reader input Jan. 6):  She seems very certain that Trader Joe's is coming t ...

NID rates will rise for next 5 years

NID Water Board approves 2019 budget based on new water rate hikes: Fiscal responsibility was the clarion call that came out of the last election. The new proposed water rate hike ...

Making friends at Auburn stores

Our little town has turned into a hopping, happenin’ spot; feels like overnight. I usually get nervous about more traffic in anything, but here in Auburn, it was different. E ...

Global warming will affect Placer County

The Fourth National Climate Assessment is out. The report "concludes that the evidence of human-caused climate change is overwhelming." Also, "climate-related threat ...

Hoping Trader Joe’s will take Kmart’s location

Saying farewell: When I moved to Auburn in 1982, I was so excited to find a Kmart (big box) store. Having moved from the East Bay where everything was only a few miles away, I had ...

Why give feds authority over state’s water?

It looks like Placer County Water Agency (PCWA), Andy Fecko, agreed to withdrawal all water rights protest in the fight over Delta water for grassland farmers in San Joaquin Valley ...

Don’t pass judgement on homeless

I work for The Gathering Inn in the whole care interim care program. It is very rewarding work. It is sad that in our society we judge. One must look within and not pass judgeme ...

Be calm, find pulse of Auburn

Dear world, Would everybody please just calm down? After retiring from 30 years teaching in elementary education it’s amusing (not) to hear national news stories that smack ...

Outdoor education important for modern youth

We are fortunate to have two effective institutions in our community: the Placer Nature Center and the California Conservation Corps’ Placer Center (CCC). Both organizations ...

Thanks Meadow Vista for supporting Christmas Baskets

On behalf of The Meadow Vista Friendly Neighbors Club we would like to say THANK YOU to Meadow Vista and surrounding residents for supporting our Community Christmas Basket Program ...