Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Door-to-door not the way to sell

Re: “Auburn Journal contracts with Elite Canvassing Services Corp. to sell new subscriptions,” (Journal, May 15): I think that door-to-door solicitation of anything i ...

Reader Input: Let’s win the war on poverty

After reading “All those years ago” in Wednesday’s (May 20) edition, I am reminded that President Johnson’s economic opportunity act encompassed more than j ...

Reader Input: Police need armored gear

I’m a former SWAT member and retired sergeant so I can give straight information. In my view, our ill-advised president has been wrong on every major law enforcement issue ...

Reader Input: Car buying experience proved great

I want to share my experience buying a new car from Gold Rush Subaru in Auburn. My wife and I live in Quincy. We began looking for a new Outback about six weeks ago. We sent emai ...

Reader Input: Ravine cleaned up beautifully

I want to thank Bernie Schroeder, director of public works, for cleaning up Auburn Ravine. As a resident on the Auburn Ravine, the improvement to the water quality is very notice ...

Reader Input: Credit ‘The Man in the Arena’

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who ...

Reader Input: Strange that they buy ads

Why do PG&E and Caltrans advertise on TV? Do we have another choice? These are the same folks who gave us the San Bruno explosion and fire and the Bay Bridge fiasco. Maybe they ...

Reader Input: Laws do in fact apply to bikes

I agree with Steve Haverberg regarding bicycles (“Bicyclists: Follow rules of the road,” Reader Input, May 19). Most of the riders seem to be totally unaware of those s ...

Reader Input: Bicyclists: Follow rules of the road

A few years back, my friends and I attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D. One of us was issued a ticket for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign in Spearf ...

Reader Input: God gave us all we see

A recent letter by one Kevin McNaughton states that if you believe in God that you have a mental illness (“Religion a cancer on our planet,” Reader Input, May 14). We ...