Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Supes seek to deceive with Measure B

The Placer County Board of Supervisors is attempting to deceive the voters to give them a huge pay increase. They have placed on the November ballot Measure B, which would raise th ...

Reader Input: Response poor to Ebola cases

I am totally, completely disgusted with our federal government as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I believe, under the Obama regime, we cannot officially be ...

Reader Input: District needs younger man

I was at the debate this morning between Tom McClintock and Art Moore. I am a sea captain and live in Lincoln, when I am on land. This is my take on that debate. I like what both ...

Reader Input: Stearns shows needed qualities

I was happy to read that Bob Stearns is running for a position on the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board (NFPD) (“Robert Stearns announces Newcastle Fire Board candidac ...

Reader Input: Judge candidate highly qualified

It isn’t often that such a well-qualified candidate is on the ballot, but such is the case with Robert Tice-Raskin — the best qualified candidate for Superior Court jud ...

Reader Input: Unjust that pet Scrappy taken

After reading the story in the Sunday Journal about Mr. Donnas “Martin” Hoskins, the gentleman and his dog, Scrappy, I felt very sad for him and his beloved friend, Scr ...

Reader Input: Moore is change district needs

I urge those in District 4 to consider voting for Art Moore. Moore is a valedictorian of Placer High, and served 14 years in the armed services, attaining the rank of major. He s ...

Reader Input: Supervisors basically get a stipend

The word that best describes my feelings about the upcoming local elections: “rumination” (i.e. contemplation, which may become persistent and recurrent worrying or bro ...

Reader Input: Hydraulic fracturing helps state

Hydraulic fracturing Increases California’s energy independence and keeps jobs and revenue in the state. California has significant oil reserves. If it can be extracted saf ...

Reader Input: Money wields too much influence

I am deeply troubled by the lack of democracy in our elections due to the unlimited and undisclosed money being allowed to pour into candidates’ campaigns. Winners no longe ...