Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Let’s do right by county’s homeless

Will Placer County use the barracks jail at DeWitt for a homeless shelter? Now is the time to decide. The way we treat the homeless in our community is a wrong and we need to act. ...

Reader Input: Time to address homeless folks

As a member of the Caring Hearts Society, I helped prepare a meal for approximately 40 members of the Placer County Homeless Community. These folks assembled at Bethlehem Lutheran ...

Reader Input: Consider needs of our citizens

I would like to make comment on Donna Tuttle-Schwab’s letter, “Are vagrancy laws in effect?” (Reader Input, Nov. 20). How fortunate Ms. Tuttle-Schwab is to have s ...

Reader Input: So grateful to meet daughter

I read Penne Usher’s column of Nov. 23 with tears streaming (“The search that filled in some important missing pieces.”) As a frightened and naive 19-year-old, ...

Reader input: State of Jefferson a good idea

My one argument for supporting the State of Jefferson is water resource. Since living in California my pet peeve has been the depletion of Northern California water, rivers and str ...

Reader input: Actions of ISIS deserve outrage

As I read, watch, listen I am utterly amazed at the shameful lengths that many will go to for their definition of political correctness. The original idea was to stop the demeaning ...

Reader input: Name park in Forbes’ memory

This past Thursday a small group assembled at the community garden in the School Park Preserve to dedicate a marker to the memory of Janice Forbes. During the simple ceremony eloqu ...

Reader input: Sheriff does a good job for Placer County

I fell out of my chair when I read the letter from the Tuttle Schwab woman who seemed to have lived a “charmed life” (Reader Input, Nov. 20). Sheriff Ed Bonner is to ...

Reader Input: Voters understood pay raise measure

This letter is in response to the viewpoint of Carl St. James on Wednesday, Nov. 19 (“Supes’ pay raise measure poorly worded”). He states the pay raise approved b ...

Reader Input: Are planners drought-savvy?

As a consumer of water, I have been watching my water consumption to do my part in conserving this precious resource. We are constantly being reminded that we are in a drought an ...