Letters to the Editor

A new facility for our food closet

I have been asked to reach out to the lawyers in the Auburn Area to ask their help with a new facility for the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet. This organization plays a vitally impo ...

Fire science at standstill?

Almost 50 years ago, we put a man on the moon with less technology than is in a hand-held phone. Why are we still using water and fire retardant to fight fires? Really! Is that the ...

Petty politics

If the two “non-Republican” members of our Board of Supervisors supported a resolution in support of motherhood, doubtless Dianne Foster would find fault with it. Her r ...

Thanks from Trent’s family

On behalf of the family of Trent Lindholdt, I would like to thank our friends and the community for all of the love and support during Trent’s brave battle against cancer. As ...

Fix, fund and fully staff the VA

Veterans For Peace joined Indivisible Auburn July 20 to display large banners to east-bound I-80 traffic with the messages:  "Save our VA" and "Vets say no ...

Keep local fire districts funded

Recently there was a 4-acre vegetation fire in the Applegate area. The fire crews from Placer Hills FPD and other agencies were able to control and stop the fire from getting out o ...

Local hero

I was just reading today’s Auburn Journal (Aug. 2), when I noticed that Gus Thomson had no fewer than six of his articles and two of his photographs on the front page! The to ...

Reader input: When goverments take away guns, it evolves into dictatorship

Rule No. 1 in the dictators’ handbook is,"Take away their guns!" It makes it easier to control the people — forever!" So why is the socialist wing of the ...

Reader input: Need congressperson who believes in common decency

When most people see or hear a crying child, their first reaction is to provide comfort and find a way to relieve the child’s distress. The reaction is primal and instinctual ...

Reader input: LaMalfa not taking diverse approach

Doug LaMalfa is again using the slogan, “He’s one of us,” in his campaign rhetoric.  In previous campaigns he’s used that same slogan to solidify his b ...

Reader input: Hidden Falls Twilight Ride property cost $1.25M

As your Auburn neighbor, I am concerned about our Placer County Board of Supervisors vote to purchase (at $1.25 million) the Twilight Ride property at 5345 Bell Road for the purpos ...

Create balanced park access plan

On July 10, I spoke at the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council regarding the Hidden Falls Regional Park Access to be approved for 5345 Bell Road, Twilight Ride property. I want ...

Protecting rural Placer County

Too few in our greater Auburn area seem aware of Placer County’s proposal for development of parking facilities at 5345 Bell Road, Auburn, to provide access to lands managed ...

Well-behaved protestors

I just read Mr Campbell's letter about the "disruption" of the protesters holding signs at the Homeland concert at the Auburn Library amphitheater during Tom McClinto ...

Supervisors need to reflect needs of the community

As reported in the Auburn Journal, “The Placer County Board of Supervisors … unanimously approved a resolution that will put a measure on a special election ballot for ...