Letters to the Editor

Reader input: ‘War’ won’t fix social problems

In my lifetime of 64 years, 54 of which I could truly comprehend, declaring war has been a big part of political policy to address social problems. Using the war metaphor for eve ...

Reader Input: Thanks to many for event success

On Sunday,   May 17,   we featured our 21st Fun Golf Event with golfers enjoying the day at The Ridge Golf Club. Represented were golfers from the Bay Area, Nev ...

Readere input: Let’s strive for more civil discussions

I have followed the angry anti-religion letter by Kevin McNaughton (Reader Input, May 14) and some angry responses to it. First, I must admit there is much that I agree with in K ...

Reader Input: California should end death penalty

The conservative, Republican legislature of the conservative Republican State of Nebraska recently applied conservative, Republican principles to the death penalty and voted to abo ...

Reader Input: Power lines and trees a poor mix

This letter is in response to Laurance Smith’s May 8 Reader Input: “PG&E sends its tree hackers.” First and foremost, sir, your recorded easement documents ...

Reader Input: Ask insurance provider

Responding to Jerry Johnson’s letter in the Sunday newspaper (“Help those who really need it”): Mr. Johnson raises good points about accountability for those rece ...

Reader input: Box stores not that far away

In response to Bill Carpenter's letter regarding the lack of Costco and Walmart in Auburn (Reader Input, May 22), OK, Bill, so you’re being forced to drive to Rocklin or ...

Reader input: More needed to protect turtles

I am writing in regards to the May 19, Placer Herald article about the Western pond turtle, and the warning against “rescuing” them. What I find ironic is that while ...

Reader input: Volunteers are the answer for fire districts

Dear Americans across the USA and Placer County fire districts: In response to “Fire funding desperate” (Auburn Journal front page, May 20), (it) can be solved by organ ...

Reader input: Auburn ‘sure looks great’

Sometimes it seems like the world is going to hell in a hand basket with all the unsolved problems, but downtown Auburn sure looks great. The place to be Wednesday evening, May 20 ...