Letters to the Editor

Reader input: End fact-free fantasizing

Another blast of fact-free fantasizing from Mr Polette (Reader Input, Jan. 29). The data and science of atmospheric carbon dioxide levels make it clear that mankind has already a ...

Reader input: Hypocritical on gun ownership

What really “gets my goat,” “chaps my hide,” “grinds my gears” is hypocrisy. What I’m talking about are actors who use guns in their movie ...

Reader input: Oil not the answer for energy future

    I am thankful again to Mr. Les Polette (Reader input, Jan 29)  for opening this dialogue about our energy policy. This is an important issue now that the Re ...

Reader Input: Placer taxpayers, prepare to be fleeced

A Dec. 4, 2014 Auburn Journal article headline was, “Placer County faces bleak transportation future” with a subheading, “Is a sales tax solution feasible for reg ...

Reader Input: Thank you to Auburn artists

I live in Downtown Auburn and, of course, love living here. It’s so pleasurable to walk the streets and Central Square. I also have all these whimsically painted utility bo ...

Reader Input: Lowered gas prices a big plus

I read with amusement the front-page article by Eyragon Eidam on “Gas prices low, but at what cost?” (Journal, Jan. 23). Glaringly absent was any reference to the mon ...

Reader Input: Denialists will be mocked

Another blast of fact-free fantasizing from Mr. (Les) Polette (“Expand our use of fossil energy,” Reader Input, Jan. 29). The data and science of atmospheric carbon d ...

Reader Input: Too soon to quantify carbon cap cost

If Mr. (John R.) Miller is going to complain about how gasoline taxes are used, he should start with some accurate facts (“Gasoline taxes squandered,” Reader Input, Jan ...

Reader Input: Is Costco fight revenue-linked?

Has anyone really looked into why the City of Auburn does not want Costco in the (Placer) County? How about the fact that Costco is planning to install about 20 gas pumps? Think th ...

Reader Input: Expand our use of fossil energy

Our president (in his recent State of the Union speech) wants to replace our fossil energy systems with expensive, unreliable and intermittent sources like solar and wind to save u ...