Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Art grant program given big boost

Special thanks to Gold Country Rotary for allowing the Sugar Plump Fairies to participate in their Mardi Gras celebration. Proceeds from the raffle and silent auction benefit our ...

Reader Input: Stop Keystone XL for eternity

Tar sands development harms wildlife and humanity’s best interests every step of the way. But the effect that tar sand oil has upon climate change is even worse. Climate ch ...

Reader Input: Homeless are dumped here

One can learn a lot by talking to a police officer-in-training. I struck up a conversation with one the other day at lunch, and she opened my eyes to why Auburn seems flooded wit ...

Call to readers: Winery growth

Do you favor winery growth in Placer County? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include you ...

Reader Input: Mark calendars for symphony treat

As a distant graduate of Placer and a seven-year beneficiary of Auburn’s band program, I was delighted to be in town for The Auburn Symphony’s (Feb. 21) “Music in ...

Reader Input: Costco pullout a significant loss

I am surprised with this statement attributed to (Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center Executive Director Barbara Crowell): “But the non-profit organization can’t proceed ...

Reader Input: Hurrah for AZ Sheriff Arpaio

Marcia Winborne-Graven and Larry Brann-Smith, I enlisted into the Navy at 17 which abruptly ended by formal education. However, my having done that has never reduced or stopped my ...

Reader Input: Spoken like a true leftist

Mr. (Geary) Tiffany, why is it only the Republicans need to compromise (“Boehner lacks self-respect,” Reader Input, Feb. 27)? The Democrats never seem to need to. Cas ...

Reader input: Boehner’s group strikes again

Quite frankly, John Boehner’s group strikes again.  The right wing demigods in their elementary school of rational thought take the “low road” by holding our ...

Reader input: Costco would bring jobs

Listening to all the negative responses about having a Costco in Auburn makes me laugh. Especially from Meadow Vista’s Virginia Diffenbaugh who says, “They would be rui ...