Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Annexation: Funder of infrastructure

In the Sunday Auburn Journal, Councilman Bill Kirby was quoted as saying, “We no longer need anyone’s permission to annex within our sphere of influence,” (&ldquo ...

Reader Input: Some things should be free

Why am I not surprised to read that the Auburn State Park ranger wants to eliminate free parking on Highway 49 at the confluence (“Caltrans gives frugal parkers a break on Hi ...

Reader Input: Services draw more homeless

Re: “Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table,” Journal, Jan. 23 — I’ve two observations: First: “If you build it, they wi ...

Call to readers: Hitchhikers

Do you pick up hitchhikers? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last ...

Reader Input: Library provides more than books

We visit our local library on Nevada Street at least once per week. My children and I go together. The oldest does the craft that is offered at the crafts table and plays at the ki ...

Reader Input: Bullet train a pipe dream

“I like trains,” says Gov. Jerry Brown. “I like to get up, walk around and shake hands.” Nice. You can shake hands on rapid transit without blowing $68 bill ...

Reader Input: Extend tests to the ignorant

Here we go again. A new law takes effect that requires you to pay a fee and take a test to enjoy a right granted by the Bill of Rights. The new law states “Among other fact ...

Reader Input: McCain cartoon is despicable

I was offended and disgusted to see the cartoon by Rob Rogers (Visual Viewpoint, Jan. 22) depicting Sen. John McCain the way he did. I have no problem with someone speaking out i ...

Call to readers: Super Bowl 2015

Patriots or Seahawks – what’s your prediction for the Super Bowl? We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must in ...

Reader input: Costco a good idea for Auburn

Why is the city of Auburn suing Placer County. Costco is the best thing that is going to happen to the area — that is if the city will back off and leave well enough alone. ...