Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Reader Input: Cutting libraries in better times

At this point in the economic recovery, why has Placer County (the Board of Supervisors) decided to reduce library hours? I thought things were getting better. I’d love to ...

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 ...