Letters to the Editor

Reader input: ‘Butt Lady of Auburn’ shares update

Well, it’s time for another letter to the editor to update my community project — cleaning up cigarette butts. So many people are shocked when I tell them the amount. T ...

Reader input: Make fireworks more visible

This past Fourth of July, as we have done for decades, we gathered with family and friends at a home near the fairgrounds to watch the fireworks. However, this year we could barely ...

Reader input: Do homework before giving

I receive over 500 requests for donations per year and have enough return address labels to last me if I live to be 150. In the mail today I received a donation request from a &ldq ...

Reader input: Not a fan of Donald Trump

Let’s “jump on the bandwagon.” Donald Trump is not only not fit for any public office, but is a disgrace to our political process. Elect this character at your ow ...

Reader input: Trash cleanup can be team effort

I take many walks along the roads in my neighborhood, encounter tons of trash and wonder why Placer County does not have an Adopt a Road program. We have an abundance of nonprofi ...

Reader input: Drugs are the real problem

I am glad that Placer County Sheriff’s (Office) received a grant to help deter vandalism and theft. However I would have liked to see the area broaden to the foothills. I d ...

Reader input: Veterans ail as politicians bask

Right on, Bryan Johnson! (“Reward troops like we do politicians,” Journal July 14.) The men and women in our armed services put their lives on the line, may return scar ...

Reader input: Actions show politics at work

Unbelievable! (President Barack) Obama can go out of his way to show compassion for families of the killed individuals and make political comments on their behalf, but remains sile ...

Reader input: Age is just a state of mind

The article in Sunday’s (July 19) Journal about Betts Stroh was great. This lady is truly an inspiration to people of all ages. I’ve had the pleasure of working with he ...

Reader input: Give youth more time at Fast Fridays

It has come to my attention that someone involved with scheduling of races for Friday nights said: “Nobody comes to see the little guys race.” He must be going to som ...

Reader input: Wallet returned, faith renewed

While waiting to pick up an arriving train passenger on a recent Friday afternoon, I lost my wallet on the street in Colfax. A store-to-store search informed me that someone had po ...

Reader input: Some things are hard to get over

In removing the rebel flag from South Carolina’s statehouse, the question being raised is:  How far do we go to be politically correct? Greg Buetz (Reader Input, July ...

Reader input: Don’t let society go to the dogs

We have a lovely dog park in Auburn, created and maintained almost entirely by volunteers. Unfortunately, there have been a number of attacks by dogs that had no business being the ...

Reader input: VA dilemma not fault of GOP

Poor Jim Beall, he’s so confused. In his letter (“Help the many who helped US,” Reader Input, July 9) he says he is non-partisan but then blames the Republicans f ...

Reader input: Connect donors and patients

Your help is needed to support a new nonprofit for life-saving organ donations Angel Armies Foundation, or AAF, is a nonprofit endeavor created to assist those in need of a life- ...