Letters to the Editor

Reader input: Why some but not other stores?

I would really appreciate it if someone could explain to me why the county, or what group, hated Costco so much that no matter what they agreed to do or give big bucks, it was not ...

Reader input: Measure V is very needed

It is in the best interest of the residents of the Higgins Fire District to vote yes on Measure V.  Closing a station will be very detrimental for two reasons: your life and p ...

Reader input: Thanks to all those fought Lowell Fire

With this week’s good news that the Lowell Fire is 100 percent contained, and on behalf of myself and the Nevada Irrigation District board of directors, I would like to publi ...

Reader input: Bush siblings are similar

It’s a great time to be a Republican. Have you been paying to attention to Jeb Bush lately? He’s just like his brother, “W” — only without the ele ...

Reader input: Trump speaks his mind

I agree with Greg Buetz (Reader Input, Aug. 2) about political correctness and I believe it is ruining this country.   That’s why I’m sick of politics and politi ...

Reader input: Utility boxes bring a smile

Thank you to all the artists who have painted the utility boxes throughout Auburn. They are beautiful, humorous, and historical and always make me smile. My out-of-town guests love ...

Reader input: No deterrent for suicide bombers

A recent letter about the Iran Nuclear Agreement stated: “The one sure thing that will hold these nations in check is that if they set off their A-bombs, their centers of pow ...

Reader input: Don’t depend on titles

In response to Dr. Reich-Kuykendall (Reader Input, Aug. 16), I would like to address his opinion about (President) Obama and (Secretary of State John) Kerry. Even though Obama wa ...

Reader input: Cage fighting is too violent

“Cage fighting” (mixed martial arts) is just what we need. With all the growing concern about concussions and head trauma, along comes another “sport” with ...

Reader input: More fees not the answer

Great piece on football sanctions (Auburn Journal Sports, Aug. 11).  My son received a concussion in May doing head-to-head lineman drills without pads or a helmet.  Coac ...

Reader input: Full-time shelter is best solution

We now know that Right Hand Auburn wants Placer County to pay $150,000 for capital improvements to make the DeWitt barracks into a 24/7 shelter with greater capacity, plus $33,000 ...

Reader input: Be thankful you’re in US

I would like to respond to just one thing in Ron Paskey’s letter (Reader input, Aug. 11, “Iran pact is a bad deal”) and that is this: Whether you are for or again ...

Reader input: Premature optimism

I must sadly take issue with Rosalie Wohlfromm’s bland optimism about the general acceptance of gay marriage (Lifestyle, Aug. 9). While the Journal’s coverage of the ...

Reader input: Comment brought nothing to debate

Everyone should worry about the Iran nuclear agreement but Ron Paskey’s (letter) (Reader Input, Aug. 11) brings nothing to the discussion. A hard-won international agreement ...

Reader input: Voting is a private matter

I’ll tell you what, Gene Baker, you don’t tell me who to vote for and I won’t tell you. (Reader input, Aug. 12). Voting is a personal, private matter and if you t ...