Letters to the Editor

No business with women?

A while back I asked Tom McClintock whether he would agree to an evening debate once the primaries were over. I asked him as a representative of the League of Women Voters of Place ...

Small potholes, big problems

I am very concerned about the condition of Placer Hills Road in Meadow Vista. I drive to the freeway on this roadway and I can see it deteriorating a little bit more every day. As ...

Reader Input: Who or how do I thank donors?

For the past 9-plus months I have been going through chemotherapy for a cancer problem. During that time, I have received at least 30 units of blood or platelets. As far as I can s ...

Reader Input: Dogs gone?

A couple of weeks ago my daughter, son-in-law and I were getting ready to ride the trail at the Auburn overlook. I left the trailer for a few minutes, when I returned my daughter w ...

Medicare for all

Medicare operates on around a 3 percent overhead versus a 26 percent overhead for insurance companies.  This is because in a for-profit health care system, tens of millions of ...

Shout out to neighbors

I am writing in response to the “call to arms” article recently written by Susan Rushton (Journal Aug. 12), suggesting, urging, pleading neighbors to band together to w ...

Free road service

Most people may not be aware of a free emergency road assistance that is provided by Placer County Transportation. It is the FSP (Freeway Service Patrol). Last month, on a Tuesday ...

Reader input: Shout-out to Maki Heating and Air

A big shout-out to Maki Heating & Air. We were the lucky recipients of their generous offer of a new HVAC system; with certain restrictions.  Our only heat source was a wo ...

Auburn taking on human trafficking

Bravo to our Auburn City Council for putting some teeth into a recent bust of human trafficking in Auburn at 126 East St., a mere two blocks from City Hall.  The City Council ...

Reader input: Standing against 'zero tolerance'

Today, our group of clergy from Placer People of Faith Together (PPOFT) announced their objections to the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy for those ...

People of the United States

The article, Petty Politics (Journal Aug. 8), was forwarded to me by a long-time friend in Placer County and I must address Mr. Smith’s comments regarding commending four sup ...

Please stop this craziness

My family and I are devastated over the county plans for the Twilight Ride property at 5345 Bell Road for  an access to Hidden Falls Park. We live right next door at 5355 Bell ...

Legality/illegality won’t stop suicides

It was a mystery why Auburn Journal had to editorialize way back in April its need to revise its estimation of the number of suicides that have occurred at the Foresthill Bridge. U ...

No roads lead to Hidden Falls expansion

The County of Placer and well meaning people have dumped millions of dollars through the Placer Legacy and Placer Land Trust for acquisition of land for preserving and recreation u ...

Reader input: Too many opinions, not enough solutions

We all know it. We see it nearly every day. People are beginning to “boil over” in regard to our current political environment. Notwithstanding the financial crisis of ...