Letters to the Editor

Call to readers: Christmas wish

What is your Christmas wish? We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last name, city you live in, ...

Reader input: Marguerite Mine needs reflectors

When the county installs road reflectors,  I wish they would consider Marguerite Mine Road, though I don’t believe it meets the criteria of head-on collisions. It is an ...

Reader input: Squatters’ rights a nightmare

I believe a piece should be published about my ongoing troubles with squatters and the rights they have and disregard for mine. (Someone) broke into my home while I was hospitalize ...

Reader input: Committed to the cause or hypocrisy?

In your letters, as well as private parties, you all complain about big boxes flooding small communities and driving out small entities such as senior citizen centers, a theater an ...

Reader Input: Share the coffee retailing love

Response to Jill Zander regarding Dutch Bros. of Dec.12 (“Dutch Bros. has right to expand,” Reader Input): Dear Jill, I really like the uniqueness and differences t ...

Reader Input: Supes see only dollar signs

Shame on our supervisors, four of them at least, who would obviously sell their mothers for a tax dollar to protect a great community resource. Cheers to Scott Holbrook who broug ...

Reader Input: Where does rule of law begin?

Bit by bit I am re-examining my beliefs about Obama’s blanket amnesty. Recently I read a case history of a young man, brought into the U.S. illegally by his parents at the ...

Call to readers: Your favorite story

What’s your favorite story from the year? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first ...

Reader input: Missing service level of the past

I ran into Bill, the former owner of Maidu Market, and was so glad to see he was helping to get it open again. I have gotten gas there and I stop and get my papers there all the ti ...

Reader input: Costco has no heart

As a longtime resident of Placer County and a former (still honorary) resident of Auburn, I found the county’s decision to tear down DeWitt Theater extremely disappointing an ...