Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Shelter makes a world of difference

I have been staying at the shelter in Auburn. I had a broken hip for four years and have been homeless since it was broke. I just had my hip replaced last August. I just starte ...

Reader Input: Strange to call city the bad guy

I find it trying to read the letters regarding Costco and who is to blame. As a retired city planner, having worked for a city, county and regional government, I find it amusing ...

Reader Input: Try for a real relationship

I was both amused and saddened by Kevin McNaughton’s letter to the Journal on June 19 (“Reader’s God is not perfect.”) (I was) amused by some of the des ...

Reader Input: Letter regurgitates climate falsehoods

In the letter, “The Earth goes through cycles,” (Reader Input, June 19), the author uses the same tired, inaccurate, incorrect arguments to claim the climate change we ...

Reader Input: Big fires harbor big mysteries

I am glad to see that Cal Fire has stopped issuing burn permits. Too bad they didn’t have the foresight not to issue one to themselves before their controlled burn got out-of ...

Reader Input: We are neither black nor white

What a sadness so many of us felt this past week with the massacre that occurred in Charleston, but what a tremendous, overwhelming picture of love displayed by the families of tho ...

Reader Input: California needs the end-of-life law

Recently, the California State Senate passed the end-of-life options bill. It is almost exactly the same as the Oregon law that has been present for 18 years without problems. This ...

Reader Input: Money talks, gov answers

It all makes sense now. No wonder the mayor of Auburn was going to sue the County of Placer if they were to put in a Costco there! This “there was no environmental study done ...

Reader Input: Reader passes on evidence

I wish to respond to Ron Paskey’s letter re: climate change (“The Earth goes through cycles,” Reader Input, June 19): In 2001, the provocative statement was made ...

Reader Input: We accomplished the impossible at a price

We can split an invisible atom, map and sequence the human genome containing 3 billion chemical base pairs, and 66 years after Orville Wright flew a powered glider over the sand at ...