Letters to the Editor

Reader input: Cycling not so kingly in Placer County

I appreciated Gus Thomson’s nice article about cycling in Auburn (Journal, Aug. 21), but it does overlook some important facts . I don’t feel much like a king in ligh ...

Reader input: Russia’s people not the problem

The article by Dan Tomich (Another View, Aug. 20) had just about confirmed what I have always believed, that it is not the citizen people of the various countries who create proble ...

Reader input: CIF goes too far — again

I was extremely disturbed to read of the ineligibility ruling of Colfax High School athlete Justus Spillner. Heads up, I don’t know him, nor am I a supporter of Colfax footba ...

Reader input: Lions, railroad make donations

Kudos to the Auburn Host Lions for its recent donation of $2,500 to the Center for Visually Impaired Adults.  It will be used to cover activities and operating expenses for 20 ...

Reader input: Doing it for the people, not themselves

For the lack of guidance a nation falls, But many advisers make victory sure Proverbs 11:14 A good leader needs and uses wise advisers. One person’s perspective and und ...

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 ...