Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Reader input: Mediation the answer in Costco dilemma

As I sat in the county Board of Supervisors chambers on Dec. 9 and listened to our compassionate citizenry address both homeless issues and matters related to the Costco developmen ...

Reader Input: Jumping for joy that Costco’s coming

Thank you to the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors for getting things started for Costco. I am thrilled that Costco will be coming to town. In my 46 years of living in Auburn ...

Reader Input: Dutch Bros. has right to expand

Response to Linda Rector regarding Dutch Bros. Coffee (“Coffee drinkers deserve choices,” Reader Input, Dec. 9): I was disappointed to see Linda Rector’s commen ...

Reader Input: Commerce before history

My thoughts on the “Music and More vs. Costco” issue is that it is just easier to cite possible lawsuits, insufficient space and other reasons that have been used than ...

Reader Input: Costco wins by default

Yes, Virginia (Diffenbaugh), there is a Santa Claus (“Shame on the board of supes,” Reader Input, Dec. 11). But, he’s not Jim Holmes or any of the other people ...

Reader Input: We can coexist with native wildlife

I read the article (“Bear suspected in Auburn sheep deaths,” Journal, Dec. 9) and was concerned about the difference in the information that your paper was giving, ap ...

Reader Input: Protected trees in fact aren’t

Think mature oaks are protected in Rocklin? Forget it. Even though Rocklin’s Oak Tree Preservation Guidelines classify oaks as “protected” trees, they’re ...