Letters to the Editor

Reader input: Attend shelter meetings

As Chair of the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council, I wanted to make sure the public is aware of several up coming meetings regarding the Homeless shelter. It is very importan ...

Reader input: We don’t need transient center

The search for a new home for the transient center should move downhill. Auburn should not be a destination resort for transients. It is too small to absorb a permanent transient s ...

Reader input: Job with pay, benefits open

Good-paying job available; no experience required. Placer County Supervisors are paid $71,285.00 a year—plus pension and health care benefits. The Board of Supervisors meets ...

Reader input: Are candidates qualified to run USA?

WOW! What a choice, Twiddle Dee or Twiddle Dum! You have “The Donald” making all kinds of promises based on partial facts, outright falsehoods, and distortions (re: bui ...

Reader input: Are candidates qualified to run USA?

WOW! What a choice, Twiddle Dee or Twiddle Dum! You have “The Donald” making all kinds of promises based on partial facts, outright falsehoods, and distortions (re: bui ...

Reader input: How broad are voting rights?

I would rather be blogging, but just wanted to let our law abiding citizens know of a bill recently signed by Gov. Brown,  AB 1461, which allows illegal immigrants to vote in ...

Reader input: Next president must be unifier

Based on my experience of eight presidents, of both political parties, here is my take on the 2016 presidential election: We need a president who understands the system of governme ...

Reader input: Firefighters deserve action, not merely words

I wanted to recognize and commend Supervisor Jim Holmes for making public the plight of the firefighters of the Penryn Fire Protection District (PFPD) and other smaller districts i ...

Reader input: Where are Prop. 47 funds?

How is Prop. 47 working out in Northern California? I read on the internet that LA has an increased number of crimes since it has passed and that there really isn’t any incen ...

Reader input: Sarah Palin and Donald Trump

Sarah Palin? Sarah Palin? This is Donny the Trumpet’s big endorsement that dominated the news yesterday? This shows just how far downhill American politics has descended into ...

Reader input: Homeless need mental help, evaluation

So many of the homeless have mental problems. They couldn’t hold down a job or find cheap enough housing if they had to. Have the homeless in our area ever been mentally eval ...

Reader input: Special thanks for donations

A special thank you goes out to all businesses, organizations, clubs, churches, schools, and individual residents in our area communities, including the surrounding areas of Auburn ...

Reader input: Trump and Schwarzenegger

In reference to Steve Haverberg’s letter of Jan. 24, Jesse Ventura, as an outsider, was certainly a failure as a governor, but we have an even better example closer to home. ...

Reader input: A compliment — and some questions

I want to compliment Gus Thomson for writing a thorough and well-written article on how the nomination process works for historic buildings (Auburn Journal, Jan. 21). It answered a ...

Reader input: Insights on fire economics

It is clear from reading Mike Monahan’s letter (Reader Input, “Fire Departments a Misnomer,” Jan. 21) that he, like many others, doesn’t understand the ec ...