Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: California should end death penalty

The conservative, Republican legislature of the conservative Republican State of Nebraska recently applied conservative, Republican principles to the death penalty and voted to abo ...

Reader Input: Power lines and trees a poor mix

This letter is in response to Laurance Smith’s May 8 Reader Input: “PG&E sends its tree hackers.” First and foremost, sir, your recorded easement documents ...

Reader Input: Ask insurance provider

Responding to Jerry Johnson’s letter in the Sunday newspaper (“Help those who really need it”): Mr. Johnson raises good points about accountability for those rece ...

Reader input: Box stores not that far away

In response to Bill Carpenter's letter regarding the lack of Costco and Walmart in Auburn (Reader Input, May 22), OK, Bill, so you’re being forced to drive to Rocklin or ...

Reader input: More needed to protect turtles

I am writing in regards to the May 19, Placer Herald article about the Western pond turtle, and the warning against “rescuing” them. What I find ironic is that while ...

Reader input: Volunteers are the answer for fire districts

Dear Americans across the USA and Placer County fire districts: In response to “Fire funding desperate” (Auburn Journal front page, May 20), (it) can be solved by organ ...

Reader input: Auburn ‘sure looks great’

Sometimes it seems like the world is going to hell in a hand basket with all the unsolved problems, but downtown Auburn sure looks great. The place to be Wednesday evening, May 20 ...

Reader input: Help those who really need it

Today I visited one of my best friend’s 24-year-old son in a nursing home here in Auburn. He was hit by a car almost a year ago and suffered massive brain trauma. His recover ...

Reader input: Pet clinic the best around

A big thank-you goes out to the kind people at Animal Spay and Neuter clinic in Auburn. It came time for my 15-year-old rescue cat to leave this world. After calling several places ...

Reader input: Remember Memorial Day’s true meaning

For many, Memorial Day means picnics, barbecues and outdoor activities. Although traditional observance of Memorial Day has faded over the years, it is important to continue to cel ...