Letters to the Editor

First, generate hundreds of jobs

In regard to the Visual Viewpoint by Jeff Stahler, (Journal, Aug. 22):Sir, as soon as you figure out how to generate hundreds of jobs for taxpaying Americans who have funds to pay ...

Where is logic in fire fee map lines?

Re: “$150 fire fee bills targeted for some, not all, Auburn-area residents,” (Journal, Aug. 14):While I have known for some time this was coming, the Journal’s Tu ...

Looking forward to 2013 relay

The 2012 Relay For Life of Auburn has come and gone for another year. I want to express my deep gratitude to all of our sponsors, volunteers, participants, those that have donate ...

Auburn icon Gilbert is back

Well … not the real Gilbert (Ortega) – he’s still in heaven riding his bike, causing the smiles. The Gilbert sign is back! He’s in Downtown on High Street and perhaps causi ...

Democrats: Open your eyes

As a Roseville native I can only imagine that the 300 people who attended Barbara Boxer’s speech are not Roseville or Placer County natives. If they were, they would know that Pl ...

Hard lesson from the road

Today, we unfortunately live in a world where a handshake is no longer an ironclad promise and taking someone at their word can often come back to bite you. Nowadays, we need witne ...

US economic engine runs capitalistically

It’s getting a little old reading Obama supporters’ Letters to the Editor each week who are either very poorly informed or are just plain lying. People like Mark Jensen ...

Another View: Canada/Obamacare: What’s in store for California?

The clock is ticking toward the full implementation of Obamacare in 2014. Yet Californians still have many questions about what it will mean for their healthcare. There are many u ...

Things political reader knows

I would like to respond to Mark Jensen’s comment that I am uninformed (“Blame the Grand Old Party,” Reader Input, Aug. 21). That is most certainly not the case. I ...

McClintock acts like a hypocrite

I have recently become aware of the hypocrisy demonstrated by Tom McClintock, our representative from the 4th District to the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. McClintock was on ...

Extremists for the right, rich

What a show we have in the Romney-Ryan ticket: Mr. Romney an ecclesiast in the religious cult of Mormonism; Mr. Ryan a devotee of the anti-religious cult of Ayn Rand. Mr. Romney, a ...

Central Square vibe brings smile

This past Tuesday night (Aug. 14), I was leaving the Masonic Lodge at about 9:30. As I was walking to my car, I could not help but smile as I looked at all of the people sitting ar ...

Reopen Walmart project impact report

If Walmart comes to Auburn, there could be many harmful effects even before the front doors open. Just constructing the building can release and throw toxins into the air and canal ...

Take action with legislators

Lions, tigers and people with tin foil hats, oh my! We can all debate, Facebook, Twitter or shout from the rooftops what we believe our truth is when in comes to politics. We have ...

Blame the Grand Old Party

I was out of town when your opinion was published so I could not respond in a timely fashion (“US President blatantly lies,” Reader Input, Aug. 15). My Lord, Donna (McC ...