Letters to the Editor

Lone Star Road needs stoplight

Highway 49 between Auburn and Grass Valley is a dangerous stretch of road. It is dangerous because people drive too fast and there are a lot of blind turns. Turning on to highway 4 ...

Don’t let Newtown tragedy happen again

The only thing that could possibly be worse than the tragic waste of young promising lives in Newtown, Conn., would be our failure to take action to prevent future occurrences. Ple ...

Reader Input: Share this recipe for a happy new year

Take the time this holiday season to: Practice random acts of kindness, send anonymous gifts or flowers to your neighbor, co-worker or friends, mend a silly quarrel. Call your pa ...

Reader Input: Warm gifts to warm hearts

Hats, scarves and blankets – oh, what a wonderful sight at the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program last Saturday (Dec. 15). I want to say thank you for all the people &nda ...

Reader Input: A holiday for helping others

Every Christmas my family gets into the Christmas spirit at the beginning of the month. We put lights up on the trees outside and decorations in the house. My favorite holiday is C ...

Reader Input: Baskets carry a miracle

Re: “500 families getting Christmas baskets this year:” We all know these past few years have been tough, especially around Christmas time. Around Auburn, there are ...

Reader Input: Tree farmer exhibits grace

Thanks to Robert Hane of Pine Valley Tree Farm for embodying the spirit of Auburn Christmas. Due to a busy week, we started to search for a tree last weekend, only to find that t ...

Reader Input: Spirit of giving enriches all

In the holiday spirit let’s share with our friends, neighbors, folks not as fortunate as us, people in need. Carry a little extra money in your pocket, donate your time at ...

Reader Input: First, they must grieve amid support

To the people of Newtown, Conn.: The world extends its thoughts and prayers to your city and mourns the loss of the most precious gift parents give to the world. There are no word ...

Reader Input: How to achieve fiscal solvency

What is the media doing when they repeat the call “to cut entitlements” to reduce the deficit or “raise the retirement age” or the “Medicare age.&rdqu ...