Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Keep dangerous disease in focus

I was very pleased to see the Auburn Journal’s editorial (“Don’t dismiss signs of Lyme disease,” Our View, Jan. 18.) The Auburn Journal has done a wonderful ...

Reader Input: Draw a bead on nuke warheads

The Second Amendment to the Bill of Rights was ratified in 1791 and reads as follows: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of ...

Reader Input: Letter writer’s qualities not trainable

As a long-time reader of the Auburn Journal, I was delighted to read the front-page story about “Placer High School grad’s ‘best cover letter ever’  an ...

Reader Input: Preserve, don’t re-win freedoms

Mr. (John) Sisson’s comments and a good feeling should no longer be justification for violation of our Bill of Rights (“Sale restrictions our best option,” Reader ...

Reader Input: Resist a federal abuse of power

The president proposes “reasonable gun laws,” but what is the most compelling definition of “reasonable?” To Obama, reasonable, is that he, his wife and dau ...

Reader Input: Build pool and they will swim

Many people in Auburn enjoy swimming; this is why we have the Auburn Recreation District public pool. The ARD pool is great for its purpose, but sometimes I think it would be a s ...

Reader Input: Death of talented man deeply felt

I am writing with respect to the Auburn Journal article reporting on the apparent murder of Auburn resident Matt Steele in Placerville yesterday (“Auburn man dead after stabb ...

Reader Input: We condition youth to kill

Why do we have a violent society? Because we have a violent foreign policy. We have an empire to maintain and expand. In order to have a large “volunteer” military we ...

Reader Input: New city hall attitude lacking

At last Wednesday’s (Colfax) council meeting, city staff started the year and the new council off with their first secret vote. During the closed session, they voted (3-2) to ...

Reader Input: Realignment misconstrued

I’m really tired of reading and hearing stories about how AB 109 is releasing violent criminals onto the streets. It does no such thing. Not one person was released from stat ...