Letters to the Editor

Reader input: Shares concerns about hotel

Gary Moffat’s “Ten reasons to rethink hotel plan” resonated with me (Another View, Jan. 15),   Most, if not all, of his points are valid.  I hope the ...

Reader input: No to crude oil trains in Auburn

Google “Bakken crude” and you will learn that it is oil taken from a rock formation under parts of the United States and Canada. It was named after a farmer in South Da ...

Reader input: An exceptional firefighter in Foresthill

In the next few months there will be further letters from the board of directors of the Foresthill Fire Protection District. We will be working to educate the public about the depa ...

Reader input: Hotel plan needs a committee review

The concept of a hotel in the jurors parking lot needs more review.  Several issues were raised by Gary Moffat that should be addressed. (Another View, “10 reasons to re ...

Reader input: Let’s do more for the poor

The city of Sacramento can build sports stadiums, but can’t provide shelter for the homeless. Those with drug or mental problems should be placed in facilities (which need to ...

Reader input: Tax increase outrageous

I feel Janet Klemba’s pain on the extreme increase in her property tax assessment. (Letter: “Looking for answers on tax bill,” Jan. 13.) Placer County raised my p ...

Reader input: Minimum wage raise cuts jobs

I fear those who think you can raise a family on an entry level job. A recent letter from Mr. Beall (Reader input,  Jan. 5) implies if you can make French fries, you are worth ...

Reader input: Auburn’s endurance – and generosity

Auburn is the endurance capital of the world, and it may also be the generosity capital! The Auburn Journal leads the way with its coverage of fun and interesting local happenings. ...

Reader input: A different view on laws

The Rev. Duane Wildie is fundamentally mistaken in many of the statements made in his letter published Jan. 10. State and federal prosecutors bring criminal cases in the name of ...

Reader input: Understanding El Niño

What the heck is El Niño? You hear the word El Niño mentioned a lot, but what does it really mean?  The weather is always a good way to strike up a conversatio ...

Reader input: Looking for answers on tax bill

I received my tax bill, as every other homeowner in Placer County did. And I was as shocked, as I’m sure every other homeowner in Placer County was. Our county taxes went up ...

Reader input: Protection from government

Most people have heard of, and have even been involved with, a jury or grand jury at one time. However, I believe, most people today do not fully understand the power of the jury s ...

Reader input: Clarifying Downtown skateboard concern

I just read the article in Wednesday’s paper about the skateboarders. It is important to emphasize that my complaint was about the skateboarding inside the clock tower area ...

Reader input: Candy sale a sweet success

The Kiwanis Club of Auburn would like to thank the Auburn community for its generosity in supporting our annual Christmas See’s Candies sale and making it a resounding succes ...

Reader input: Newsom ammo idea is flawed

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest idea aside from “gun control” is to require background checks to purchase ammunition. There is a downside to this idea. If yo ...