Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Hugs make a better world

We were celebrating my 92nd birthday at Max’s Restaurant and another group was also celebrating a birthday. A man from that group emerged and was talking to my friend, Tom. ...

Reader Input: Hire your own engineer to inspect

Recent letters to the editor like to bash the Auburn Building Department for not “catching” a non-compliant home that was built. How about people taking responsibilit ...

Reader Input: Butt lady, meet the stomper

I must apologize to the lady (100,000 cigarettes) that picks up so many (“‘Butt lady of Auburn’ surpasses 100,000 mark,” Journal, May 7). For many years, ...

Reader Input: Cut candidate spending

Mark Jensen of Newcastle’s letter of June 7 is so right-on (“Politicians and celebrities lack honesty”). Who will make Hillary (Clinton) obey the law? No one, i ...

Reader input: Keep Patriot Act; no to Rand Paul

Another looney tune from the esteemed Sen. Rand Paul and his promise to block legislation that would allow renewal of the Patriot Act. Regardless of your party affiliation, this ...

Reader input: Don’t bring back failed policies

In response to Ron Lowe, I couldn’t agree more (Reader Input, June 11). Failed Republican policies, based on false premises got us into the mess we are in now. “Trick ...

Reader input: Homeless issue needs solution

I don’t know if anyone else has noticed this. In reading the sheriff’s crime log during the last two printings, I have noted that the vast majority of crimes (reported) ...

Reader input: Big box stores not a good fit for Auburn

We read the Auburn Journal daily (almost) and I would like to respond to the Costco and Big Box Store issues. After working in San Jose for most of my life, we started looking ex ...

Reader input: Fear emissions, not atom bombs

I wish Mr. Paskey (“How to rebuild after nukes fall,” Reader Input, June 10) would actually use real science when he tries to compare planetary risks. The danger to E ...

Reader input: Religion is cancer, really?

A recent letter (“Religion a cancer on our planet,” Reader Input, May 14) by one Kevin McNaughton states: No made up “God” controls our existence on Earth ...