Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Spokely leadership offers balance

I couldn’t be more enthusiastic and supportive of Matt Spokely, candidate for Auburn City Council. I have known Matt and his family for years, watched him raise his childre ...

Reader Input: Higher oil taxes will only hurt

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that higher oil taxes translate to higher costs for consumers, especially in the form of higher gas prices. We’ll also pay more f ...

Reader Input: Measure B deserves a ‘no’

Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County Supervisors salaries. Here we are 23 years later with the same problem. ...

Reader Input: Feeling like a stepchild

Those of us living in ZIP  codes 95602, 95701, 95703, 95714, 95715, 95722 and 95736 should all be feeling like the stepchildren of U.S. Congressional and Assembly District No. ...

Call to readers: Virus

Are you concerned about the Ebola virus? Tell us why or why not. Please share your thoughts via one of the addresses at lower right or online. We need your help keeping this co ...

Reader Input: Prop. 47 aims to decriminalize crime

Don’t let the name fool you; there is nothing safe about Proposition 47, also known as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.” In truth, Proposition 47 is a d ...

Reader Input: Supervisors exhibit greed

Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County Supervisors’ salaries. Here we are, 23 years later, with the s ...

Reader Input: Congress needs Art Moore

With very little notice to the public, there was a debate Tuesday morning put on by the Meddlers at City Hall. Unfortunately, it was at 7 a.m. I attended, with quite a few others ...

Reader Input: Spokely brings civil discourse

Auburn has some of the most involved, dedicated and hardworking community members I’ve had the opportunity to work with. Matt Spokely is a past president of our local recre ...

Reader Input: Raises deserved, but not this way

Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for (Placer) County Supervisors from $30,000 per year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annua ...