Letters to the Editor

Reader input: ‘The point is: Bush was worse’

Don’t let anyone get away with attacking (Barack) Obama or (Hillary) Clinton for being dishonest when you can stop them cold with: “Bush was worse!” It’s a ...

Reader input: Why can’t kids take the bus to school?

Re: Newcastle Elementary vs. Valley View Drive neighborhood (Reader input, April 1). I’m a grandmom with no kids in this area. I’ve no agenda. To me it’s not ab ...

Reader Input: Assisted suicide hardly compassionate

Last week a state Senate committee approved a bill that would make assisted suicide legal in California. Advocated by a group called “Compassion and Choices” (the renam ...

Reader Input: Death verdicts squander funds

District Attorney Scott Owens is squandering taxpayer money pursuing death verdicts while our libraries are closing for lack of funds. California has 751 men and women on death r ...

Reader Input: Baby salmon swarm in ravine

Last week, citizen scientists from the Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead organization (SARSAS) were thrilled when they observed approximately 1,000 young salmon in Auburn Rav ...

Reader Input: Not sold on drought cause

In science, “fact” can only mean “confirmed to such a degree that further disagreement is a waste of time.” Fact: From weed-whackers and chainsaws to gene ...

Call to readers: Saving water

How do you plan to conserve more water? We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last name, city y ...

Reader Input: Aquifers being depleted by overuse

Once again, Mr. Rocky Warren misses the important point, (“Gov setting up for massive lawsuit,” Reader Input, March 26). Yes, the water well in his family’s yar ...

Reader Input: Wilson assists event mightily

I missed thanking a vital member of AAUW’s Trivia Bee Committee in my letter published on Tuesday, March 31 (“Nothing trivial about Auburn’s bee”). Bonnie ...

Reader Input: Make Honduras help conditional

Thirty-five years ago, Archbishop Oscar Romero lost his life beseeching the soldiers of El Salvador to “stop the repression, stop the killing.” Since my daughter trav ...