Letters to the Editor

Reader input: Powers, Spokely for City Council

Ensuring a high quality of life, prosperity and a well-run municipal government can only be achieved if our future City Council members are wise, have an abundance of energy, belie ...

Reader input: What about patient privacy laws?

Above all, do no harm. Is it ethical to identify the name of the 26-year- old nurse who contracted Ebola caring for a patient from West Africa who came to our country with Ebola? ...

Reader Input: Heroes guarded Applegate residents

We are long-time Applegate residents, and we want to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the firefighters and all the agencies who fought the Applegate Fire and pro ...

Reader Input: It’s a flat world to McClintock

RE: “McClintock, Moore exchange blows in debate,” Journal, Oct. 15. While there are myriad issues that separate these two contenders for the 4th Congressional Distric ...

Reader Input: Tice-Raskin a superb choice

I have known Rob Tice-Raskin as a community man, father and friend for nearly 10 years, and know he would be a great judge for our community. While working full-time as a federal ...

Reader Input: Republicans espouse fear

Less than three weeks to go and the Republicans and tea party have finally settled on a campaign message for the 2014 midterm elections. Fear and loathing: The message is decided ...

Call to readers: Giants

Do you think the Giants could win the World Series? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must incl ...

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. ...