Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Join in efforts to save libraries

As a member of Friends of the Library and former Library Advisory Board member, I agree with reader Pam Hart about library funding (“Plight of libraries tied to policy,&rdquo ...

Reader Input: Get dogs out of our stores

I wanted to write this letter because something has got to be done regarding the freedoms that Home Depot has given customers to roam the store with their pets. I am a dog owner ...

Reader input: Where are dogs allowed?

Lately I have been noticing dogs in public establishments  such as banks, stores and, yes, even restaurants. These dogs are not service dogs or even service dogs in training. ...

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 ...