Letters to the Editor

Reader input: Sprinklers on during rain

The weekend rain was certainly needed and will help our lawns and gardens, but the drought is far from over!  I caught this shot on Maidu Drive near Auburn Folsom on Sunday af ...

Reader input: Placer County must set an example

In 2011, Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery was gracious in arranging a meeting for me with Placer County Facilities and Parks. The meeting was brought about from my conc ...

Reader input: Clear garbage from county land

I live next door to a beautiful piece of property owned by Placer County. It is located on Willow Creek Drive and Nevada Irrigation District water runs through it. I have calle ...

Reader input: Snow shoveling warmed hearts

I shoveled Snow in Buffalo TV news about the heavy snow storms that covered the northeast recalled my exposure to that region back in 1944.  After graduating from high sch ...

Reader input: Too much government a headache

I thought I would answer Tomas Vera’s question as to whether or not I received any “freebies” from the government after losing my home (and all possessions) to se ...

Reader input: Sewer plant suit not frivolous

At the Jan. 14 Colfax City Council meeting councilman Steve Harvey commented that the sewer plant lawsuit was based on nothing but “frivolous paperwork errors.” That ...

Reader input: Brochure great on walking tour

There is a wonderful resource just arriving at the Placer County Visitors Center on High Street in Auburn.   The Walking Tour brochure for Old Town Auburn has been reprint ...

Reader input: Fire districts need adequate funds, too

Great, our Placer County supervisors run a deceptive campaign (Measure B) to give themselves a 139 percent pay increase plus health care and retirement benefits, all the while our ...

Reader Input: Thanks to supervisors, Father Mike

A letter to the four members of the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors who voted for the homeless shelter: Bravo and thank you for your decision in helping in this situation. ...

Reader Input: Time to regulate e-cigarettes

Coming one day after your front-page story (“Study reveals more on electronic cigarettes,” Journal, Jan. 29) about new findings that e-cigarettes release large amounts ...