Letters to the Editor

Placer Hills Fire staffed by pros

During the last 30 days, due to a serious medical condition, Placer Hills Fire Department was called and responded to our home. The fast response, professionalism and caring were ...

Where can folks go when power fails?

My husband and I were talking about all the people without power this (Dec. 8) morning (we were among the lucky ones who got power back yesterday) and wondering if there is a syst ...

Gossip never really idle

I would like to thank Kathleen Parker (Washington columnist) and the Auburn Journal for publishing her column, “Breaking gossip,” on Dec. 3. I had been trying to put into word ...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

I was 10 years old when it (the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor) happened. It was shocking and we hung on to the radio all the time – no T.V. at that time, you know. Then F.D. ...

Hats off to county football

Placer County has much to be proud of in the area of high school football this year. Lincoln High, Whitney High, Placer High, Del Oro High and Rocklin High all made the playoffs. ...

Hooked on Festival of Lights parade

This year I decided to attend the Festival of Lights parade in Auburn for the first time. I had never really thought of attending before but I was motivated by the fact that the A ...

Tom McClintock nixed benefits

Tom McClintock was one of 12 who voted against extending unemployment benefits to millions of Americans still unemployed in this terrible recession. Unemployment benefits do not ...

Ten things that bug me

Like most Americans I have many what I consider very legitimate irritants or complaints. Listed are some of them. 1. Having to stand in line and listen to others’ utterly foul l ...

Feds controlling insurance is folly

In my opinion, our federal government is one of the most inefficient, bureaucrat-laden organizations in the world. Programs are almost always mismanaged, allowing rampant fraud and ...

Letter writer misrepresented facts

A recent letter to the editor by Garland Bell (Reader Input, Nov. 23) is an example of someone either completely ignorant of the facts or someone willfully attempting to mislead th ...