Letters to the Editor

Use energy to craft health plan

The debate over heath care has become more and more heated, and as a result opponents of health care reform have begun to resort to fear tactics and outright lies. There are many v ...

Accept gift of Shockley land

No one needs to apologize for a brilliant man who greatly helped this country and society. To question his beliefs regarding eugenics is political, non-productive and arrogant. Au ...

Misinformation shrouds hunt

Times have not changed, just gotten more media-driven. Everyone not only has an opinion, but they want to spend our tax dollars on public hearings and surveys to push their opinio ...

Deer driven by hormones

I just had to reply to Joe Miele’s letter of Sept. 21, because it was so off the mark. He stated that 50 percent of deer-auto collisions occurred in October, November and Decembe ...

Why hesitate in pitbull put-down?

I certainly agree with Daniel Chauvin regarding the dog attack in Auburn (Reader Input, Sept. 25). It brings to mind an incident many years ago on our small farm in Pennsylvania. ...

Obama won’t use health plan

To the Sept. 23 letter that said, while visiting other countries they received free health care: What do the people who live there pay in tax? Sweden pays 51 percent; that’s not ...

Youth art might fund Peer Court

I recently worked in Nevada County Superior Court in my job as a court reporter. While our Historic Courthouse in Auburn is definitely a work of art in itself, the courthouse in Ne ...

Cat House deserves saving

Two years ago I adopted a wonderful companion from the Cat House. It was my first experience in the facility, and a delightful one. Each cat had a clean room shared with a select f ...

Targeted teacher amazes

Re: Scott Juceam’s claim against Placer County Office of Education that his son was shaken by a teacher (Journal, Sept. 25). I work for PCOE and had the pleasure of working unde ...

Give 4 dogs no second chance

Despite the protestations of pitbull owners, they are the most dangerous breed around.  According to dogsbite.org, pitbulls are responsible for 59 percent of all fatal dog attacks ...