Opinion

Reader Input: Supes seek to deceive with Measure B

The Placer County Board of Supervisors is attempting to deceive the voters to give them a huge pay increase. They have placed on the November ballot Measure B, which would raise th ...

Reader Input: Response poor to Ebola cases

I am totally, completely disgusted with our federal government as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I believe, under the Obama regime, we cannot officially be ...

Reader Input: District needs younger man

I was at the debate this morning between Tom McClintock and Art Moore. I am a sea captain and live in Lincoln, when I am on land. This is my take on that debate. I like what both ...

Reader Input: Stearns shows needed qualities

I was happy to read that Bob Stearns is running for a position on the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board (NFPD) (“Robert Stearns announces Newcastle Fire Board candidac ...

Reader Input: Judge candidate highly qualified

It isn’t often that such a well-qualified candidate is on the ballot, but such is the case with Robert Tice-Raskin — the best qualified candidate for Superior Court jud ...

Reader Input: Unjust that pet Scrappy taken

After reading the story in the Sunday Journal about Mr. Donnas “Martin” Hoskins, the gentleman and his dog, Scrappy, I felt very sad for him and his beloved friend, Scr ...

Reader Input: Moore is change district needs

I urge those in District 4 to consider voting for Art Moore. Moore is a valedictorian of Placer High, and served 14 years in the armed services, attaining the rank of major. He s ...

Another View: I just wanted to be alone, lock the door, turn out the light

It’s been a long time since June 6, the day our son Jeffrey died. But the time just slipped away from us; we’d spent most of it in a mental fog of protection, I guess. ...

Reader Input: Supervisors basically get a stipend

The word that best describes my feelings about the upcoming local elections: “rumination” (i.e. contemplation, which may become persistent and recurrent worrying or bro ...