Opinion

Reader Input: If nothing else, please choose a side

While celebrating our country’s birthday, please reflect on its foundation. Regardless if you feel our Constitution was created by dead white men and (is) irrelevant, or if ...

Reader Input: Take care of what we have

Goodness, when will common sense prevail among our local officials? New lights when our streets are the pits (“Council discusses sewers to streetlights,” Journal, Jun ...

Reader Input: Time to update on birth control

A leaked draft of a highly anticipated letter on the environment by Pope Francis casts climate change as a threat largely caused by humans and urges action to reduce the emissions ...

Another View: Let’s be civil

Just over half of the registered voters in Placer County cast ballots in the November 2014 election. Only 41 percent of voters across California turned out. Those numbers do not in ...

Our View: Conservation or better management?

As California enters the fourth year of one of the worst droughts in its history, the topic of water, the lack thereof and what lies ahead is of great concern. We can all save wa ...

Reader Input: Journal letter writer a bit thin-skinned

Really? “bitchin’” is what you’re worried about ("Keep it clean at Fast Fridays,” Reader Input, June 30)? You are at a racetrack on Friday night. ...

Reader Input: Vaccine bill a no-brainer

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Senate Bill 277 on vaccination is in the best interests of millions of California schoolchildren. Are the flawed beliefs ...

Reader Input: What’s wrong with the ACA?

Why do so many Americans despise or dislike the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? I believe the ACA has provided first-time health insurance to over 10 million Americans. I don’t ...

Reader Input: If you spell dog backwards ...

My Dear Mr. (Kevin) McNaughton: I was really taken by your letter printed in the Auburn Journal on June 19, 2015, (“Reader’s God is not perfect”). Your dog Scot ...