Opinion

Reader Input: Too soon to quantify carbon cap cost

If Mr. (John R.) Miller is going to complain about how gasoline taxes are used, he should start with some accurate facts (“Gasoline taxes squandered,” Reader Input, Jan ...

Reader Input: Is Costco fight revenue-linked?

Has anyone really looked into why the City of Auburn does not want Costco in the (Placer) County? How about the fact that Costco is planning to install about 20 gas pumps? Think th ...

Reader Input: Expand our use of fossil energy

Our president (in his recent State of the Union speech) wants to replace our fossil energy systems with expensive, unreliable and intermittent sources like solar and wind to save u ...

Reader Input: Cutting libraries in better times

At this point in the economic recovery, why has Placer County (the Board of Supervisors) decided to reduce library hours? I thought things were getting better. I’d love to ...

Reader Input: Annexation: Funder of infrastructure

In the Sunday Auburn Journal, Councilman Bill Kirby was quoted as saying, “We no longer need anyone’s permission to annex within our sphere of influence,” (&ldquo ...

Reader Input: Some things should be free

Why am I not surprised to read that the Auburn State Park ranger wants to eliminate free parking on Highway 49 at the confluence (“Caltrans gives frugal parkers a break on Hi ...

Reader Input: Services draw more homeless

Re: “Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table,” Journal, Jan. 23 — I’ve two observations: First: “If you build it, they wi ...

Call to readers: Hitchhikers

Do you pick up hitchhikers? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last ...

Reader Input: Library provides more than books

We visit our local library on Nevada Street at least once per week. My children and I go together. The oldest does the craft that is offered at the crafts table and plays at the ki ...