Opinion

Reader input: Needs help in petition drive

Please join me in my quest.  I am reaching out to you all asking for your help with getting some medication that is not yet approved by the FDA.  Many of you know of the ...

Reader input: Fundraiser gave theater a boost

Bravo! The Caring Hearts of Auburn presented the most amazing fundraiser (recently) for the State Theater. The event was well organized with entertainment, great food, and wonderfu ...

Reader input: Policy increase was a whopper

OK, so we just received our renewal for our homeowners /fire insurance policy. Much to our surprise, the premium increased by a whopping 57.8 percent. No explanations were provid ...

Reader input: Auburn’s art blossoms with global reach

I want to commend all those artists who committed their time and talent to the creative painting of signal and utility boxes in the City of Auburn. This project began several years ...

Another View: Political disinterest a disturbing trend among the youth

Earlier this year, I participated in Sierra College’s Political Awareness Day. Tables were staffed by various political parties, government agencies and candidates who were r ...

Andy Lukkonen: Green

Andy Lukkonen: Green

Reader input: Raising taxes? Just say no

Our local politicians are at it again, trying to raise our taxes, this time for roads. There is more tax money coming into Washington than ever before, but they spend even more.& ...

Reader input: President stays within bounds

Ron Paskey once again defies common sense by stating that President Obama is outside the bounds of the Constitution (Reader Input, Aug. 30). We’ve all heard these unfounded a ...

Reader input: Auburn can lead the way

The late, Jesse Unruh, former speaker of the California Legislature, said “all politics are local.” As a member of the Auburn City Council for more than a dozen years ...

Reader input: Faces of homelessness close to home

I read the Reader Input, Aug. 28,  from Jennyfer Murphy saying no to a permanent homeless shelter here. Where is your heart? You must not know anyone who is homeless. I have ...

Another View: What does it take to live in synchronicity?

In total agreement with the “California must be out of control!” In the story of the rain-maker, the old man locked himself in a room for four days and in four days t ...

Reader input: Disappointed in silver ad

I am deeply disappointed and a little offended by the Journal’s running of the full page ad in our Sunday paper (Aug. 30) opposite the opinion page for an advertisement for & ...

Reader input: Standing up for the NRA

Mr. Baloney (Reader Input, Aug. 30), have you even read the 2nd Amendment? Especially the part about a well formed militia.   As with any political organization, as in the N ...

Reader input: Revive plans for Auburn Costco

As a community, we should take our voices, our letters and desires to revive a Costco opening to every source we can. For those two-year plans in the making for Costco to pull out ...

Reader input: Wine Train — No way to run a railroad

    Kudos to Tricia Caspers-Ross for her fine Aug. 25 and 28 Auburn Journal columns on the Napa Wine Train “derailment.” However, everyone seems to be en ...