Opinion

Lukkonen: 1920s

Andy Lukkonen: 1920s

Reader input: Provide basics for homeless

We were informed of a discussion underway by local businesses and the city to provide an additional public restroom. Also a request is made to make it an offense to pee and poop in ...

Reader input: Auburn area needs Costco

“Home Depot is also located on the campus, while Costco earlier this year dropped plans to locate on another space within the center’s development footprint.” L ...

Reader input: Exercise the privilege of free speech

The world today has lots of problems with no immediate solutions. Problems can be lessons and opportunities to learn. In a free country like America, everyone has a voice and can e ...

Another View: It’s time for Placer County to stand up for Squaw

Denver-based KSL Capital Partners purchased Squaw Valley in 2010, and is now pursuing a sweeping set of entitlements that would remake the region with development of a size, scale ...

Reader Input: High-tech street lamps don’t compute

Free street lamps might sound good, but at a “typical” price of $25,000 each, it would take over 166 years to recover the cost of any additional high-tech lamps the cit ...

Reader Input: Property owners need protection

(The Journal) recently ran a story regarding a vote to tax all property owners in the Higgins Fire District, above and beyond the “assessment” California puts on people ...

Reader Input: Keep it clean at Fast Fridays

For years now I have been attending Speedway races. Since I was 13 years old I’ve been watching Ron Wood, Mike and Steve Bast, Billy Gray and others blaze around the track in ...

Lukkonen: Streetlight

Reader input: More extinction is looming

As ever more species face extinction, we lose the vital ecosystem services they provide, such as honeybee crop pollination. For its continued existence, mankind is reliant upon an ...