Opinion

Reader Input: Guin not interested in positive action

It’s too bad that Mr. (Calvin) Guin is not interested in helping to eradicate mind-altering psychotropic and street drugs which are destroying lives, but instead would rather ...

Reader Input: AAUW mission was not clear

As a proud member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), I was incredulous this morning when I read the insert about The Big Day of Giving. The AAUW has been empow ...

Reader Input: Wife not too thrilled by letter

My wife, a teacher’s aide for 39 years, goes to school as usual but this time finds she’s been made a headliner in the Journal’s Reader Input section by her lovin ...

Reader Input: Rotary thanks contributors

On behalf of Auburn Gold Country Rotary, I would like to thank those that made our food collection for the Interfaith Food Closet a success. Thanks to Auburn Safeway store for host ...

Acceptance comes slowly, but in most cases it does come

The Supreme Court is currently deciding whether states should recognize gay marriage. While I understand this is a controversial topic these days, I really wonder why this should b ...

The dark side of sex-positive: sexual-orientation confusion

Dear Straight Talk: I’ve always thought I was straight. I had crushes on boys growing up and currently have a boyfriend who I feel romantic kissing. But recently I’ve ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Reader Input: Bear story reminds of 1970s lion-killer

Carl Moore, Meadow Vista’s 75-year-old ex-Marine-recon, ex-boxer, ex-bouncer, who punched the bear in the head that was trying to make off with Moore’s little dog (&ldq ...

Reader Input: Nurse explains strike reasons

Please don’t believe Sutter. An average nurse at Sutter does not make $140,000 per year. There may be one nurse making that and she has been there for 30 years, working full- ...