Opinion

Call to readers: Winery growth

Do you favor winery growth in Placer County? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include you ...

Just when you think you have finally arrived ...

The Time Traveler: It would appear that once again my Portuguese Partner has abandoned the field and left me holding the bag in regards to the writing of this column. Whether or no ...

Reader Input: Mark calendars for symphony treat

As a distant graduate of Placer and a seven-year beneficiary of Auburn’s band program, I was delighted to be in town for The Auburn Symphony’s (Feb. 21) “Music in ...

Reader Input: Costco pullout a significant loss

I am surprised with this statement attributed to (Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center Executive Director Barbara Crowell): “But the non-profit organization can’t proceed ...

Reader Input: Hurrah for AZ Sheriff Arpaio

Marcia Winborne-Graven and Larry Brann-Smith, I enlisted into the Navy at 17 which abruptly ended by formal education. However, my having done that has never reduced or stopped my ...

Reader Input: Spoken like a true leftist

Mr. (Geary) Tiffany, why is it only the Republicans need to compromise (“Boehner lacks self-respect,” Reader Input, Feb. 27)? The Democrats never seem to need to. Cas ...

Andy Lukkonen: Limo

Reader input: Boehner’s group strikes again

Quite frankly, John Boehner’s group strikes again.  The right wing demigods in their elementary school of rational thought take the “low road” by holding our ...

Reader input: Costco would bring jobs

Listening to all the negative responses about having a Costco in Auburn makes me laugh. Especially from Meadow Vista’s Virginia Diffenbaugh who says, “They would be rui ...

Reader input: There’s a work role for prisoners

(Larry) Brann-Smith is of course entitled to his opinion but I wish he wouldn’t put words in my mouth (Reader input, Feb. 25). I never said working prisoners was a “cur ...