Opinion

Reader Input: Pooch’s gratitude as deep as canyon

I want to thank everyone who helped look for me while I was lost in the American River Canyon last Friday. My people told me that they ran into several very nice folks who promis ...

Reader Input: Pickleball fans can wait turn

Response to Cherry Dulaney: (“ARD made the most effective decision,” Reader Input, March 22). Nine percent of the time? A bogus argument in view of the fact that th ...

Reader Input: Show respect for fellow man

I find it interesting and educational to read and consider differing points of view expressed in the Journal’s columns and Letters to the Editor. I am happy the Journal see ...

Another View: A memorable trip out to sea

My friends George and Louie and I took a memorable trip to the Salton Sea towing the boat that belonged to George’s father, and, we hit a steel fencepost, went airborne, and ...

Call to readers: Collections

Do you have a crazy collection? Let us know what you collect. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first ...

Mom hates new Stepmom, wants kids to hate her too

Dear Straight Talk, Our mom can’t get over our dad leaving her for someone else and expects us to hate our dad’s live-in girlfriend. She constantly badmouths them, gr ...

A big dog and a little dog make quite the pair

Many years ago I had a friend named Judy who owned a little dress shop in Oakland. One rainy day she arrived at the shop and encountered a very wet and hungry German Shepherd layin ...

Book to tell Tahoe Club history; video captures final days of Auburn Drug

The good news for Randy Carter is that he gets to have his name in Gold Country Denizens twice in a row. The bad news? I made a mistake the last time I mentioned him. I should have ...

Reader input: French students to tour museum

I’m very excited to see the museum will be completed in time for French teens from all over France to tour. Arriving July 8, they will be staying with local parents with teen ...

Reader input: ARD made the most effective decision

Regarding Peter Kolster’s March 19 letter, “ARD has done disservice to Auburn,” ARD had multiple public hearings about the need to provide pickleball courts for t ...