Opinion

Reader Input: Imperative that we save libraries

Front-page news in the Auburn Journal, Jan. 15 edition,  showcases closure of our Meadow Vista library (“Meadow Vista library targeted for closure”). This closure ...

Reader Input: Vote and stay informed

Free people can change the world. Most people are good-intentioned, yet the media has to focus on the fly in the ointment. When good and free people come together, it reinforces th ...

Reader Input: Of libraries and police parking

Well, bad news for all (those who visit the) library. It closes its doors on Mondays to see if it would be a great idea to do it all the time. I say it would not be a good idea b ...

Call to readers: Your local library

Do you visit your local library? If so, how often? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your fir ...

Reader Input: NID happy-talks over salmon issues

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has plans to build dams on Bear River to once again increase its bottom line at the expense of the environment. Its plans seem unwarranted since ...

Reader Input: Boehner’s act an abomination

The dishonorable (Speaker of the United States House of Representatives) John Boehner strikes again. Whether you like it or not, Boehner’s foray into diplomacy by inviting ...

Reader Input: Stop the sham and fix the dam!

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) provides a dependable, quality water supply to about 25,000 homes, farms, and businesses in Nevada County and Placer County. It strives to be ...

Reader Input: Gasoline taxes squandered

Recently, the gasoline tax was increased another 10 cents in California. The gas tax is supposed to go for road building. It does not. Since the ’90s gas taxes have bee ...

Another View: Falling gas prices mask hidden tax

So why is it that while other states are now enjoying gas prices of less than $2 per gallon, California is still paying higher prices? Due to high taxes and costly regulations, o ...

Reader Input: Work toward mutual respect or ...

I have the deepest sympathy for the people of France for the trauma of the Charlie Hebdo attack ... and I have the utmost respect for the concept of freedom of expression, having t ...