Opinion

Enroll children in private schools for better education

Any idiot can make a child. Today, that's exactly what is happening. The least qualified parents are the ones having most of the kids, and we're expected to fund their day care - ...

It makes sense to put a dog park at Ashford

All of this dog park controversy, in particular the opponents of the park, is so on my last nerve. There are three major parks that I know of here in Auburn: Auburn Recreation Par ...

Prepare now to protect yourself, family against a wildfire in the future

The threat of catastrophic wildfire looms over many foothill communities. The Angora fire, which began Sunday and had charred more than 2,500 acres and gutted 200-plus houses and ...

Have kids ride the bus to save gas, money

This letter is for any parent or guardian who will have kids in school for the new school year. Do you drive the kids to school in the morning and pick them up after school? Isn't ...

Keep the public informed on new construction

With all the building around Auburn, why doesn't the general public know about it, not just a spot here and there? A daily report is needed in the paper to let the public know what ...

Thanks for listing driver safety class in paper

Thank you for the listing of recent classes of the AARP Driver Safety Program in FYI , Journal June 14. We received reference to the information in the paper, so I know it was hel ...

Phoenix man expresses love for Auburn nurse

I felt the need to let a local nurse at Auburn Faith know the reason why people who have history between each other can become friends again after two decades, marriages, children, ...

Make passports mandatory to go to any foreign country

This is what I think about traveling papers: Passports to Mexico or any other country ought to be a must, to prove that you are not running away from the law. Passports to any fore ...

Dog owners have been paying for a park for years

Over four years ago, I used to hold dog training classes from spring to fall through Auburn Recreation District at the Meadow Vista Park. ARD took a portion of the class fees in ex ...

Using human embryos for stem-cell research is wrong

Good for you President Bush for vetoing the bill that uses taxpayer money to fund the killing of human embryos for stem-cell research. It's great to see someone standing up to tho ...