Opinion

Another View: Christmas wasn’t always just about crowds, shopping

For most, the holidays are a time of celebration of friends and family. A time for reflection and giving thanks and appreciation for what we have and those that we love. And for ma ...

Reader Input: Thanks to those who helped

To all those who helped me Sunday with my miniature poodle, CJ, on Auburn Folsom Road — thank you! I appreciate everyone having kept out of her path as she ran home on three ...

Reader Input: Caregivers: patient problem-solvers

I want to say thank you to our new caregiving agency, Help At Home in Auburn.   My husband has MS, so finding caregivers who are kind and gentle and who take their time is i ...

Another view: Vouchers are a valuable asset in education but should have requirements

Progressives have worked to point the way to a more just future for our country.  Democracy, equality, social justice, human and environmental health and a free education have ...

Another View: Residents have big stake in Placer County water politics

Despite the name, Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) is not part of our county government – nor does it share fiscal-year boundaries with our state or county. The PCWA organiz ...

Reader input: Let’s be part of the solution

In response to Lee Larson concerning the size of the federal government (Auburn Journal, Nov. 26, “Entitlement is endemic to U.S.”), I did some fact checking and found ...

Reader input: Guide is good resource for homeless

This letter is in response to Herbert Garrison’s letter to the editor about the Pocket Homeless guide (Auburn Journal, Oct. 29, “Pocket Guide hardly handy”). I ...

Editor's Notebook: Truth be told, we like answering your oddball queries

Journalists are used to asking the questions, so it’s sometimes a nice change of pace when we get to answer some — or, at least, to try. That’s not always possi ...