Opinion

Reader Input: Sanders speaks of nanny state

We see Bernie Sanders, a self-described “Democratic Socialist” from Vermont, rising in the East just 10 points behind Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire. His campaign is ...

Reader Input: Owners of local business care

I wanted to commend a local business, PC Solutions at 1249 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn, on their professional manner (when) they handled my problems with my laptop computer. I h ...

Reader Input: Davison shared huge joy of living

Junior Davison, the man with Muscular Dystrophy pictured on the Journal’s front page, and I shared 13 amazingly wonderful years together (“Meadow Vista man lived with a ...

Reader Input: Time for law and order

Once again I feel compelled to write to the Journal. I am shocked and enraged to hear about the recent murder of an innocent woman, Kathryn Steile of San Francisco,  by a fe ...

Reader Input: Fault spelled end to the dam

Kudos to Mr. (Vern) Root for his service with the Sacramento Police Department and his participation in the rooftop rescue of residents at risk during the 1986 floods (“Aubur ...

Another View: Indoor park still doesn’t make sense for Tahoe Sierra

It’s not every day that I pick up the paper and read that someone is calling me a liar. (“Placer County: Hold Sierra Watch to the truth!,” Another View, July 9). ...

Another View: California needs to address its lack of technical training

As the uneven economy recovery continues in California, there is one area where jobs remain available: technical workers. Workers with vocational training are currently in demand ...

Reader Input: How far should we go to be politically correct?

Is this country going to rewrite history in the name (of) being “politically correct?” The governor of South Carolina just signed a law removing the Confederate flag fr ...

Reader Input: Most religions teach tolerance

I was about to send a letter in support of Dorothy Van Huff’s excellent defense of religion (“Try for a real relationship,” Reader Input, June 26), when I saw Mr. ...

Reader Input: Blaming will solve nothing

I find it interesting that Mr. (John) Dutton cites a failure of leadership on the part of our current governor during his first term 40 years ago for the water shortage we are now ...

Reader Input: Reward troops like we do politicians

Yes Mr. (Jim) Beall Sr., I have never understood how it is that our elected officials can retire or be voted out of office and still receive the quality medical care afforded them ...

Reader Input: Skunk rescuers came through

Sending appreciation to Rick of the Placer Animal Services for helping us rescue a skunk trapped in a storm drain and let it loose in a North Auburn wilderness area nearby. Also, ...

Reader Input: Supreme Court got it wrong

Thank you, Stuart Fraser (pastor of First Baptist Church),  for standing up for the truth about homosexual marriage (“Clergies express views on marriage equality,” ...

Another View: Hard feelings were really the result of unfortunate timing

A strange thing happened last week and it reminded me of the world we live in, a world of distrust. We read every day of our suspicions of foreign powers trying to take advantage ...