Opinion

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 ...

Reader Input: Thinking small harms Auburn

I believe it is time that the city fathers wake up to the fact that Auburn is no longer a small town nor a community that can hold back progress. Years ago when there were folks wh ...

Reader Input: Why can’t we fund libraries?

I was disappointed to read about the proposed closure of the Meadow Vista library (“Meadow Vista library targeted for closure,” Journal, Jan. 15). As a kid, I loved get ...

Reader Input: Not the time to thank president

In response to Pat Little (“Give credit for bad or good,” Reader Input, Jan. 14), I am ready to give thanks to (President Barack) Obama when it is due. The lower gas ...

Another View: The fun was over as we realized how much trouble we were in

Louie and I were just a couple of preteens, old enough to be fussy about our hair but young enough to still get in trouble out at our grandparent’s farm. It was another Sun ...

Reader Input: City leaders should keep noses out

I have been closely following the articles and letters regarding Costco coming to North Auburn. I really thought this had been settled — that Costco was definitely coming h ...

Reader Input: Not all know religious freedom

The Tibetan name for their land, Bod, means “Tibet” or “Tibetan Plateau,” although it originally meant the central region around Lhasa, now known in Tibetan ...

Reader Input: Build what reaches the soul

Re: “Auburn to sue Placer over Costco,” Journal, Jan. 13. First of all, I want to say I think the Auburn city lawsuit is in order, but I am not sure about the underly ...