Opinion

What we’re reading and loving lately

Before I talk about books, I ask you to consider checking out the documentary “Hope for the Future,” 6-8 p.m. next Thursday, June 25 at the State Theatre. Produced and ...

Media Life: Auburn sculptor creates Capitol’s new Reagan statue

A labor of love for many, a bronze statue of California Gov. Ronald Reagan – and, oh yes, a U.S. president as well – will be unveiled at the Capitol in Sacramento on Mo ...

Reader Input: Invite the homeless into your world

“Placer County to homeless: Get off our lawn?,” (Journal, June 16) was telling. Sort of like a “not in my backyard” theory. Let me update on recent experi ...

Reader Input: The Earth goes through cycles

John Sisson wishes I would use real science (“Fear emissions, not atom bombs,” Reader Input, June 14). This from a person who thinks climate change is real science. Sis ...

Reader Input: Reader’s God is not perfect

A lot of people believe that the ills of society can be cured by bringing God back into the public square. I ask, which God? Is it the Gods of ancient Rome? Where is Thor? Maybe ...

Reader Input: California budget a source of disagreement

It is budgeting season for our state, county and cities. The fiscal year, beginning on July 1st, requires plans for how California will spend over $1 billion, how Placer County wil ...

Reader Input: When fishing, put your hooks away

With the recent opening of trout season, it makes us think of how important cleanliness is in our lakes and streams. I know of three cases that young dogs have gotten fish hooks ...

Reader Input: Can we stand 4 more years?

I opened today’s paper and glanced through the pages only to find pages blank. Page A3 said only, “Tired of missing conversations?” I quickly called editor Ms. ...

Reader Input: Hugs make a better world

We were celebrating my 92nd birthday at Max’s Restaurant and another group was also celebrating a birthday. A man from that group emerged and was talking to my friend, Tom. ...