Opinion

Reader input: More fees not the answer

Great piece on football sanctions (Auburn Journal Sports, Aug. 11).  My son received a concussion in May doing head-to-head lineman drills without pads or a helmet.  Coac ...

Reader input: Full-time shelter is best solution

We now know that Right Hand Auburn wants Placer County to pay $150,000 for capital improvements to make the DeWitt barracks into a 24/7 shelter with greater capacity, plus $33,000 ...

Andy Lukkonen: Board

Andy Lukkonen: Board

Reader input: Be thankful you’re in US

I would like to respond to just one thing in Ron Paskey’s letter (Reader input, Aug. 11, “Iran pact is a bad deal”) and that is this: Whether you are for or again ...

Reader input: Premature optimism

I must sadly take issue with Rosalie Wohlfromm’s bland optimism about the general acceptance of gay marriage (Lifestyle, Aug. 9). While the Journal’s coverage of the ...

Reader input: Comment brought nothing to debate

Everyone should worry about the Iran nuclear agreement but Ron Paskey’s (letter) (Reader Input, Aug. 11) brings nothing to the discussion. A hard-won international agreement ...

Another View: Meet the Babblers

Time Traveler: For those Auburnites who are familiar with our town, you may have noticed over the years a collection of old goats, and from time to time several ladies, standing ar ...

Watch your insurance go up

One thing those against the Higgins' Measure V have not taken into consideration or chose to ignore.  If we lose coverage, our insurance companies will pick up on that ...

Media Life: NBA, USC star’s post-basketball life a happy one in Placer

It’s sometimes amazing who chooses to live in the foothills in and around Auburn. John Rudometkin, who died Aug. 4 of chronic lung disease, was one of those quiet neighbors ...

Reader input: Voting is a private matter

I’ll tell you what, Gene Baker, you don’t tell me who to vote for and I won’t tell you. (Reader input, Aug. 12). Voting is a personal, private matter and if you t ...

Reader input: Pact diffused confrontation

Everyone should worry about the Iran nuclear agreement but R. Paskey’s vituperative rant (Reader Input, Aug. 11) brings nothing to the discussion. A hard-won international ag ...

Reader input: Subsidies exist for minimum wage earners

I wonder if Americans know that nearly 80 percent of all minimum wage earners receive subsidies from our federal government … There was a day, now it seems so very long ag ...

Reader input: Insurance a big factor in fires

One thing those against the Higgins’ Measure V have not taken into consideration or chose to ignore. If we lose coverage, our insurance companies will pick up on that and jus ...

Another View: Lemonade stands latest casualties of over-regulation

When I was little, I remember having a book on my bookshelf called, “Better Than a Lemonade Stand.” The book, by Daryl Bernstein, was full of business ideas for young p ...

Andy Lukkonen: Tablecloth

Andy Lukkonen: Tablecloth