Opinion

Reader Input: Big fires harbor big mysteries

I am glad to see that Cal Fire has stopped issuing burn permits. Too bad they didn’t have the foresight not to issue one to themselves before their controlled burn got out-of ...

Reader Input: We are neither black nor white

What a sadness so many of us felt this past week with the massacre that occurred in Charleston, but what a tremendous, overwhelming picture of love displayed by the families of tho ...

Reader Input: California needs the end-of-life law

Recently, the California State Senate passed the end-of-life options bill. It is almost exactly the same as the Oregon law that has been present for 18 years without problems. This ...

Reader Input: Money talks, gov answers

It all makes sense now. No wonder the mayor of Auburn was going to sue the County of Placer if they were to put in a Costco there! This “there was no environmental study done ...

Reader Input: Reader passes on evidence

I wish to respond to Ron Paskey’s letter re: climate change (“The Earth goes through cycles,” Reader Input, June 19): In 2001, the provocative statement was made ...

Reader Input: We accomplished the impossible at a price

We can split an invisible atom, map and sequence the human genome containing 3 billion chemical base pairs, and 66 years after Orville Wright flew a powered glider over the sand at ...

Reader Input: Time for Auburn to add new law

The homeless issue is a multilayered and complex one. Currently, there are no laws protecting both the homeless and the residents living in Auburn when it comes to health issues su ...

Reader Input: Government at its best

On Wednesday afternoon I attended a meeting of the Placer County Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) in the Auburn Justice Center, capably conducted by Marshall Hopper, directo ...

Reader input: Hillary is not a good choice

Ron Lowe, if you are going to quote someone, try to get it right. Bill Clinton didn’t say “It’s the economy stupid.” It was James Carville. Lowe says Obama ...