Opinion

Reader Input: Boehner’s act an abomination

The dishonorable (Speaker of the United States House of Representatives) John Boehner strikes again. Whether you like it or not, Boehner’s foray into diplomacy by inviting ...

Reader Input: Stop the sham and fix the dam!

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) provides a dependable, quality water supply to about 25,000 homes, farms, and businesses in Nevada County and Placer County. It strives to be ...

Reader Input: Gasoline taxes squandered

Recently, the gasoline tax was increased another 10 cents in California. The gas tax is supposed to go for road building. It does not. Since the ’90s gas taxes have bee ...

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 ...