Opinion

When did USA get a king?

While reading a biography of Oliver Cromwell this past weekend, I was struck by one of the conflicts during the reign of Charles I. Some claimed the king had the right to make laws ...

Let Roseville be a 'shoppers" paradise"

It is not up to me to change any of your minds, but shame on me if I didn?t try. I am an Auburn native, born and raised, and completely love this town. I am very familiar with the ...

Media control alive in Auburn

Yesterday my wife and I had a late lunch at (a local restaurant), a place we enjoy frequently. The two TVs behind the bar were both showing dirt bike stunts, something that really ...

Keep checking dioxin presence

This letter is in regard to the Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community Environment’s request to have the county reopen the environmental review of the Wal-Mart s ...

Fire crew and medics a team

I, too, wondered why a fire truck was sent with each ambulance on a 911 call (“Money trail tough to follow,” Reader Input, June 18).I found out why last December. I was ...

Consolidate our fire protection

I believe that we have a fire protection crisis in Placer County. My conclusion is based on the fact that every measure relating to fire protection funding in Placer County was def ...

Don?t pooh-pooh 700,000 horses

I’m writing in response to (Jon Brandt, Auburn State Recreation Area) Ranger’s comment from the May 29 article entitled “Mountain bikers, equestrians try to play ...

Why that engine rolls

I would like to answer Mary (Ann) Frank’s question in her letter about why a fire engine responds on emergency calls with an ambulance (“Check out who backs issues, can ...

Money trail tough to follow

Mary Ann Frank wants us to check the backers of bills and candidates (“Check out who backs issues, candidates,” Reader Input, June 14). Oh, that we could!Since the U.S. ...

Name-calling reflects badly

Dee Nann, your rhetoric is so ugly and disrespectful (“Bring back our country,” Reader Input, June 10)! You are so lucky that you live in the U.S. and have the right to ...