Opinion

Businesses have had decades to comply

Concerning Assemblywoman (Beth) Gaines’ bill regarding ADA compliance (Journal, Feb. 23): I say: OK, another 120 days to comply, fine. But, good grief, businesses have had almost ...

CALL TO READERS

Do you think same-sex marriage should be legal? Please share your thoughts via one of the addresses below or online. Your letters on this subject are wanted!They must include your ...

Santorum mixes politics, religion

Have you been following this story as it unfolds? Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is betting Americans want a president who uses faith, not just to inspire, but als ...

Initiative will save big time

Ron Briggs is a five-term El Dorado County supervisor. He and his father, former State Senator John Briggs, and other family members organized the 1978 ballot initiative that gave ...

Measure B costs too much

At the present time we property owners in the Newcastle Fire District are being taxed $74.18 per year, per parcel for fire protection. If Measure B is passed that will add an addit ...

Moving forward with God’s help

Every so often I think about the last two years and that I am a cancer survivor. Why is this so important? Have a look at these statistics, and you will see why. Other than skin ca ...

Don’t apply cheapness to fire safety

I just cannot understand what is so wrong with the City of Newcastle and Measure B. For some reason people think that just because they vote down Measure B that they won’t have t ...

Another View: Regional plan best way to address wastewater options

Placer County expects to have a comprehensive regional plan in place soon to bring its North Auburn wastewater treatment system into compliance with federal and state standards wit ...

Fund school English-learners

I am writing in response to the story posted by the Auburn Journal on Jan. 15, titled, “Money to support English learners goes unspent” regarding the unspent state funds design ...

Measure B for common good

In regard to “Measure B cost unjustified” (Reader Input, Feb. 24), I think that $225 is a fair price to pay for saving lives and property. Some things are more important than t ...