Big oil backs Proposition 23

Proposition 23 is deceptively named “California Jobs Initiative.” Supporters claim that Prop. 23 will save 1.1 million jobs. I could find nothing to support this claim, nor doe ...

Industry can handle fallout

Cap and Trade (AB32), passed by the California Legislature, will tax energy to the point that industrialization will be set back severely. Fuels drive our industrial engine and 86 ...

God’s evidence is everywhere

My letter is in response to Kent Campbell (Reader Input, Oct. 21), “Leave deity out of miners’ rescue:” Kent Campbell, I am glad you enjoyed watching the miners’ rescue ...

A tale of two conservatives

Tom McClintock “The Conservative” had a taxpayer-issued car, taxpayer-issued gas card and still took $173 a day per diem, tax-free, to travel from Sacramento County to downtown ...

Study candidates, not TV commercials

The 2010 election will soon be over and perhaps we will have a couple of months without television commercials. Those who have gotten absentee ballots may have already voted, howev ...

Wild storm blows out bridge pipe

Sunday’s storm turned the North Ravine Creek into a torrent, blowing out a 100-foot-long diversion pipe at the Wise Road bridge construction project. The creek, swollen by heavy ...

Kent Campbell responds

Ms Clariss: Nice letter. I’m proud that you are not ashamed, I did not write my letter to shame anyone, I was simply stating my views. For the record I am very happy you and mill ...

Credit Hollitz for literacy plan

I was very pleased to see today’s (Seen & Heard, Oct. 10) regarding the 25th anniversary of Placer Adult Literacy Service (PALS), a Placer County Library organization that has be ...

God at work in reader’s life

Re: Kent Campbell letter, (Reader Input, Oct. 21) I am not ashamed. Yes, I do love God. He is my source of existence and savior all 76 years of my life. He keeps me functioning e ...

Odd comment on Measure L

I have never written to the paper before, but the (Oct. 19) Reader Input from Mr. (Ken) Newman regarding Measure L disturbs me greatly. Granted, I live outside Auburn Union Sch ...

Who paid for writer’s schools?

Contrary to Ken Newman (Reader Input, Oct. 19), Measure L is actually good for seniors. Funding our local schools is the most important place we can spend our money because good sc ...

Seniors value education

Unlike Ken Newman (Reader Input, Oct. 19), I urge everyone, especially seniors, to vote yes on Measure L. Times have changed. When we came of age, strong reading and math skills an ...

What’s with 7-foot-tall canal fence?

I hate to bring up an old subject, but I think it needs addressing. I feel I am speaking for a lot of people who have enjoyed the canal between Highway 49 and the holding pond off ...

Bob Snyder brings energy

Please join me in supporting Bob Snyder for Auburn City Council. I have watched Bob consistently deliver when something important needs to be accomplished in Auburn. Bob was an or ...

Tracy is Gordy’s mouthpiece

I encourage voters to re-elect Curt Smith to the board of directors of the Auburn Recreation District. Curt Smith has an extensive background in contract administration and procu ...