Beck challenges his audience

In response to Brian Hassett, (Reader Input, Feb. 15): As a regular listener to Glenn Beck I have heard him on just about every program issue the statement, “Do not believe me, ...

Skip electronic eyesore/sign

Re: “City OK’s $60,000 for new billboard,” (Journal, Feb. 15): Has anyone on our City Council really taken time to look at one of these LED signs? Gaudy, distracting and li ...

Amgen not a magic bullet

Auburn Mayor Dr. Bill Kirby has twice been quoted in this newspaper saying Amgen “will generate between $1 million and $3 million in revenue for the city of Auburn.” I’m ju ...

Get a doctor for president

As an avid supporter of the president I am shocked to find he wants unsafe airports, dirty water and for the poor to freeze to death. I read that President (Barack) Obama says his ...

Was Iraq war worth it?

I couldn’t help but watch in amazement as the people of Egypt toppled their corrupt, oppressive leader without firing a shot or needing a superpower to assist. As Iraq lies in ...

Just what is a conservative?

I’ve been asking around about our candidates running for Ted Gaines’ old seat. First thing my friends say is that he or she is qualified because he or she is a “conservative. ...

LED sign a poor use of monies

Re: “City OK’s $60,000 for new billboard,” (Journal, Feb. 15); and “Unite against Auburn’s LED billboard” (Reader’s Input, Feb 16): I have to agree with Becky Morris ...

Another View: Abolish the crash tax trap

More and more local governments around the state and in the Sacramento-Sierra Foothills region are enacting ordinances to unleash private bill collectors to extract crash taxes fro ...

State requires whooping cough vaccine in teens

By next fall 4,500 local high school students alone have to be vaccinated for whooping cough, but officials are asking parents to get ready now. The California state Legislature p ...

Hopes, dreams, action on Auburn 3-D movie set

Plenty of hopes and dreams are coming together on an Auburn soundstage this week during the shooting of indie 3-D movie “Dark Truths.” Rising San Francisco rapper DeMarco Foste ...

Best January ever for Auburn-to-San Jose Capitol Corridor commuter train

A double-digit spike in ridership for January has helped the Capitol corridor commuter rail service set a record for the month. The Oakland-based Capital Corridor Joint Powers Auth ...

Amgen offers a great chance

The Amgen bike event in May of this year is projected to bring in millions to the City of Auburn. This is an opportunity to do two good things: 1) Shelter and care for the needy 2) ...

Pot pluses trump minuses

I think marijuana has many positive uses, but it also has some negative uses. Some of the positive uses are that it helps people with cancer, HIV, stress or people with pain. So ...
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