Big new hotel doesn’t belong

We don’t need another large hotel in Auburn (Journal, Feb. 27). This project should be denied. It harms the environment and causes an inconvenience for the local community. This ...

Lavish pensions have gotta go

In response to “ranting Ron Lowe of Nevada City” (Reader Input, March 3): I see that you are at it again, this time ranting about the “fight for workers’ rights.” What p ...

Sports arena misnamed

There are three points that should be emphasized regarding the new sports/entertainment complex being ramrodded down our throats. 1. The Maloofs (Sacramento Kings owners) are to be ...

McClintock speaks for his district

When I heard that a Placer County supervisor flew back to D.C. to solicit federal funds for some “pet projects” for his district from Congressman Tom McClintock (Journal, Feb. ...

God hears our prayers

I read Joe Terruso’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, Feb. 28), and trust that he is feeling better, but the phrase that caught my attention was, “God help us!” That is ...

Join fight for workers’ rights

Why does Wisconsin matter? Are there workers in California? As the budget battles rage on in Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana, pitting American workers against the Republican establi ...

Sign clashes with Auburn

Auburn’s image is one of a nice, quiet town with a Gold Rush heritage. While $60,000 for an LED sign may seem like a small amount, it’s a potentially huge risk to the million ...

Quit bashing only senior drivers

I take exception to what I consider senior driver bashing. The fact that I have not seen anyone allude to is those who are considered poor senior drivers were poor younger drivers ...

Bowls needed for fundraiser

Placer Food Bank is seeking donations of handcrafted ceramic bowls for its Empty Bowls fundraiser, set for May 2 to 4 at the Rocklin Event Center, 4750 Grove St., in Rocklin. About ...

New billboard is ill-advised

I urge elected officials in this town to reconsider the idea of erecting an electronic billboard facing the freeway in Auburn. This is not about being anti-progress. It is difficu ...