Shall we stand united or at odds?

I want to first state that I am not a member of any political party, a member of any organized religion, but a member of “We the People.” I am an American first and foremost. ...

Auburn group's Wal-Mart appeal remains in legal limbo

A neighborhood group opposing a Wal-Mart on one of the last large undeveloped properties along Highway 49 is continuing with its appeal process challenging a judge’s decision. T ...

McClintock no friend of seniors

Congressperson Tom McClintock voted against the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HR4872). The bill, which was sponsored by Rep. John Spratt, woul ...

Give the blind, deaf their due

Wow! A lawyer in a wheelchair suing businesses to comply with ADA rules (Journal, June 26)! I would imagine some ancient buildings would be difficult to change so those businesses ...

Inequity gets driver’s goat

Mr. Chris Carmichael: In response to your claim that bicyclists have an equal right to the road (Reader Input, June 28): Last October I sent a check to the DMV in the amount of $75 ...

Newcastle firefighters deserve support

This letter is in response to the article about Newcastle, “Residents questioning management of fire district,” (Journal, June 26). I have happily been a resident of Newcastle ...

The politicians work for us

Why are we, as American citizens that vote, letting the federal government shove items down our throats — for example, Obamacare. Do we not have enough people out there with enou ...

Let’s start with clean slate

Incredibly, I find myself having to agree with Ron Lowe (Reader Input, June 22)! He said we have to cut spending. I agree. However, there should be no increased taxes or cuts to th ...

Another View: English: A new word added every 98 minutes

George Orwell’s novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” describes a nightmarish world in which words are systematically removed from dictionaries: Newspeak was designed not to extend bu ...