Concerned for US oil security

In a recent “town hall” meeting, Tom McClintock said the liberal left doesn’t want people using cars (Journal, Oct. 24). They want people to walk, bike, live close to where t ...

Young people: Be sure to vote

Most of my life I wanted to believe that our president, along with congress, should protect our borders, and lead us out of natural disasters, man-created disasters and wars. But, ...

District smart to apply brakes

On Wednesday night (Oct. 26) I attended a crowded Auburn Union School District Board meeting and heard the concerns voiced by the special education staff and parents about a new sp ...

Remember father’s wisdom

The relationship between government and the private sector that supports it, to be brutally frank, is that of parasite and host. The parasite is taking too much and the host is fai ...

Loomis couple wishes bears well

Regarding the recent Loomis bear issue, I feel compelled to set the record straight and provide clarification regarding our frequently cited encounter with the family of black bear ...

Occupy OPEC starts here

When it comes to occupying Wall Street, Oakland, Sacramento and vomiting and crapping on the grass which is nowhere peaceful, they could make themselves more useful by occupying OP ...

Be watchful for hidden charges

There have been so many letters vilifying Dale Smith regarding the letter he had written concerning a tax on bank transactions (Reader Input, Oct. 26). He may have taken something ...

Vote out that poser Obama

Re: “Obama gets things done,” (Reader Input, Oct. 31). As usual, Ron Lowe is way off base with his assessment of Obama’s effectiveness as a leader. For starters, Guantanamo i ...

Parents: Take a pat on the back

We want to congratulate all of the well-mannered and darling children who visited us on Halloween. Parents, you are doing a No. 1 job! Jean and Curt Thomas, Auburn

Treat our planet with respect, courtesy

The article, “From skeptic to believer” (Journal, Nov. 1), addressed a recent unvetted study of global warming. The study concluded that the surface temperature of the Earth ha ...
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