US veterans give their all

I read with interest Mr. Don Hulse’s letter of Nov. 21, “Casualties of war not mere statistics.” I couldn’t agree more. Many combat veterans become casualties years later w ...

God belongs in Thanksgiving, nation

In reply to those who have shared their doubts that America was born of God and established by Christian principles by God: Benjamin Franklin is best known for his inventions. But ...

GOP literate, knows history

It is my privilege to correct Charles Wallen (Reader Input, Nov. 18, “GOP has turned anti-intellectual.”) “W” was an avid reader, contrary to what Wallen says. He and Condi ...

Feral felines hardly jolly

Re: Journal article by Gus Thomson “Placer’s cats vs. birds question has no easy answers,” Monday Nov. 21: Hope for a plague to justify release of cats back to the street ...

No time for silent sit-by

Well, the U.S. Budget “Supercommittee” has failed (Journal, Nov. 22). The cowards in Washington have, once again, shown their true colors. Harsh cuts are now scheduled to take ...

Observations of Occupiers

I want to thank Dave Hungerford (Reader Input, Nov. 22) for his response to my letter. My concern was with (Occupy Auburn) parking as I had a difficult time finding a parking place ...

Sierra Market a valued part of Colfax

Christina Bethea’s critique of Colfax shopping (Reader Input, Nov. 21), is a bit lacking in “Basic Economics 101.” As a 31-year shopper at Colfax’s Sierra Market, I know ...

To pepper spray or not? Questions follow Occupy UC Davis viral video

Questions are being asked in Auburn and around the country about the use of pepper spray in the wake of a viral video showing Occupy UC Davis protesters being doused by campus poli ...

How someone thanked veteran

On Veterans Day we came up to Auburn from Rocklin to attend the Veterans Day parade. Auburn should be proud of the wonderful parade and the fine turnout! After the parade my husban ...

Action counts, not intention

The tragedy of today is that a “Supercommittee” has chosen to be accountable for averting the coming financial calamity. They do not understand the responsibility and the unint ...