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 ...

Middle class needs defense

Last week, a courageous group left the Occupy Wall Street camp in New York City and started marching to Washington, D.C. Their goal was to bring the outrage and energy of the 99 pe ...

Sign-carrier or sincere?

To the young man pictured among the demonstrators (Journal, Nov. 18) who seemed to be so proud of his sign, “Capitalism Sucks:” Would he accept a one-way ticket to a country t ...

Citizens support small business

In response to Mike Monahan’s letter (Reader Input, Sunday, Nov. 20) about the (Occupy) Auburn rally on Thursday: As a member of the steering committee for Placer County Citizens ...

Letter writer’s rally observation skewed

A letter in the Sunday (Nov. 20) Journal by Mike Monahan claimed that protestors at Thursday’s Occupy Auburn rally were “a screaming mob of young ragtag people with a smatterin ...

Placer’s cats vs. birds question has no easy answers

Feral cats vs. wild birds. It’s a daily drama unfolding in and around Auburn but one that’s also being fought in the human world. On one side are cat rescue groups like AAARF ...

Obama gives office his all

Ginny and I believe that it was a great thing when we elected (Barack) Obama to be our president, and we still hold onto that belief in spite of all the negative things that have b ...

There’s always plenty of stupid

Re: Letter from Noah Foster-Graham, student, Auburn, (“Pot brownies don’t belong,”?Reader Input, Nov. 4): Your question, Noah, “Why would anyone do this?” There will alwa ...

Band together to help Colfax

Last year I returned to Colfax after 15 years. I immediately noticed a huge increase in the low-income population here (even above the norm in the U.S.). Small businesses are movin ...

Casualties of war not mere statistics

In reference to the Auburn Journal’s Reader Input, (“Twist of fate reunites men 66 years on,” Nov. 11), wherein it was reported three men sitting at the same Navy League meet ...
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