Californians vote wrongly

Re: “California, sadly, not business-friendly,” by Grant Shaw (Reader Input, Jan. 5). Mr. Shaw’s pertinent letter begs the question: Why do we Californians choose lawmakers w ...

Personalize that help people plea

Once again, Allen Cassidy has advocated that we spend other people’s money and time on what he deems a prime consideration (“Use funds to focus on people,” Reader Input, Jan. ...

No, thank you, to any tax increases

“Brown warns of school cuts if taxes rejected,” (Journal, Jan. 6). I thought that “recent polls show that a majority of Californians support tax increases” — at least th ...

Blessed are the scarf makers

A big thank you to all the ladies who made hats and scarves and helped for the Auburn Christmas Basket giveaway on Saturday, Dec. 17. Oh, it was great day. Thanks to Del Oro High ...

Run rail tracks down Interstate

I have mixed feelings on the high-speed rail system. I wonder why the tracks can’t be run down the middle of Interstate 5. Wouldn’t this either slow down or eliminate the emine ...

Power’s gone to leader’s head

The president takes an oath that states, “I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend ...

Obama is not deficit-neutral, period!

(This is a) response to Patricia Grenfell (Reader Input, Dec. 28) regarding my Dec. 22 letter on “extension of payroll tax cuts.” I don’t normally respond to those with diffe ...

Auburn sweet on candy sales

I would like to take this time to thank the Auburn community for its generosity and support of the Auburn Kiwanis See’s Candies sales. As always, this confirms the giving spirit ...

Use funds to focus on people

We need to get over our redevelopment plans. There are more pressing needs. We have enough cement fixtures. Let’s focus on the people. Why don’t we turn one of these vacant bui ...

Middle class has been let down

It is truly laughable that Mr. Cornelius Ough could even suggest that the information of the danger of high-risk loans was not made available to the banks (Reader Input, Dec. 23). ...