Select any pet with great care

In response to Susanna Hadley’s letter (Reader Input, Feb. 22), I’d like to first congratulate her on recognizing that there are “dog breeders” and then there are people wh ...

Auburn canyon no wilderness

As a water resources engineer and former Auburn resident married to a third-generation Auburn native, I had to chuckle at the sub-header on the article regarding the funding pact f ...

Greed reigns supreme over oil prices

It looks like gasoline will soon be $5 a gallon. If we’re lucky, they will nudge it back to $4.85 or so. This will give us that little feeling of relief and acceptance that they ...

Some dog breeders just don’t care

Dog breeders shouldn’t breed dogs with bad blood lines. My dog Lulu has hip dysplasia and two of the vertebrae on her spine are not fused properly. This makes her feel pain when ...

Common sense saves lives

Re: railroad crossings; it is not the fault of the railroads that people lack common sense. Railroads should not have to bear the extra expense of changing the crossing signals whi ...

Transit helps senior go places

Getting to the Sacramento Airport may seem easy for those who have family that can give them a ride, but what about the senior citizen who has no one to take them? Since retirement ...

Seattle sets smart priorities

Seattle citizens are thinking with clarity. They’ve formed a group, “Citizens for More Important Things.” They’re against any public funding for a new sports arena. You mig ...

California hardly friendly to business

California is not business-friendly because we are now a “FUTA credit reduction state.” Gary Vogt asked for specific examples (Reader Input, Jan. 19). There are many. Here come ...

Our View: Sign up for citizens’ academy and know your local law enforcement

You see them all around. On the street, in your rearview mirror at the stop light, patrolling your neighborhood — they keep you and your loved ones safe. But other than that, ...