War with Iran not acceptable

War with Iran is not inevitable, imminent, or acceptable should Israel choose to start it. The most senior defense officials in the U.S. and Israel have publicly stated their commo ...

New Deal for outhouses

The recent letter regarding outhouses (“Outhouses the way to go,” Reader Input, March 11), brought back memories. I grew up on a farm in eastern Colorado with the usual path t ...

Property tax goes chiefly to education

Re: “Education now feeding off the people” (Allen Cassidy, Reader Input, March 12): The last breakdown in the property tax bill indicated that 61.86 percent of the property tax ...

Hillgals roll to title in Jackson

The Placer High softball team reeled off four wins last weekend on its way to the championship at the Jackson Lions Club Dandelion Days Classic and improving to 10-2 on the season. ...

USA turning into Nazi Germany

Well, the last letter I wrote I said, “get rid of the jackass in Washington.” I hope it comes true in November. If it doesn’t, I guarantee you our country will be just like G ...

Women’s issues deserve thought

I am a Catholic. I love my religion. I also appreciate living in America where we have freedom of speech and the press. As a woman, I appreciate the advances in women’s health is ...

Think low cost for wastewater

Re: Regional sewer: This project is being driven by politics, special interests and the fear of regulations. The needs of Lincoln cannot be a contributing factor in the decision-ma ...

CEO salary sure adds up

Great lakes and land of Goshen! Simple math shows that the $360,000 estimated (total compensation) paid to the retiring county executive says he was getting $160 an hour. This time ...

Simply scuttle the county CEO post

I received a promotion flyer for Measure D last week checking for support to make up a $570,000 operations shortfall with the Placer County Fire Department. I think almost half of ...

Our View: McCann Award recognizes the best of Auburn

It’s a privilege to live in a community where you can recognize those who work tirelessly to make it a better place. And that’s just what the Vernon Gould McCann Award ...