Support Obama for second term

In spite of Dale Smith’s letter in the Jan. 27 Auburn Journal, Ginny and I continue to believe that our President Obama is a great and compassionate man. We continue in our inten ...

Rich deserves District 5 votes

I have known Rich Johnson and his family since 1981. We were neighbors in Petaluma and car-pooled into San Francisco. Rich had transferred to the San Francisco Regional Office, a ...

No surprise in Rush rudeness

It is interesting how surprised people are about Rush Limbaugh’s coarseness in discussing Sarah Fluke recently. As far back as the early Clinton era when the Clintons got a cat f ...

Inaction has consequences

Recently I invited a young couple to a meeting of the local tea party. They must have been expecting a room full of wild-eyed seditious hell-raisers. “My God,” the young lady c ...

‘In God We Trust’ sign doesn’t belong

Our local citizens and officials who are so eager to post “In God We Trust” in government buildings (Journal, Feb. 28) seem to be unaware that this slogan is not true for about ...

Our View: Honor hit-and-run victim by moving over

If last week’s tragic death of tow-truck driver David Robinson Jr. has taught us anything, it’s to be more aware of what’s happening when we’re behind the w ...

Owner of horses seized in Lincoln seeks return of stallion

A man who had seven horses seized from his Lincoln home due to their apparent neglect hopes to regain possession of his stallion. However, a Humane Society of the Sierra ...

Abilities of businesses vary

There seems to be some accommodation for small businesses: Under Titles to ADA: “Title III also has application to existing facilities.” One of the definitions of “discrimina ...

Call it money well spent

Marcia Winborne-Graven (Reader Input, March 25) is opposed to sensibly providing condoms at public expense. She illogically concludes it adds to the cost of taxes and health care p ...

No thanks from one who pays

I would like to respond to the “thank you” that the chairman of the board of Newcastle Fire Protection District, Bob Stearns, wrote in the Auburn Journal (Reader Input, March 1 ...