Curiosity mission well worth the cost

As a citizen interested in the world and universe in which I live, I must take on Sally Dawley’s comical comments (“Will Martians continue their lifestyle?,” Read ...

Community Portrait: Shaw loves animals, but cats are her passion

In front of Animal Spay & Neuter (ASN) in North Auburn sits a car with the personalized license plate reading MEOWS 4, and within minutes it is easy to guess whose car claims t ...

Disability claims boost fire cost

I just read in the Auburn Journal it cost the taxpayers $11 million to stop the (Robbers) fire (“Cal Fire’s Robbers Fire bill rises to $11.9 million,” Journal, Ju ...

Good job, Obama zombies

First off, I would like to thank John D. Seither, Dee Nann and John T. Nightingale for their very thoughtful letters to the editor. I really enjoy reading letters that are posted w ...

Letter writer a ‘Green Left’ captive

Howard Williams still seems a captive of the Green Left’s talking points on HR 1837 as evidenced by his letter of Aug. 8 (“Stay aware of HR 1837,” Reader Input). ...

Elevation Church rocks

Yahoo for Elevation Church (“Elevation Church stands strong near Maidu Market,” Journal, Aug. 7). Thank you for cleaning up the Maidu Market area. And for not asking an ...

Community mourns loss of Tyler Nickerson, 12

The Colfax community was united in mourning this week following the tragic death Sunday of Tyler Nickerson, 12. Tyler, the son of longtime area residents Eldwin and Melissa Nickers ...

A night out for safety

Tuesday Auburn area families participated in National Night Out, an event that connects residents with law enforcement. Tuesday evening, events were held at both Recreation Park an ...

State Theater a great project

We living in the Auburn foothills area are fortunate for many reasons, as has been put forth by contributors to Reader Input, not the least of which is the Historic State Theater. ...

Build cultural awareness

Our lack of knowledge can lead to tragedy. For example: let’s look at the Sikh. Sikhs are from the state of Punjab, which is in the country of India. This is in South Asia, not t ...

Stay aware of HR 1837

The print was hardly dry on my letter about Tom McClintock’s water giveaway and the insult to salmon restoration in HR 1837 when one of his minions came to his defense (see Jon H ...

Shut up and pay the fee

In reference to the letter “Parking fee may backfire,” (Reader Input, July 18), I find it amazing that raising the fee (aka tax) on parking is met with resistance by those that ...

Will Martians continue their lifestyle?

Wow! The United States has landed on the planet Mars! What an accomplishment! I wonder if the Martians are surprised … or excited that we are on their planet now. Hopefully the U ...

Another View: The parks department that cried wolf

As a small business owner, when I make a mistake I do not expect my customers to pay the difference. Yet when the state makes a mistake, it expects us to pay the difference. In lig ...

Woman pays for all customers’ meals at Newcastle Denny’s

Who doesn’t love getting free food? On Monday, customers at the Denny’s Restaurant located off Newcastle Road were enjoying their meals when they were notified that an anonymou ...