Enemies loving US divisiveness

Our foreign enemies are loving it! They’re watching America divide and weaken over a “no-brainer” such as health care for all Americans. They’re all too willing to watch ...

Poor choice of fire name

On this, the 21st anniversary of being survivors of the original 49er Fire in 1988 who lost everything that we owned , feel hurt, forgotten and mad that the recent fire in Auburn s ...

Heroes kept fire from worsening

First, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to all of the victims of the 49 Fire on Aug. 30. I also have family that lost their home and belongings. I couldn’t even ...

Americans are way too gullible

I watched President Obama’s speech to our schoolchildren and I cannot understand what all the furor was about. There was absolutely nothing in the speech that could even remotel ...

Activists take over school curriculum

Dear Auburn School Board: I disagree with the president’s political views, so please don’t let any children in the district see his inspirational, apolitical, national address ...

Multiple projects abuzz in Auburn

There has been some confusion about the role of city commissions and committees over the past few weeks. I want to set the record straight. The city has a number of advisory bodie ...

Microchipping pets is vital

I read the article about the cat that is burned and his owners haven’t gotten him yet (Journal, Sept. 3). I volunteer at The Cat House on D Avenue. We do microchipping for any ...

Post-fire, allow pets in rentals

All landlords/landladies — now is the time to relax your stand on not allowing pets following the devastating fire in Auburn. These displaced families that managed to save their ...

Health care forum brings out selfish whiners

After attending the Tom McClintock health care town hall forum (Journal, Aug. 27), I came away feeling dismayed at the overall self-centered and selfish tone expressed that evening ...

Update health care reasonably

It was good to see a voice of reason in the opinion by T. Bacharach of Colfax (Reader Input, Aug. 27). The worst thing that could happen to the people of this country is to have go ...

Go back to your cement city

What is going on? People are out to destroy everything of beauty. I wish they would all go back to cement city. Take away the cell phones from these young women while they are dr ...

Square should laud endurance

Why not dedicate Central Square to endurance events, athletes and sports advocates? To me, it is the perfect spot. At present, no other single element of Auburn is evident there, s ...

Hunters are stewards of the outdoors

Kids have been hunting since the beginning of life on this planet. It’s a way of helping to feed our families. Hunters supply the most money and volunteer the most time to conser ...

Fire victims: Feel free to contact this supervisor

The fire in Auburn on Sunday, Aug. 30 is an event of almost incomprehensible magnitude. I am deeply concerned with the personal, mental and physical conditions of those affected, a ...

Fire prevention stalled in limbo

Spreading fire retardant on the notebook while realizing that wildlands blazes pay absolutely no attention at all to governmental boundaries ... For example, if a fire is burning ...