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Reader input: Let’s do more for the poor

The city of Sacramento can build sports stadiums, but can’t provide shelter for the homeless. Those with drug or mental problems should be placed in facilities (which need to ...

Reader input: The homeless need our help

Auburn is doing the right thing by helping its homeless population. Not like the city of Manteca, which is being sued for not helping. The suit involves four homeless who were told ...

Reader input: Homeless: We can all help

As mentioned before, the homeless problem will continue until the system changes. With the lack of services, how can a person obtain a good-paying job and afford housing when they ...

Reader input: Budget more for social services

Homelessness will continue in this society until we reassess our priorities. Our spending is directed toward bureaucracy, not social services. When we spend so much on pensions ...

It’s a societal problem, not a police one

Law enforcement needs to ease-up on homeless camping. Every time they arrest someone for squatting, it costs the taxpayers money to house them in jail. Here are some simple sugges ...

Reader Input: Churchgoers give greatly

Shame on you, Allen Cassidy (“Avoid being a hypocrite,” Reader Input, July 22). Even though your mind is telling you that you are not judging, it is still a judgment ca ...

Reader Input: Whip out that wallet or keep quiet

I see that one of our two local socialists is at it again (Ron Lowe and Allen Cassidy) — I am referring to the recent letter from Allen Cassidy, chastising others for not inv ...

Reader Input: Hope writer did more than gripe

In response to Allen Cassidy’s letter, “Avoid being a hypocrite,” (Reader Input, July 22): I do hope that as you sat at your café Sunday, watching the scen ...

Reader Input: Avoid being a hypocrite

Every Sunday I watch from the café in Downtown Auburn people walking to the nearby church. In the nearby park there are also homeless people sleeping on the bench or standin ...

Reader Input: US must stay out of Iraq

The U.S. needs to stay out of Iraq. No more troops and no more money! Let them fight it out amongst themselves. Unless America is attacked, it needs to stay out. We need to stop ...

Reader Input: Time for society to open its eyes

What is it going to take for this society to open its eyes? America needs to look at itself. Instead of looking at a computer screen, it needs to look in the mirror. We need to kno ...

Reader Input: Nation marked by indifference

It’s no wonder America is so confused. We riot over a basketball game but refuse to devote our energies toward social and economic justice. Our indifference toward the helple ...

Reader Input: We don’t need train to nowhere

California wants to spend $68 billion on a light-rail transport it doesn’t need. What about using this money to repair our decaying infrastructure which is a safety hazard? ...

Reader Input: We deprive the poor to pay for a few

How absurd it is to consider a raise for county supervisors (“Are voters ready to give Placer County supes raises?,” Journal, Feb. 5). This idea defies logic! Why even ...

Reader Input: US should mind its business

Is the U.S. trying to provoke another war? Recently, B-52’s flew into a disputed area in the East China Sea. The dispute is over islands claimed by China and Japan. Even thou ...