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Reader Input: Big fires harbor big mysteries

I am glad to see that Cal Fire has stopped issuing burn permits. Too bad they didn’t have the foresight not to issue one to themselves before their controlled burn got out-of ...

Reader Input: We are neither black nor white

What a sadness so many of us felt this past week with the massacre that occurred in Charleston, but what a tremendous, overwhelming picture of love displayed by the families of tho ...

Reader Input: California needs the end-of-life law

Recently, the California State Senate passed the end-of-life options bill. It is almost exactly the same as the Oregon law that has been present for 18 years without problems. This ...

Reader Input: Money talks, gov answers

It all makes sense now. No wonder the mayor of Auburn was going to sue the County of Placer if they were to put in a Costco there! This “there was no environmental study done ...

Reader Input: Reader passes on evidence

I wish to respond to Ron Paskey’s letter re: climate change (“The Earth goes through cycles,” Reader Input, June 19): In 2001, the provocative statement was made ...

Reader Input: We accomplished the impossible at a price

We can split an invisible atom, map and sequence the human genome containing 3 billion chemical base pairs, and 66 years after Orville Wright flew a powered glider over the sand at ...

Reader Input: Government at its best

On Wednesday afternoon I attended a meeting of the Placer County Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) in the Auburn Justice Center, capably conducted by Marshall Hopper, directo ...

Smart & Final plans to hire 50 for new Auburn store

With a new Smart & Final store under construction in North Auburn, questions on jobs and what exactly the store will be like were posed to corporate management. Here are some ...

Reader Input: Invite the homeless into your world

“Placer County to homeless: Get off our lawn?,” (Journal, June 16) was telling. Sort of like a “not in my backyard” theory. Let me update on recent experi ...

'Just a minute' deadly words for car-bound

By now it should go without saying – don’t leave any living thing in a hot car. But as the mercury begins to rise, animals and humans alike will – as they do ever ...