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Another View: How about if we deemed every Tuesday a cellphone-free day?

I finally caved in and made the big move: I accepted a smartphone into my life — and now I’m wondering, “What must I have been thinking?” I’ve been ...

Reader Input: Letter regurgitates climate falsehoods

In the letter, “The Earth goes through cycles,” (Reader Input, June 19), the author uses the same tired, inaccurate, incorrect arguments to claim the climate change we ...

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 ...

Reader Input: When fishing, put your hooks away

With the recent opening of trout season, it makes us think of how important cleanliness is in our lakes and streams. I know of three cases that young dogs have gotten fish hooks ...

Reader Input: Can we stand 4 more years?

I opened today’s paper and glanced through the pages only to find pages blank. Page A3 said only, “Tired of missing conversations?” I quickly called editor Ms. ...

Reader Input: Hugs make a better world

We were celebrating my 92nd birthday at Max’s Restaurant and another group was also celebrating a birthday. A man from that group emerged and was talking to my friend, Tom. ...