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Reader Input: Unjust that pet Scrappy taken

After reading the story in the Sunday Journal about Mr. Donnas “Martin” Hoskins, the gentleman and his dog, Scrappy, I felt very sad for him and his beloved friend, Scr ...

Reader Input: Moore is change district needs

I urge those in District 4 to consider voting for Art Moore. Moore is a valedictorian of Placer High, and served 14 years in the armed services, attaining the rank of major. He s ...

Another View: I just wanted to be alone, lock the door, turn out the light

It’s been a long time since June 6, the day our son Jeffrey died. But the time just slipped away from us; we’d spent most of it in a mental fog of protection, I guess. ...

Reader Input: Supervisors basically get a stipend

The word that best describes my feelings about the upcoming local elections: “rumination” (i.e. contemplation, which may become persistent and recurrent worrying or bro ...

Reader Input: Mike Holmes deserves our support

Mike (Holmes) deserves reelection. He is an Auburn native, a graduate of Placer High and Sierra College and San Francisco State University. He is totally devoted as much as any pol ...

Reader Input: Auburn needs to ‘pickle on’

The Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors will soon be voting on whether or not and how much to expand pickleball opportunities in Auburn. I play pickleball at least five ...

Reader Input: Supervisors’ job hardly part-time

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County (Board of) Supervisor’s position is part-time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a supervisor could put into t ...

Reader Input: Spokely cares and is involved

Please consider this a letter in strong support of Matt Spokely for Auburn City Council. I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Matt on the Auburn Planning Commission and ...

Reader Input: What we feed our children matters

Wow, last evening I watched the “Fed Up” movie at the State Theatre. What an eye-opener it was for me. One point that is high on my list is that this is the first gen ...

Community rallies in wake of fire

The fast-moving Applegate Fire, which burned 459 acres and destroyed six homes, was not enough to extinguish the spirit of a tight-knit community. In the wake of the destructive b ...