Auburn

Use energy to craft health plan

The debate over heath care has become more and more heated, and as a result opponents of health care reform have begun to resort to fear tactics and outright lies. There are many v ...

Accept gift of Shockley land

No one needs to apologize for a brilliant man who greatly helped this country and society. To question his beliefs regarding eugenics is political, non-productive and arrogant. Au ...

Misinformation shrouds hunt

Times have not changed, just gotten more media-driven. Everyone not only has an opinion, but they want to spend our tax dollars on public hearings and surveys to push their opinio ...

Deer driven by hormones

I just had to reply to Joe Miele’s letter of Sept. 21, because it was so off the mark. He stated that 50 percent of deer-auto collisions occurred in October, November and Decembe ...

Why hesitate in pitbull put-down?

I certainly agree with Daniel Chauvin regarding the dog attack in Auburn (Reader Input, Sept. 25). It brings to mind an incident many years ago on our small farm in Pennsylvania. ...

Youth art might fund Peer Court

I recently worked in Nevada County Superior Court in my job as a court reporter. While our Historic Courthouse in Auburn is definitely a work of art in itself, the courthouse in Ne ...

Cat House deserves saving

Two years ago I adopted a wonderful companion from the Cat House. It was my first experience in the facility, and a delightful one. Each cat had a clean room shared with a select f ...

Targeted teacher amazes

Re: Scott Juceam’s claim against Placer County Office of Education that his son was shaken by a teacher (Journal, Sept. 25). I work for PCOE and had the pleasure of working unde ...

Give 4 dogs no second chance

Despite the protestations of pitbull owners, they are the most dangerous breed around.  According to dogsbite.org, pitbulls are responsible for 59 percent of all fatal dog attacks ...

Don’t blame the breed in dog attack

My wife and I live in Auburn and have had a rescue pitbull mix for six years. He is a non-dominant, goofy and very loving animal who adds immensely to our household, which includes ...

Why was dog attack allowed?

Must agree with Daniel Chauvin of Colfax regarding dog attack in Auburn (Reader Input, Sept. 25). Having one dog for a pet is fine. Four is a pack and one will be Alpha Dog (leade ...

Shamed by inaction

During one of the most desperate times in our national struggle for independence, the patriot Thomas Paine rallied our nation with his immortal plea which began with “These are t ...

One gear, lots of titles

Linda Eckhart couldn’t shift gears even if she wanted to. The 41-year-old Auburn resident rode to first place in the women’s single speed category of the Tahoe-Sierra 100 moun ...

Let Afghans do it themselves

The public seems to be turning against Obama’s war against the Taliban in Afghanistan. The military appears to be wanting more troops hoping for a surge type of success as in Ira ...

Government must deliver

The United States Postal Service delivered a postcard from a physician to one of his patients to me. The name of the patient is wrong. The street number is wrong. The street is wr ...