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Reader Input: Sorry for your loss, Auburn

You may not realize it but this election was a sad day for Auburn parents, children, teachers and homeowners. The unfortunate random placement of Lashaun Byer in the doomed last po ...

Another View: An overabundance of democracy?

A recent editorial I read asked the question as to whether we have too much democracy in this state. It noted there were some 2,300 special districts in California, plus 58 count ...

Reader Input: Why let others determine supes’ pay?

Measure B, the 139 percent pay increase for Placer County Supervisors appearing on the Nov. 4 ballot, provides for automatic yearly pay increases without any increase in work. Th ...

Placer County supes salary increase bid to be on Nov. 4 ballot

Placer County voters will decide Nov. 4 whether to raise Board of Supervisor compensation. The five supervisors – Jennifer Montgomery, Jack Duran, Robert Weygandt, Kirk Uhle ...

Reader Input: No excuse not to vote

Thank you Rosalie Wohlfromm for your letter to the editor (“Vital to vote in June primary,” Reader Input, May 7). To support Ms. Wohlfromm’s letter, here’ ...

Thanks to all who supported Measure A

In this wonderful free country, we have the choice to either sit on the couch and whine or stand tall and try to improve things. I want to thank the members of the Auburn City Cou ...

Call to Readers

Do you believe the current fire taxes on the ballot are necessary? Why or why not? Your letters on this subject are wanted! They must include your first and last name, city you li ...

Measure B written poorly

I would vote “yes” for a new fire station in Newcastle. I would vote “yes” for a fair living wage for the firefighters. I would not vote “yes” for Measure B! My main co ...

Auburn needs a city charter

In response to “Charter makes it way to election ballot,” Journal, Sept. 13, I find it interesting that the story decided to give voice to one person who opposes the charter bu ...

Vote your conscience on charter issue

The time to end the plague of unfunded mandates and demands is now. We choose to live here and care about the quality of life and the other aspects of Auburn life and want to prese ...