Betty Jensen

Reader Input: House homeless at local barracks

I feel awful when I see people who are homeless, but what can I do? Jan Haldeman suggested that we make a request to the people who can do something about it (“Barracks could ...

Reader Input: Moore short on campaign funds

Re: John Bowman’s column “Maybe majority shouldn’t remain quite so silent,” (Another View, Sept. 21), a vote for Art Moore for Congress is a vote against &l ...

Reader Input: Could Auburn glean benefits?

When big developments like Costco come into a community and displace small businesses such as in DeWitt Center, North Auburn, and increase public transit needs for their new employ ...

Reader Input: Rep. McClintock: Negotiate for us

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock’s mailer today says he’ll be “fighting for us in Congress.” I prefer a leader who’ll be negotiating for us in Congress.   ...

Reader Input: Poinsettias back on the buy list

Yesterday, the Master Gardner’s column about keeping poinsettias healthy indoors is the best I’ve ever read (“Ask the Master Gardener: Ailing poinsettias? Proper ...

Reader Input: Smokers’ litter is disgusting

The School Park Preserve near the bridge is literally carpeted with cigarette butts, unless city employee Andy cleans them up (“Smoke-free Auburn parks attempt suffers setbac ...

Report on the cost-effective programs

Regarding “Excessive spending a growing challenge locally and statewide” (Our View, Aug. 15), I am also interested in your reporting on government programs or parts of programs ...

‘Urinetown’ a real stunner

“Urinetown” (really uncomfortable emphasis, discomfort fades after the first few scenes) is the best of years of plays at Placer High School. All the actors are so good, you ...

Tree clinic proved helpful

Thank you so much for publishing the notice about the free tree clinic led by the certified arborist, Vicky Bartish, recently. I came home from it and immediately started putting ...

Enjoys hearing from leadership

Thank you so much for publishing the report from the Auburn Recreation District director (Journal, July 21). I would like to see these and the mayor’s reports regularly in the ...