CHERIE HOLM

No on Measure E cripples communities

June 5 has come and gone with great disappointment on my behalf. I am greatly disappointed in those who live in the Placer Hills Fire District area. Measure E (besides the re-elect ...

Blame game getting really, really old

I am getting tired of reading letters, blogs, comments (on the) subject of blame. Life has taught me that as long as I am into the blame game I cannot find a solution. Personal exp ...

Conserve our precious water

Since the Bear River canal was fixed there have been no articles about the continued effort to conserve water. People are back to hosing down parking lots in Auburn. Folks are stil ...

Heed message of them there bones

For year’s archeologists have studied the remains of humans, mammals, birds and fish. The basis for deciphering how they lived, what they ate, etc. came from them there bones. T ...

How well do water-wise rules work?

Re: Placer County Water Agency, water-wise program I have handed out PCWA’s pamphlet, Water-Wise House Call Program, to many folks in the Auburn area. How is that program workin ...

Loans do get modified

In April 2009 I wrote my first (of many) letter(s) to my mortgage company, American Home Mortgage. What prompted this was that it had been confirmed that my employer at that time f ...

USA a hostage of China

Recently I wrote a letter to the editor regarding Wal-Mart opening in Auburn (Reader Input, April 11). I would like to follow up on that letter in response to the comments that wer ...

Wal-Mart the No. 1 front man

I have been against a Wal-Mart opening in Auburn since it first came to light. The one thing Wal-Mart has going for it is its marketing campaign. Wal-Mart definitely knows how to s ...

Keep those big rig wheels rolling

Seeing the big rig parking lots along Interstate 80 and on surrounding exit ramps brought to mind a subject that I have wanted to write about since I lived in Truckee. First off, ...

Japanese offer precious lessons

Peace be upon you all. This letter is to all our Japanese friends who reside in Auburn and the surrounding communities. I want to first thank you for the great contributions that ...