Clariss Smith

Reader Input: Can we stand 4 more years?

I opened today’s paper and glanced through the pages only to find pages blank. Page A3 said only, “Tired of missing conversations?” I quickly called editor Ms. ...

Touched by an angel in Auburn

I met an angel. Yes, he was flesh and blood, had brown hair and medium height, but he was an angel. My husband, Dale, and I had been to see a friend and we stopped on the way hom ...

Reader Input: Not all know religious freedom

The Tibetan name for their land, Bod, means “Tibet” or “Tibetan Plateau,” although it originally meant the central region around Lhasa, now known in Tibetan ...

Reader input: Spending priority raises concern

Re: Placer County Board of Supervisors poised to consider animal shelter,” (Journal, Aug.26). I live within a few blocks of the shelter. I have visited the present shelter-ho ...

Reader Input: Paying to park in Old Town?

We hear a lot about “save our senior center,” “save our frogs,” “save our supervisors,” but I feel we need to save our Old Town. We went to Aw ...

Reader Input: Allow yourself to love Kings

I fell in love with the Sacramento Kings all over again Tuesday night. After several years of lack of love, the love affair started again. We beat the great No. 1  team, the ...

Reader Input: Auburn block has got it right

We may not live in the classiest neighborhood, or own the most cars in our town, but I betcha we have more lights and the greatest “creche” and there are only five hous ...

Reader Input: Refreshing to see good works

On July 26, you published the cutest, nicest picture of the three boys — Ethan, Christian, and Kyle, solemnly studying the books, serious looks on their faces (“New Pla ...

Reader Input: Will heed this voting tip

Thank you for the fine, informative article by Gus Thomson (“Placer elections chief seeks absentee ballots ASAP,” Journal, Nov. 2), a timely interview with Placer Count ...

Auburn witch is in reader’s prayers

I read about a flight attendant, Joyce Olver, who was supposed to be on the American Airlines flight that was hijacked on 9/11. The day before, Joyce learned she had a broken bone ...