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Reader Input: Enlightened turn backs on homeless

Your article “Airport Business Park irked by crime rise” (Journal, March 26) placed conspicuously below a photo of a homeless encampment seems to have fingered the perp ...

Reader Input: Post-accident, people helped

I had a vehicle accident on Route 49 in the canyon on Saturday, March 1. I sincerely thank all the folks who assisted in traffic control (Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Orsolini a ...

Reader Input: We’d do well to build the dam

Ah, the rain is coming; we hope a lot. But maybe not. (Congressman Tom) McClintock has been pushing the Auburn dam for years but gets shot down; earthquake, environmentalists, co ...

Another View: Obama’s orders go beyond mere numbers

Those of you who’ve read my first columns know that I have been equally critical of extreme policy and ridiculous talking points from both sides. Although I have been willing ...

Reader Input: Skunks can take sting out of country living

I was a bit surprised by the article on the trapper of skunks (“Auburn ‘skunk man’ finds sweet smell of success with handmade trap,” Journal, Feb. 4) and su ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: How much rain did Auburn get?; Apartment complex to break ground in Auburn?; and carrying the colors around town

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As we dry out a little bit today the question is, “How big was the storm?” Reporter Gus Thomson hopes to answer that question by reporting ...

Another View: Legal immigration: A right or a privilege?

I am a Mexican immigrant. My parents brought us to this wonderful country in 1960. They spent the previous five years processing an application for permanent residency and ultimate ...

Another View: Red and blue as extreme as black and white

Where has partisanship gotten us? I was watching a talk show the other night in which the host empaneled a politically diverse group made up of conservatives, liberals and indepe ...

Reader Input: Bring in Costco; keep funds local

As my husband and I head west on Interstate 80 to spend our $300-plus at Costco, I lament the fact that these dollars will not enhance our local economy. Not only does this biweekl ...