Delta Wilson-Ricky

Our View: Leash your dog – no excuses

We enjoy our beautiful scenery and animals in the foothills. To continue enjoying both, we need to treat our shared outdoor public spaces with respect. And that includes keeping ou ...

Government can help

Kudos to Delta Wilson-Ricky for her letter (Reader Input, Aug. 23) recalling how FDR’s New Deal programs allowed her family to survive the Great Depression of the ’30s. It is i ...

Out of tragedy comes positive change

Thank you, Placer County supervisors, Auburn Journal and community one-and-all, for the support my family and I have received since June 5 when our little Lucky girl was taken from ...

FDR rescued reader’s family

The last thing I want to do is get into a political discussion, but if Franklin D. Roosevelt and his policies hadn’t been put into place, my parents and extended family wouldn’ ...

Uncontrolled dogs a disgrace

I have empathy for Ms. (Delta) Wilson-Ricky, who lost her little dog to a pitbull attack (Journal, June 8). Tougher leash laws and laws concerning the care and control of your ani ...

Thank you for support

As my heart mourns for the loss of my little Lucky Dog, Placer and Nevada counties have come forth with phone calls, condolence letters, cards, flowers and offers for support of al ...

Leash violation fines could fund parks

Wednesday, I read the article about Lucky, and it was heartbreaking (“Resident seeks leash law after poodle’s death,” Journal, June 8). My sincerest sympathy goes out to Ms. ...

Auburn woman on mission for leash law after poodle’s death

An Auburn woman’s weekend was turned upside down when her poodle, Lucky, was killed after a pitbull attacked it outside a county park. Auburn resident Delta Wilson-Ricky, 76, s ...

Criticize with compassion

I want to also defend Shirley Pooley (Reader Input, June 10). I have known her for about 20 years both as a friend and teacher. She doesn’t have a mean bone in her body or shamef ...