Don Stewart

Fast times with the Hobos

They’re not migratory workers or homeless vagabonds, but they are itinerant workers, in the way of traipsing around the foothills entertaining people. And yet, when it came t ...

Reader Input: Taliban guide useful in Auburn

It is a sad trope of conspiracy theorists that there is a secret collaboration by news organizations to filter out the “real news” and squirt harmless pablum onto the p ...

Reader Input: PDA story calls for follow-up

Re: “Placer High student article raises questions about PDA on campus,” Journal, Oct. 27). Today’s journalism suffers from a sort of autoimmune disease. The pro ...

Reader Input: Choices have consequences

Don Stewart’s ranting (“Casino costs the community,” Reader Input, July 5) about Thunder Valley Casino is the same old, same old. Blame someone else. I would pref ...

Reader Input: Casino costs the community

Let’s be clear! South Placer County residents did not want Thunder Valley Casino built in our midst. It was forced down our throats by convoluted federal laws created by gree ...

Reader Input: Give me the news, all of it!

I was encouraged to subscribe to the Auburn Journal when they offered me a year’s subscription for an unbelievable $20. It took years as a subscriber to the (Sacramento) Bee ...

SP particulate a dirty shame

On Saturday, Jan. 7 I had turned the corner of O Street walking east on Nicolas Road when I immediately noticed huge plumes of black particulate coming from the Sierra Pacific prop ...

Wal-Mart harms middle class

I think Mr. (Don) Stewart (Reader Input, April 7) has it just the opposite. I think Wal-Mart hates the unions. If Wal-Mart could break the unions, there’s no telling how low wag ...

The unions hate Wal-Mart

The unions hate Wal-Mart. Now that Wal Mart has their supercenters competing against unionized grocery stores, the war against Wal-Mart has gone ballistic. Here in Lincoln, Wal-Ma ...

Lenin’s tomb a Communist plot

Surely Don Stewart jests in his letter of April 23, when he asserts that “the environmental movement has been co-opted by the Left, the Socialists, the admirers of Lenin.” I d ...

Reds co-opted a movement

I did not celebrate Earth Day, April 22, which coincidentally is the 140th anniversary of the birthday of Vladimir Ilvich Ulyanov, commonly known simply as Lenin. The first Earth ...