Donna McCloskey

Reader Input: Stop welcoming criminal element

As I sit here with my morning coffee and my Auburn Journal, I am very distressed to see that most articles related to local crime show that these crimes are committed by transients ...

Reader Input: Thanks to those that jinxed Costco

Well, I hope all of the idiot politicians in both Placer County and the City of Auburn are happy — they got their wish, they ruined any chance of a Costco coming to North Aub ...

Reader input: Too much government a headache

I thought I would answer Tomas Vera’s question as to whether or not I received any “freebies” from the government after losing my home (and all possessions) to se ...

Reader Input: ‘Illegal aliens’ receive what?

Once again, a writer (Donna McCloskey) has voiced some badly misinformed concerns (“These are a few of my fave laws,” Reader Input, Feb. 5). She incorrectly suggest ...

Reader Input: These are a few of my fave laws

The state of California wants to “wish us a happy new year” by implementing 931 new laws, as if we don’t have enough stupid laws already. Two of my favorites (y ...

Reader Input: City leaders should keep noses out

I have been closely following the articles and letters regarding Costco coming to North Auburn. I really thought this had been settled — that Costco was definitely coming h ...

Reader Input: Groundwater rules are right

How dare the state Legislature pass a law regulating the use of the state’s groundwater when Donna McCloskey has paid $30,000 for her well! (“In elections, choices matt ...

Reader Input: In elections, choices matter

The State of California wants to “wish us a happy new year” by implementing 931 new laws, as if we don’t have enough stupid laws already. Two of my favorites (y ...

Reader Input: Try facts before blabbering

I keep wondering how it can be that prolific letter writer Ron Lowe can get it wrong on so many issues. I am referring to his most recent letter that appeared in the Journal on Sep ...

Reader Input: Whip out that wallet or keep quiet

I see that one of our two local socialists is at it again (Ron Lowe and Allen Cassidy) — I am referring to the recent letter from Allen Cassidy, chastising others for not inv ...

Reader Input: Don’t hike fees; cut politicos’ benefits

Re: “Auburn in tough spot on budget,” (Journal, June 24): I find the idea that the Auburn City Council wants to raise our property taxes outrageous. Sure, they&rsqu ...

Reader Input: Flag-wearer got what he wanted

Re: (“Confederate controversy: Moral fortitude or militant racism?”, Journal, Feb. 28). I was really shocked to see this story on the front page of the Journal. It mu ...

Reader input: Capitalists to blame for ills

In response to Donna McCloskey’s ridiculous assertion (“Has writer lived under socialism,” Reader Input Dec. 24) that the homeless are all drug addicts, alcoholic ...

Reader Input: Has writer lived under socialism?

I am responding to Allen Cassidy’s letter blaming “the greedy economic system, called capitalism” for the neverending problems of the homeless (“Give homele ...

Reader Input: Remember shelter voters at ballot box

Re: “Shelter rezone OK’d,” (Journal, Oct. 29). The good people of Auburn presented several valid reasons as to why we do not want a homeless shelter near Elm Aven ...