Donna McCloskey

Reader input: We’re already taxed too much

I really wonder what Allen Cassidy is talking about when he states that California doesn’t do enough to help the poor. (Letter: “Let’s do more for the poor,&rdquo ...

Reader input: ‘Pitiful’ Auburn has lots of positives

I would like Donna McCloskey (Reader input, Oct. 23) to explain how City of Auburn politicians are responsible for the attractive comfort that homeless people are given in North Au ...

I don’t hate the homeless

Paul Comiskey of Newcastle has some nerve telling us who are forced to deal with the homeless being dumped in North Auburn (where I reside) that we are expressing “hatred for ...

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 ...