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 ...