Donna McCloskey

Reader Input: Mental health facilities needed

Re: “County homeless shelter overflowing,” Journal, Sept. 13. I suppose this article was written to convince the citizens of Auburn that we need to have a homeless sh ...

Reader Input: Revoke license of driver in fatal crash

Finally! I had been eagerly waiting for the Journal to identify the driver (Claudia McCormick) who ran over the poor guy in the Tio Pepe restaurant parking lot, killing him (&ldquo ...

Reader Input: Writer, put up or shut up

Our local leftist is at it again — I am referring to letter writer Allen Cassidy who is throwing a tantrum against the “big box” stores coming to Auburn (“I ...

Reader Input: $50K bail a bit steep for name-calling

The Sunday Journal ran an article about a rather ignorant young man who tried to steal a fountain soda at a local 7-Eleven store. The would-be thief then got into a fight with an ...

Reader input: I’ll take a Walmart over a homeless shelter

I just read Victoria Connolly’s letter protesting the pending arrival of Walmart in Auburn (Reader Input, June 7). As I recall, the same thing happened when Home Depot chose ...

Reader Input: Obama administration scandal-ridden

What on Earth is happening to our country? Under the Obama administration, we are in the midst of three serious scandals — the Benghazi terrorist murders, the IRS using their ...

Reader input: Charge fee for non-compliance

Our local politicians here in Placer County have decided to make “defensible space” rules permanent. What a wonderful idea! Property owners should be held liable for ke ...

Reader Input: Teen program fails dismally

Re: “Young parents face unique challenges,” Journal Feb. 24: The teen parent program at Adelante High apparently isn’t working very well. The teens are supposedly ...

Reader Input: Refund money with interest

(“Legislature to renew debate over rural fire fee,” Journal, Feb. 19): I am really disgusted as I read that the firefighting agencies to whom I have been forced to pay ...

Reader Input: Work to rein in price of animal shelter

I am practically speechless after reading the front-page Journal article on the astronomical price for the new animal shelter (“Placer supes move on new $23.6 million North A ...