Donna McCloskey

Reader input: Good still reigns over the bad

Regarding the letter from Donna McCloskey (Reader Input, Oct. 8), welcome to California, Donna, and my sympathy goes out to you on the loss of your home to Katrina. I have been ...

Off Deadline: Some stories take us beyond the facts

I work in a business that is unique by nature. Every day is something new, and each morning we start from scratch with the goal of engaging the community.   In the newspaper ...

Reader Input: Road rage incident sparked awareness

 Re: (“Has incivility reached a crisis point in the US?,” Journal, Oct. 6) Until recently I never thought about the incivility of people here in Auburn. I have l ...

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 ...