Donna McCloskey

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 ...

Reader Input: Fire fee battle practically lost

I feel as though those of us who have been forced to pay the illegal fire tax are fighting a losing battle (“$150 fire fee fight gears up again in state Legislature,” J ...

Reader Input Online: Chose Romney carefully

Poor Ron, you’re at it again. Your chosen candidate is Obama, we get that. But, just because you favor him no matter how much he lies (Bengazi,anyone?) and no matter how awfu ...

Fire fee unfair and illegal

My husband and I just received our “advance notice” that we would be amongst those being taxed $150 extra for fire protection. The “advance notice” tells us that we are “ ...

Religious intolerance unacceptable

Thank you, Chuk Lawshe for a terrific response to the letter from the intolerant Carol Wallgren (Reader Input, Sept 19). I had also written a letter, but, mine wasn’t stated quit ...

Gary Moffat will shake things up

I’m very pleased to see that businessman Gary Moffat is running for a seat on the Auburn City Council (“Three vie for two Auburn council seats,” Journal, Aug. 24). He is abs ...

Things political reader knows

I would like to respond to Mark Jensen’s comment that I am uninformed (“Blame the Grand Old Party,” Reader Input, Aug. 21). That is most certainly not the case. I ...

Blame the Grand Old Party

I was out of town when your opinion was published so I could not respond in a timely fashion (“US President blatantly lies,” Reader Input, Aug. 15). My Lord, Donna (McC ...

US President blatantly lies

The recent letter from liberal/leftist Geary Tiffany is yet another example of leftist hysteria which occurs with great frequency any time anyone dares to question Obama’s po ...

Mountain lion should sue hiker

Three cheers for Donna (McCloskey)’s comments on the hiker (“Hiker at fault in lion attack,” Reader Input, July 8).This is a microcosm of our society today. The h ...

Fee increase a blow to hard-hit sector

I cannot believe that our city council would choose to increase the park mitigation fee for a newly built single family home from $1,073.26 to a whopping $5,108, an incredible incr ...

Error made at state level

Re: Donna McCloskey’s letter regarding jurors called (“County’s error again colossal,” Reader Input, June 8): you are dead wrong Ms. McCloskey. Placer Count ...

County's error again colossal

Re: ?600 jurors summoned for duty in error,? (Journal, June 6): What a shame that the Placer County Courts haven?t been able to remedy the error of calling hundreds (in May it was ...

Lord help Auburn's ignorant masses

I just read the comments in the Streetwise article (Journal, May 3), where locals were asked their opinion on the upcoming Measure A (the changing of Auburn to a charter city). Out ...

Saints scandal shames fan

I am a football fan, and for as long as they?ve existed, I have been a fan of the New Orleans Saints. Yes, I am a New Orleans native, having moved to Auburn after losing my home to ...