Donna McCloskey

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 ...

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 ...