Frances Hare

Reader Input: Hoping Scrappy returns safely

Re: Donnas “Martin” Hoskins and his little pal Scrappy (“Homeless man hopes to get back dog that was stolen from him,” Journal, Oct. 24). What right did t ...

Reader input: Mixed-up fire staffing priorities?

This letter is regarding the laying off of our firemen. If I’m not mistaken, aren’t we getting our priorities a little confused here? We are in a threat of a drought ...

Reader Input: Check that card allows local use

I would like to bring to the attention of everyone who purchases gift cards to be sure for the sake of the recipient, that the cards are redeemable at a convenient location. I, f ...

Reader input: Get over the loud noises

Re: Reader input and concerning the complaints about noisy airports, freeways, and railroads. My family moved to this area in 1953. I was 15 years old and a Placer High student. Th ...

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 ...

Reader Input: God bless fire departments

I would like to publicly thank 911 and the CalFire crew for coming to my aid when our wood heater in our home developed a problem with the damper and I could not control the fire g ...

Stop whining about $10 fee

I have watched for years the abuse of the areas surrounding the American River, as it has been a dumping ground for trash, household appliances, mattresses, etc., and periodical cl ...

Apologies on behalf of dog lovers

To Ms. Frances Hare (Reader Input, Aug. 17), may I extend my sincere and deepest apologies for the lack of responsibility shown by my fellow dog lover friends. Ashford Park and Ash ...