heather ireland

Reader input: More needed to protect turtles

I am writing in regards to the May 19, Placer Herald article about the Western pond turtle, and the warning against “rescuing” them. What I find ironic is that while ...

Reader Input: Do right by our city’s homeless

With a fast approaching state-mandated deadline to define locations which are appropriately zoned for a homeless shelter, it could take years before the city actually contracts wit ...

Reader input: Teamwork is answer for homeless shelter

Last Monday, as Auburn City Council members intently listened to arguments of local citizens over a proposal to build an emergency homeless shelter in the industrial area located a ...