Larry W. Smith

Reader input: Cycling not so kingly in Placer County

I appreciated Gus Thomson’s nice article about cycling in Auburn (Journal, Aug. 21), but it does overlook some important facts . I don’t feel much like a king in ligh ...

Readere input: Let’s strive for more civil discussions

I have followed the angry anti-religion letter by Kevin McNaughton (Reader Input, May 14) and some angry responses to it. First, I must admit there is much that I agree with in K ...

Reader Input: We get traffic jams, cheap jobs

What shortsighted views are expressed by Ramona Barbeiro and others who support Costco (“Young people need local Costco jobs,” Reader Input, Jan 13)? All they seem to c ...

Reader Input: Janice Forbes’ legacy prevails

I was indeed sorry to learn there is to be no memorial service for Janice Forbes, who died on June 4, for if there ever was a person who needs to be memorialized and remembered ...

PBS answers to higher authority

Every time I look at the daily TV schedule I get more depressed. What a proliferation of nonsense! Am I the only one who doesn’t care a whit about Charlie Sheen, who thinks Donal ...

Bike-bashing letter writer hits new low in Journal

Has there ever been a more inane or offensive letter than the one written by Debi Stalder (Your Views, Feb. 20)? She claims bikes should “keep off the roads that are made for aut ...

Writer has false claims about veterans group

Like a pesky mosquito, Tom Cavallero has returned to the letters section (Jan. 5) again trying to claim that Veterans for Peace is a communist organization. I suspect he is the onl ...