Linda Rector

Reader Input: Build speedy aqueduct pronto

Brief and to-the-point memo to Gov. Jerry Brown: How about a high-speed aqueduct down from the states of Washington and Oregon to California instead of the high-speed train? A real ...

Reader Input: 2013 graduates impress reader

I really enjoyed reading today’s (June 7) Journal. Reading about the graduating students, the photos, the retiring teachers and their accomplishments was impressive. The ...

Reader Input: Just leave Thanksgiving be

At first I was mad, then I was sad. Their kids had just gotten used to having Thanksgiving on Sunday because it was more important to shop for deals! What a horrible and sad examp ...

Ask question of the firefighters

Re: July 18 Streetwise question: “Despite recent budget cuts for fire agencies, what do you think of their response to the Robbers Fire?” I think that this was a very ...

"Robbers" fighters heroic

Thank you to each and every firefighter fighting this horrifying ?Robbers? fire in the foothills. You are definitely my heroes! Don?t let any of us soon forget that you put your l ...

Goodbye Dorothy

We recently lost a dear lady to cancer. Her name is Dorothy Lock. She was a person with so much dignity in the face of her devastating illness. While she could still come to the ph ...

Graduate’s story inspires

I was very pleased that the Auburn Journal gave front-page coverage to Matthew Daniels (June 2). His life story is sad but also very inspirational. I commend you, Matt, on what y ...