LindaLou Haines

Businesses have had decades to comply

Concerning Assemblywoman (Beth) Gaines’ bill regarding ADA compliance (Journal, Feb. 23): I say: OK, another 120 days to comply, fine. But, good grief, businesses have had almost ...

Driver safety class fun, useful

I attended a fun class recently. It was the AARP Driver Safety course. Our instructor, Rod Gross, an Auburn volunteer, made the class fun, invited questions and comments along the ...

Take call safety into your own hands

I get so outraged at the drivers who are still talking on their phones while driving, I wish they would be arrested on the spot. Where is their common sense? The research proves t ...

In-home services has been cut to bone

County government budget cutbacks, furlough days and other “cost saving” measures have made at least one county agency dysfunctional and ineffective by causing workers to be so ...

Expand breadth of coverage

I am one who enjoys starting my day as slowly as possible with a cup of tea and a newspaper in hand — the old-fashioned paper with print on it. Later in the day, I usually check ...

Adversarial approach doesn't really work

I am so saddened by how we as a people seem to be so divided from each other and adversarial against “them” these days. For a while, I was angry at the growing focus on partisa ...

Wrestler and team have inspiring attitude

To Ray (Hacke), I was so moved by your feature on Carlos Gamino, the wrestler who is hearing impaired (Journal, Feb. 8). He and his teammates have the perfect attitude: It’s abou ...