Newcastle

Reader Input: Denialists will be mocked

Another blast of fact-free fantasizing from Mr. (Les) Polette (“Expand our use of fossil energy,” Reader Input, Jan. 29). The data and science of atmospheric carbon d ...

Reader Input: Too soon to quantify carbon cap cost

If Mr. (John R.) Miller is going to complain about how gasoline taxes are used, he should start with some accurate facts (“Gasoline taxes squandered,” Reader Input, Jan ...

Reader Input: Gasoline taxes squandered

Recently, the gasoline tax was increased another 10 cents in California. The gas tax is supposed to go for road building. It does not. Since the ’90s gas taxes have bee ...

Reader Input: Thinking small harms Auburn

I believe it is time that the city fathers wake up to the fact that Auburn is no longer a small town nor a community that can hold back progress. Years ago when there were folks wh ...

Reader Input: Build what reaches the soul

Re: “Auburn to sue Placer over Costco,” Journal, Jan. 13. First of all, I want to say I think the Auburn city lawsuit is in order, but I am not sure about the underly ...

Newcastle Fire Station gains traction

“Minor setbacks” are all that stand in the way of a new fire station for the Newcastle area, according to advocates. And while these advocates admittedly feel as if th ...

Reader Input: Our death penalty costs way too much

(Placer County District Attorney) R. Scott Owens and (Sacramento County District Attorney) Jan Scully recently announced that they will be seeking the death penalty for Marcelo Mar ...

Reader Input: Black lives matter greatly

As a Christian, I believe we are all made in the image of God — and that means every life matters. However, our justice system is currently sending black people the message ...

Reader Input: Food intended for our needy

With the holiday season upon us, we wish to remind people that it is a time of giving and helping those who are less fortunate. Unfortunately, at a recent event we attended, we o ...

Reader Input: Let’s do right by county’s homeless

Will Placer County use the barracks jail at DeWitt for a homeless shelter? Now is the time to decide. The way we treat the homeless in our community is a wrong and we need to act. ...