Richard Lutzoff

Reader input: Tigris River is crucial to Baghdad

Keep the Tigris flowing In 760 B.C., God instructed Jonah to go into Nineveh and warn its people to repent of their wicked ways. They did repent, at least for a while, until Nine ...

Reader Input: Great healers: Love, patience

Mental illness has been with us since the beginning of time, and many breakthroughs have been made, but much more needs to be done. I know, because I too have struggled with this c ...

Reader Input: We’re connected but not engaged

People seem to be less engaged today. We have the world in the palm of our hands. You can keep in touch with people like never before. We have more information at our fingertips ...

Reader input: What is going on out there?

What is going on out there? Big things are happening all over the world. Is it global warming or something else? We can only guess what that is, and if it is global warming, what c ...

Reader Input: Your life is special

Your life is special, even though it may not always feel that way. Your life gives life to other people, and if someone waves to you and you wave back, that one act as small as it ...

Reader Input: Every day is a miracle

I was talking to someone the other day and I asked him how he was doing. He says to me, “You know it is the same old stuff, just a different day.” Yes, I know what yo ...

Reader input: When humanity steps up to the plate

Sometimes it takes a tragedy to bring out the humanity in people. We live in an economy-based society, but there is also a humanity-based society. I watched a special on the Loma ...

Reader Input: Pray that 2014 brings much rain

I was looking at the Wise Canal, which runs through Auburn, and noticed the water level is not as high as it’s been in previous years. This PG&E canal supplies water to ...

Reader Input: Use the brains God gave us

I am an advocate for public transportation of all kinds. We are reaching a time in our history when there are just too many cars on the road. We are witnessing a dramatic change ...

Reader Input: Walmart site simply wrong

Walmart would not be a good idea in this Auburn site. There are historic trails that date back to the 1800s and before, which are legal easements. Walmart has over 2 million pe ...