Roger Perkins

Reader input: Skip cartoon if it offends you

Marcia (Winborne-Graven, Reader Input, July 24)  I’m sorry you don’t like the politics in the cartoon, Doonsbury.  A lot of people do and it has been very pop ...

Reader input: Is it necessary to shop with dogs?

Caterwaul: “to make a cat’s howling cry” according to the Oxford Dictionary.  That sounds more like Bobby Jacobson’s letter (Reader input, April 10).&n ...

Reader input: Job gained means job lost

Well, Robert King, and several others, if it’s so important for you to shop at Costco, Trader Joe’s, Walmart, etc., perhaps you should consider moving to Rocklin or Ros ...

Reader input: Costco lawsuit makes sense

I think the City of Auburn’s lawsuit against putting in a Costco at DeWitt Center is a good thing. I have to agree with Ted Bria, Bill Heisch and Larry Smith.  We moved ...

Reader Input: Costco wins by default

Yes, Virginia (Diffenbaugh), there is a Santa Claus (“Shame on the board of supes,” Reader Input, Dec. 11). But, he’s not Jim Holmes or any of the other people ...

Reader Input: Risk is too high in many pursuits

To answer Dolores Beresford’s question (Reader Input: “When can the police do their jobs?”, April 13), the police can do their jobs any time necessary.   H ...

Reader Input: Supes waited, backed store

I attended the (Placer) County Board of Supervisors meeting this (Tuesday) morning regarding Costco coming in and the plan to turn the DeWitt Theater and senior center into a parki ...

Reader input: This is United States, not Confederate

Well, Cooper Landram, having been on the face of the Earth only 15 years, you have a lot to learn. Thank goodness your school is trying to teach you (“Moral fortitude or mili ...

Reader Input: Seniors not a bunch of do-nothings

Sorry, Cheri (Holm), but you are insensitive to seniors (“Too much ado building senior center,” Reader Input, Feb. 16). Many of us from Roseville to Grass Valley and ...

Reader Input: Voters: Quit fighting among ourselves

In reply to John Sisson (“Rich parlay fears of white Americans,” Reader Input, Oct. 11): Wow! What a damn good letter. I commend you for your thought and wit on this on ...

Reader Input: Say goodbye to small-town life

I have lived in Auburn for 54 years and I’m sorry to see where it is heading by allowing Walmart and Costco to put in their big box stores. Patricia (Meisinger) (“Wal ...

Reader Input: This tap water drinker lives

Sorry, Gunner (Peltier) (“Old-time water fountains dirty,” Reader Input, Aug. 1), but Paul W. Comiskey is right (“Boycott bottled water machine,” Reader Inp ...

Reader Input: No stopping the big boxes

Like Dr. Louis A. Ling and many others (“Senior center flourishing where it is,” Reader Input, July 16), I am shocked that the Placer County Board of Supervisors wants ...

Reader Input: Smoking, park use don’t mix

So (Auburn Recreation District board member) Gordy Ainsleigh cited an “F” grade from the American Lung Association for not banning smoking in our parks. I wouldn’ ...

Musical Valentines have nothing on these foursomes

Roses are red, chocolates are sweet, but a quartet of crooners still can’t be beat. That’s right, if you’re tired of giving the same old Valentine’s Day g ...