Roger Perkins

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 ...

Reader Input: Respect each Amendment

Michael Keeffe’s letter was interesting in that he wants us to support the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (“Blaming the weapon misses the mark,” Reader ...

Fire fee just a lot of hooey

Everybody I know agrees with Mrs. Louis Muller (“Displeased at being ‘chosen’ for fee,” Reader Input, Oct. 5). We were shocked to receive the “Be Prepared” notification ...

Cornell extends helping hand

I was very interested to read Helen Lord’s letter (“Town home to good people,” July 20) regarding the man who helped her carry her grocery bags and find her car o ...

Had it with Craigslist

Craigslist should change the name to Craigs Scamlist.I’m glad to see one of the scammers, William Lordier of Meadow Vista, was arrested on fraud changes (“Meadow Vista ...

Missing that ?57 Chevy

My wife and I enjoyed reading “All those years ago ...” in the Journal today (June 13). We moved to Auburn in 1959 and rented our first home at Riley’s Corner whe ...

US citizens free to believe or not

Interesting watching Donald Adams and Jim Beall, Sr. go back and forth (Reader Input). Donald, I’m afraid that the bottom line is our Constitution is not based on the Bible, the ...

Clarifying facts on oil loan

Rocky Warren (Reader Input,?Dec. 12) has been listening to Glenn Beck too much and needs to check the facts. President Obama did not sign an executive order to loan 2 billion taxpa ...

Squeezed out by the big boxes

Paul T. McDaniel got it right (Reader Input, Nov. 15). Sometimes traffic is relatively light, but when people are traveling to work or returning, Highway 49 is awful. He’s also r ...