Safety

Reader input: Make Auburn safer to drive

It’s about time for Auburn to update a few very dangerous intersections and parking lots. First one is the intersection at Mickelsen and Auburn Ravine. A three-way stop sho ...

Reader Input: When fishing, put your hooks away

With the recent opening of trout season, it makes us think of how important cleanliness is in our lakes and streams. I know of three cases that young dogs have gotten fish hooks ...

Reader Input: Put a stop to street racing

Obviously the City of Auburn is not going to do anything about the complaints about the speed and drag racing on Auburn Ravine Road. The street is used for racing and speeds are ...

Reader Input: Power lines and trees a poor mix

This letter is in response to Laurance Smith’s May 8 Reader Input: “PG&E sends its tree hackers.” First and foremost, sir, your recorded easement documents ...

Reader Input: Nurse explains strike reasons

Please don’t believe Sutter. An average nurse at Sutter does not make $140,000 per year. There may be one nurse making that and she has been there for 30 years, working full- ...

Reader Input: In terrible times, vigilantism still wrong

We experienced some tense hours last week. The killing of two officers made my heart break for them and their families. Hopefully, justice will be served and the perpetrators will ...

Reader Input: Use common sense on roads

The bicycle-bashing letter from Robert Nowack is both thoughtless and rude (“Bicycle riders have a share of responsibility, too,” Reader Input, Sept. 19). Regarding ...

Reader Input: Bike riders are fit but plain lazy

Dear Mr. Larry Brann-Smith (“Cyclists have road rights,” Reader Input, Sept. 21): I am the one who is shocked, as well as many other drivers, I am certain. So, you th ...

Reader Input: Most bicyclists don’t follow the rules

I am so glad you printed the letter “No bike lane, no bike,” (Reader Input, Aug. 10). It’s a very touchy subject because I admire the bicyclists for their dedic ...

Reader Input: Bikes present safety issues

After seeing the letter “No bike lane, no bike” (Reader Input, Aug. 10) I realized this is a much bigger problem than I had first thought. I live in Ophir and every t ...

Reader Input: New Foresthill Road surface called for

The article you ran about the crack sealant is absolutely correct (“Perception or reality? Motorcyclists concerned about crack seal on Foresthill Road,” Journal, July 1 ...

Another View: Fire council aims to keep residents, property safe

As the rain dissipates and spring becomes summer, all of us think and worry about the fire danger to our neighborhoods. Remember how last year’s Rim Fire charred over 250,0 ...

Reader Input: Oil shipments may despoil our region

I have a comment or two regarding the front-page article in the Auburn Journal (“Region on track for more crude-oil rail traffic,” April 3). The article states that U ...

Reader Input: Have a gun, stay alive

Every time I read something written by Ron Lowe it seems as though he did not do any homework before writing his biased spiel (“Don’t sugarcoat deaths by guns,” R ...

Reader Input: Grateful for fast response

As the grandmother of an 8-year-old child who attends Colfax Elementary School, I want to say a big thank you to the men and women who responded to the school following the reporte ...