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Reader input: ‘Butt Lady of Auburn’ shares update

Well, it’s time for another letter to the editor to update my community project — cleaning up cigarette butts. So many people are shocked when I tell them the amount. T ...

Reader input: Cigarette butt battle not over

Oh how I love Auburn. I love walking around Auburn talking to business people and locals and out-of-towners. I love sharing the history of Auburn with those I talk to. What don&r ...

Reader input: Put butts in trash can

Well, I went for a walk through downtown on Wednesday morning. For something different, I took my “counter” and counted certain trash. You’ve seen this trash on t ...

Reader Input: Put spike strips at stop signs

I love living in Auburn. The people of Auburn are fun to talk to. I enjoy my walks through town. What I don’t enjoy is seeing dog piles on the sidewalks or in the flower be ...

Reader input: Amazing to see big rig on side

It was amazing seeing the big rig on its side this past Wednesday. You’d think the 20 mph sign on the curve would have been a hint to slow down. If those big trucks are pulli ...

Reader Input: Auburn awash in rich history

Thank you, Gus Thomson, Anne Papineau and Al Albertazzi for all your articles on the history of Auburn. There is so much Auburn history you could each write about it every day an ...

Reader Input: Bus illegals to White House

I have an idea for what can be done with all the illegal kids being bussed into the U.S.A. Bus them straight to the White House in Washington D.C. Then Michelle (Obama) and her h ...

Reader input: We need a cure for stupid

How interesting in reading about the driverless cars Google is planning. No gas pedal, no steering wheel. Sounds like a drone on wheels with two people riding in it. Will these car ...

Reader input: Can’t feel sorry for killers

I agree with some of Ms. (Sally Palmer) Dawley’s comments (“Perhaps we could bring back guillotine,” Reader Input, May 8). I don’t believe in torture and do ...

Reader Input: Perhaps we could bring back guillotine

Oh the tears I have had for reading and listening to the news about the “botched” execution of a killer. Oh, wait! The tears are not for the killer. The tears are for ...

Reader Input: Stories, fire pit are good things

Thank you, Gus Thomson, for your article in February about the sisters and brother who have found each other after 65 years apart (“Abandoned in 1949, sisters find each other ...

Reader Input: So sad to see Auburn devolve

Well, well, well! So the Placer County supervisors have chosen money over history and small organizations and businesses who now have to move (“Speed bumps emerge in Costco c ...

Reader Input: Of course airport generates noise

So ... someone buys a house near the Auburn Municipal Airport Then they move into the house near the Auburn airport. Suddenly, they’re complaining about the airport noise ( ...

Reader Input: Money trumps needs of Placer seniors

It’s amazing the news on KAHI and in the Auburn Journal about the situations with the seniors. It sticks out like a sore thumb. It is so obvious Costco and the Placer County ...

Reader input: Santa needs a second job

Wow! I guess Santa needs a second job to help pay for the care of the reindeer. Probably the wages and benefits for the dwarfs have gone up. His second job? I saw him driving a s ...