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Outreach effort truly generous

Re: “Outreach effort means weekly hot meal for dozens in need,” Journal, Oct. 16.When I saw the article about the WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?) I couldn’t stop read ...

BASE-jumping just plain dumb

Re: “Hung up Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper rescued from tree branch,” Journal, Sept. 28:A 26-year-old, Raymond Arrieta, BASE-jumped from the Foresthill Bridge and got c ...

Stop looking at the negative

I read an article recently (“Reward offered in Rocklin/Loomis shootings,” Journal, Aug. 16) and it said there were random shootings from Rocklin to Loomis. Personally, ...

County pay raise too costly

I believe this is a horrible idea (Re: “Placer supes OK 2 percent raise in 2013 for county workers,” Journal, Aug. 22). The county allowing this will please many, but d ...

Our View: Help for former foster youth inspires

A backpack, a notebook, shampoo and a slice of pizza took on a new meaning recently when former foster care children who are now students at Sierra College shared their stories. T ...

Shirts motivate test-takers

Re: ?Students dress for success,? Journal, May 3: I think it was good the students wore those shirts. I think they should do this at E.V. Cain. It would be a good way to motivate ...

Reader misses Monday Journal

Why did the Auburn Journal cancel the Monday newspaper? They should not have canceled it because many of us use the newspaper for information about the community and everyone in th ...

ADA rules muddled

Re: “Foresthill businesses hit by ADA lawsuits,” (Journal, May 1):Attorneys have been suing businesses for not complying with the ADA laws. I think that this is not how ...

Refrain from tanning child

Re: ?Mother disputes where child got sunburn,? Journal, May 3. I think the mom should be guilty because it?s the mom?s responsibility to watch her daughter. Whether the mom was und ...

Do not, NOT, text and drive

Why text and drive? It is completely unsafe! There have been so many crashes from teens looking down at their phones. Even a few seconds of distraction is long enough to travel 10 ...

Jury glitch wasted much

Re: “Jury glitch jams traffic" (Journal, May 2):When I first heard about it, I thought about it and I think that the court system should be more careful when sending calls ou ...

Be ready when bears come

Re: ?Bear spotted on Terrace Street,? (Journal May 1): I agree that trash cans should be put outside in the morning in case of rummaging animals. It is common for bears to be spott ...

Shooter in the wrong

In response to a recent article on Trayvon Martin, I am writing this letter. Of course people immediately throw some negative characteristics on Martin, like gang violence and drug ...

Some dog breeders just don’t care

Dog breeders shouldn’t breed dogs with bad blood lines. My dog Lulu has hip dysplasia and two of the vertebrae on her spine are not fused properly. This makes her feel pain when ...

Build new type of train crossing

Re: “Police focusing on SUV,” (Journal, Jan. 30). People who read about the SUV/train crash are looking at the accident from the point of view of the train driver. All the trai ...