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Reader Input: Remember the have-nots

Re: “Santa’s workshop has Auburn branch,” Journal, Dec. 4. There are many children on Christmas that do not have toys or someone to love them. They just think of ...

Reader Input: A holiday for helping others

Every Christmas my family gets into the Christmas spirit at the beginning of the month. We put lights up on the trees outside and decorations in the house. My favorite holiday is C ...

Reader Input: Baskets carry a miracle

Re: “500 families getting Christmas baskets this year:” We all know these past few years have been tough, especially around Christmas time. Around Auburn, there are ...

Reader Input: Wishing all a sick-free year

Re: “Flu season arrives early,” Journal, Dec. 5: I think it is extremely important that this article is on the front page. The flu is very serious, especially to me, ...

Reader Input: Bicycle shop simply amazing

Re: “Four decades of cycling in the foothills,” Journal, Dec. 5: I recently read Gloria Young’s article, and found it very amazing, fascinating and impressive. ...

Reader Input: Stop closing bookstores

There are bookstores that are closing down all over Auburn and we need to stop it (“The Book Haven in Auburn enters its last chapter,” Journal, Nov. 29). We need to bec ...

Reader Input: Make parade a site to donate

The light parade in Auburn is one of the favorite events that happens in this town. It comes about three weeks before Christmas day. It has over 100 floats and attracts over 1,500 ...

Reader Input: Put inmates to work with Santa

Re: “Inmates make toys for kids,” (Journal, Dec. 4): In the minimum security barracks of Placer County, inmates, along with police staff, are making toys to give to n ...

Reader Input: Spare a thought for shelter animals

During the holiday season, or any time of year, don’t forget the animals at the local shelters. It doesn’t have to be much, even a bag of food is greatly appreciated; b ...

Reader Input: Just don’t overprice tickets

Regarding the groundbreaking of the new high-speed rail line in California, I am glad they have started building a new type of railway. I am hoping this will create a whole lot of ...