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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 ...

Abortion a very serious matter

Many people spend their whole lives trying to get pregnant, and other people spend their whole lives worrying about it. I understand most people’s reasons for supporting abortion ...

Things go better with gasoline

As the price of gasoline and lithium in batteries goes up (gasoline just being over $100 a barrel), the fuel economy plummets to its “demise.” Approximately 50 percent of Ameri ...

Driving by high school a pain

Re: “Placer High should guide student traffic” (Reader Input, Jan. 31): I think Placer student traffic is insane! I have to drive there every day to drop my sister off and the ...

Get beyond party bias

With the GOP debate going on, it has made me realize a lot of things about politics. It seems as if both Newt (Gingrich) and (Mitt) Romney aren’t telling us what they have to off ...

Reader opposes SOPA, PIPA

This may seem like old news, but it really isn’t. SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) are not dead; they are still out there. Even though the protests online ...