Letters to the Editor

Do we have a emergency plan?

As I take in the news about the Camp Fire and how there are so many dead and missing, I've noted that it seems much of the life lost centers around a lack of early warning and ...

Conservatives concerned about climate change

It is a little-known fact that the majority of Republicans in our district are concerned about climate change and would be supportive of regulating carbon pollution (according to t ...

Consolidate Placer County fire dispatch

The recent fires once again illustrate the need for Placer County to consolidate all fire dispatch into a single center. In August 2009, Auburn Fire failed to get dispatched to the ...

Huge heartfelt thanks

I wanted to give a HUGE HEARTFELT THANKS to all the dentists, dental assistants and staff, Placer Dental Academy, volunteers and veterans for the recent Veteran Dental Clinic! &nbs ...

ARD candidate thankful for support

I’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who voted for me, supported me, and endorsed my campaign for the Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors seat. While the out ...

Enjoying Veterans Day

Enjoyed all the festivities Sunday as Auburn celebrated Veterans Day. Thanks to all the volunteers who contributed their time and efforts and for the financial support from organiz ...

Thank you for remembering Champs Steakhouse

Thank you Gus Thomson for the wonderful article about Champs Steakhouse (Journal Nov. 4).  Oh, it brought back many great memories. We had our official "first date" ...

Thankful for county help

I am a disabled person, bound by my disability to a power chair as a means of getting around. For the most part, I have found the area of my residence to be a very comfortable plac ...

Reader input: Scarecrow winner thankful for contest

I was very happy to be mentioned in the article about the Auburn Community Harvest Festival in last Thursday's Auburn Journal (Oct. 25). As the piece noted, I am a "freque ...

Reader input: No excuses to not vote

I am so saddened about the condition of our country. At the same time, I am gladdened that I have voted. Hopefully our voters will wake up (especially) the millennials who are e ...

Reader input: Reasons to not go forward with Hidden Falls access expansion

Thank you Maureen Henderson for your comments recently (Journal, Oct. 28). It outlines every good reason for NOT going forward with the proposed parking lot on Bell Road. On one h ...

Reader input: Hidden Falls access expansion would disrupt peace of neighborhood

I just read Maureen Henderson’s recommendation (Journal, Oct. 28) that we add an additional entry to Hidden Falls on Bell Road. I have to wonder how Ms. Henderson would fee ...

Reader input: Why is Regional Park losing visitors?

We live close to Regional Park and decided to take a walk around the park for old time’s sake. It was a beautiful day, and just the right temperature. We were almost alone. ...

Reader input: Support Jim Ferris for ARD Board

Jim Ferris is a candidate for re-election on the ballot for the Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD) Board of Directors and we the undersigned ARD Board members support h ...

Reader input: New flag with 49 stars?

While going over my voter guide I noticed that Prop. 9 is missing. After some quick research I discovered that this was the measure to divide the state into three states. The Calif ...