Randi Swisley

Prop. 2 would borrow money to relieve homelessness

Placed on the November ballot by the state legislature, Proposition 2 proposes borrowing money to fund housing to alleviate homelessness.  Question: Should the state issue ...

Prop. 1 would give $4B for low-income, vet housing

Oct. 22 is the last day to register to vote in the General Election on Nov. 6. This is first in a series of articles outlining unbiased facts about each ballot proposition. The ar ...

Addressing root causes

It is distressing to admit that shootings of innocent, unsuspecting people in public places have become common. Gun control is the main topic of discussion by those advocating a so ...

Opioid crisis is a local and national problem

Tiger Woods was arrested in May while under the influence of several drugs, including the opiate painkillers Vicodin and Dilaudid. He had been trying on his own to dull pain fro ...

Medicare for all

I hope I never have to use my health insurance. That is a futile wish given the reality of the human body. My family has used medical insurance only a handful of times over ...

Reader input: Say no to Senate Bill 562

   Randi Swisley, guest columnist for “Another View” (May 12)  gives a glowing review and strong support for S.B. 562, Healthy California Act. The author ...

Another View

We have all heard about the federal government efforts to improve our current health care programs in America. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains in effect for now but alternati ...

Another View: Placer Land Trust is a vital resource for our county

The beauty of our American River canyon never ceases to astound me, even after living within a couple of miles from it most of my life.  From the wetlands of the Roseville/Lin ...

Reader Input: Thanks for Congress Watch

Bravo to the Auburn Journal for their new Congress Watch section.  This is meaty information that is elusive to find when looking on my own.  Thank you Michael Mott and t ...

Another View: Overview: How Auburn’s homeless issue is unique

Homelessness is a problem that weighs heavily on our community.  Its tentacles are woven into multiple neighborhoods, businesses and county departments, all struggling to mana ...

Another View: Why Placer County must care about human trafficking

Sexual slavery, the most common form of human trafficking, occurs closer to home than you may think. Human trafficking is the fastest growing illegal undertaking, and the world&rs ...

Reader input: No apathy for voting in Placer County

   More than one thousand Placer County voters received assistance in person from the League of Women Voters of Placer County in the last couple of months. Many others ac ...

Another View: What to know about Proposition 62 and 66 – Death Penalty

   Editor's Note: This is another in a series of columns by Randi Swisley, president of the League of Women Voters of Placer County, exploring propositions on the Nov ...

Another View: What to know about Prop. 61 – prescription drug price limits

   This is another in a series of columns by Randi Swisley, president of the League of Women Voters of Placer County, exploring propositions on the Nov. 8 ballot. &n ...

Another View: Things to know about Prop. 60 – Health and Safety on Adult Film sets

Editor’s note: This is another in a series of columns by Randi Swisley, president of the League of Women Voters of Placer County,  exploring measures on the November 8 b ...