Letters to the Editor

Year of the woman at NID

I was surprised and delighted as the NID Board of Directors celebrates the Year of the Woman.  I want to offer my congratulations to the voters and ratepayers of Nevada Irriga ...

Join the meeting

The North Auburn Community organization, Protect Rural Placer, has been actively addressing the Hidden Falls Regional Park Trails Network Expansion Project Bell Road Access called ...

Thanks for successful lights parade

On Saturday evening the clouds parted and allowed the Festival of Lights Parade to come to life — 100 all alight with the spirit of the Christmas Season. But none of this hap ...

Love the parade but spectators’ spots reserved too early

The Festival of Lights Parade is wonderful, but how unfortunate and inconsiderate that parade- goers are allowed to block off spots so far in advance. Literally two days in advan ...

Way to go Colfax Falcons

What this 2018 Colfax Falcons football team has accomplished does not surprise me. Actually, I expected last year's squad to get to this point, but that was Bear River's af ...

No one cleared parade’s path

Just had the worst experience I’ve ever had in Auburn: Friends from El Dorado Hills came to town around 1 p.m.. to eat lunch, shop and save a spot for the parade. Not knowin ...

Thank you to voters for supporting schools

Thank you to our Placer and Del Oro High School attendance area voters for your overwhelming support of our students and schools with the passage of Measures G and D, the school fa ...

Questions about new police chief

I see Auburn has a new chief of police. Why did the previous CEO of public safety leave? Was he fired, laid off, retired? Why isn't the new chief a CEO? Living way out here in ...

Thanks for supporting Christmas Basket program

After 33 years of helping the needy in the the Auburn Area, the Auburn Christmas Basket program has decided to cease its operation and merge its resources with The Auburn Interfait ...

Column true on importance of reading to children

Amie Topher's piece in the Journal rereading to babies, Nov. 15, hit home. Amie tells us that letters, words and pictures have ''special meanings," that babies re ...

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 ...