Letters to the Editor

No business with women?

A while back I asked Tom McClintock whether he would agree to an evening debate once the primaries were over. I asked him as a representative of the League of Women Voters of Place ...

Small potholes, big problems

I am very concerned about the condition of Placer Hills Road in Meadow Vista. I drive to the freeway on this roadway and I can see it deteriorating a little bit more every day. As ...

Reader Input: Who or how do I thank donors?

For the past 9-plus months I have been going through chemotherapy for a cancer problem. During that time, I have received at least 30 units of blood or platelets. As far as I can s ...

Reader Input: Dogs gone?

A couple of weeks ago my daughter, son-in-law and I were getting ready to ride the trail at the Auburn overlook. I left the trailer for a few minutes, when I returned my daughter w ...

Medicare for all

Medicare operates on around a 3 percent overhead versus a 26 percent overhead for insurance companies.  This is because in a for-profit health care system, tens of millions of ...

Shout out to neighbors

I am writing in response to the “call to arms” article recently written by Susan Rushton (Journal Aug. 12), suggesting, urging, pleading neighbors to band together to w ...

Free road service

Most people may not be aware of a free emergency road assistance that is provided by Placer County Transportation. It is the FSP (Freeway Service Patrol). Last month, on a Tuesday ...

People of the United States

The article, Petty Politics (Journal Aug. 8), was forwarded to me by a long-time friend in Placer County and I must address Mr. Smith’s comments regarding commending four sup ...

Please stop this craziness

My family and I are devastated over the county plans for the Twilight Ride property at 5345 Bell Road for  an access to Hidden Falls Park. We live right next door at 5355 Bell ...

Legality/illegality won’t stop suicides

It was a mystery why Auburn Journal had to editorialize way back in April its need to revise its estimation of the number of suicides that have occurred at the Foresthill Bridge. U ...

No roads lead to Hidden Falls expansion

The County of Placer and well meaning people have dumped millions of dollars through the Placer Legacy and Placer Land Trust for acquisition of land for preserving and recreation u ...

A new facility for our food closet

I have been asked to reach out to the lawyers in the Auburn Area to ask their help with a new facility for the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet. This organization plays a vitally impo ...

Fire science at standstill?

Almost 50 years ago, we put a man on the moon with less technology than is in a hand-held phone. Why are we still using water and fire retardant to fight fires? Really! Is that the ...

Petty politics

If the two “non-Republican” members of our Board of Supervisors supported a resolution in support of motherhood, doubtless Dianne Foster would find fault with it. Her r ...

Thanks from Trent’s family

On behalf of the family of Trent Lindholdt, I would like to thank our friends and the community for all of the love and support during Trent’s brave battle against cancer. As ...