Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Vote depends on Twilight Ride project

To: Placer County Supervisors Re: Placer County purchase of 50-acre Twilight Ride property located at 5345 Bell Road for more access to Hidden Falls Park. My name is Mik ...

Reader Input: A memorable Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to remember and pay tribute to the men and women of our uniformed services who lost their lives while serving our country. On behalf of the Auburn Area Hono ...

Reader Input: How did a society turn a blind eye?

How did it happen? How did a society turn a blind eye? How do people see their neighbors being rounded up and taken away? I remember being in high school and learning about WWII a ...

Reader Input: Spanish colleague

Last year I was visited by a Spanish colleague, “James,” and I took him on a fishing trip on the American River. James had fished throughout Europe, and during our time ...

Reader Input: Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White, one of the innovators of the photo essay in the field of photojournalism, was one of the first four staff photographers of Life magazine when it began in 193 ...

Reader Input: Who is the NRA?

WHO IS THE NRA? They are made up from law-abiding, tax paying, union members, professional service and contractor citizens, to name just a few. They pay dues to The National Rifle ...

Reader input: Young voters: show up

Why do voters ages 18-44 want to give voters that are older more than two votes each to their one? That is what happened in the 2014 midterm elections due to low voter turnout i ...

Reader input: Disappointing position

It was disappointing to read the position paper from Leah Cavanaugh in the May 13 edition of the Auburn Journal. Some examples: Cavanaugh: “The law prohibits local law ...

Reader input: A step forward in opioid crisis

Congratulations to our Placer County Board of Supervisors for joining other counties in a lawsuit against opioid-promoting Big Pharma (Journal May 13). This is truly addressing ...

Reader input: Volunteers set great example

Last month, the population at Acres of Hope went from about 35 to almost 100 as volunteers from CenterPoint Church and all four Rotary Clubs in Auburn (Gold Country, Sierra Pass ...

Reader Input: Who do they think they are?

Who do California’s legislatures and governor think they are supporting when they pass legislation that gives everything to people who crossed the border illegally and have n ...

Reader Input: Todd Irby endorsed

The Placer County Deputy District Attorney Association has unanimously voted to endorse Commissioner Todd Irby’s candidacy for Placer County Superior Court Judge. We believe ...

Reader Input: Stories build kids’ confidence

Thank you for the nice write up on Kendal and the Del Oro trap club (Foothill Magazine, May issue). These kind of stories can be such confidence builders for the kids. By the way ...

Reader Input: Worse than a swamp

President Donald Trump calls Washington a “swamp.” Not unlike many of the president’s other pronouncements, this recent assessment of the political climate is as ...

Reader Input: Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to my sweet friend Jennifer who is like a mother to me. We have our good and bad times together we laugh and we cry together I can always trust her and I c ...