Latest letters from Citrus Heights readers discuss homelessness in Citrus Heights, including whether vacant lots on Sayonara Drive should be used as a temporary shelter area.
Letters to the Editor
Letter by Craig Hoppe, Citrus Heights–
I am homeless in Citrus Heights and something has to be done to stop us from canning and going into trash. But for most of us, that means no food or money.
So the city wants to discourage drivers from using Old Auburn Road as a thoroughfare? All roads leading from Interstate 80 to Sunrise or Hazel are used the same way.
I live in the neighborhood and love the change to single turn lanes each way at the intersection of Old Auburn and Fair Oaks Boulevard. All the added safety steps are working nicely.
Although I applaud the fine work of our Police Department and all of our officers, I have more and more concerns about the homeless situation in Citrus Heights.
[RE: City ‘leaning’ towards permanent lane reduction on Old Auburn; March 1st] I travel the corridor of Old Auburn Road five to six times a week, traveling west from the intersection of Fair Oaks Boulevard. I have been doing this for years and have witnessed the various temporary adjustments that[Read More…]
I understand that a half-cent isn’t substantial, but we have been half-a-cent taxed enough. With wages not reflecting the cost of living, you want more out of our pockets.
The timing of the traffic lights should have been done years ago.