Editorials

Barbecue time

This year will be the 36th annual Auburn Rotary “Spirit of Auburn Community BBQ,” the largest fundraiser of the year for this local service club. The greater Auburn com ...

Be prepared for foothill wildfire

As over a dozen fires are burning across California, it’s important to be more prepared than ever before. In Thursday’s Auburn Journal, we published a 24-page Fire and ...

Are you ready for football?

While we are about to end the month of July, it may seem like it’s early, but yes, it is time to start talking about high school football in our community. At the Auburn Jou ...

Let’s help end local hunger

Going hungry is more than just having a growling stomach. It’s lightheadedness. Dizziness. Headaches. Difficulty in focusing on anything. No one wants to experience that ...

Our View: Rogue massage operators unwelcome in Auburn. It’s the law

Massage businesses in Auburn offering sexual services? Wherever there is a weak link in the chain of justice, there is a member of the criminal community looking for a way i ...

Our View: Rogue massage operators unwelcome in Auburn. It’s the law

Massage businesses in Auburn offering sexual services? Wherever there is a weak link in the chain of justice, there is a member of the criminal community looking for a way in. In ...

Our View: Great people make a great community

The thing about a good community is it takes lots of good people. Auburn has no shortage of great people who serve this city. It is rich with volunteers, nonprofits and communit ...

Our View: Take in Placer’s beauty but be careful

It’s summer. It’s a great time to get outside and enjoy the area we live in. And there is much to take in. There’s an abundance of hiking, biking, swimming, ra ...

Serving the community: It’s not all politics

“Politics is not an end, but a means. It is not a product, but a process. It is the art of government. Like other values it has its counterfeits. So much emphasis has been pl ...

Our View: Capital Gazette shootings strengthen newsroom resolve

“Don’t shoot the messenger.” The saying is a well-worn truism in newsrooms. Many people don’t want to read about it when things go wrong, people foul up ...

Our View: Support local 4-H youth at Placer County Fair

Thursday kicked off the 81st annual Placer County Fair and many visitors are heading directly to the carnival’s roller coaster, the food areas or to see Arden Park Roots a ...

A new beginning for Auburn’s homeless shelter

It’s been several weeks since the Placer County Board of Supervisors announced that The Gathering Inn would be running our local homeless shelter. It is our view this was ...

Our View: Celebrating dear old dad

As the middle of June arrives, the temperature rises as spring transforms into summer. At the same time, the one holiday that rolls around is a tribute to none other than, dear ...

Our View: Honoring Rear Admiral Bonnie Potter

The goal of the Honoring Bonnie Potter Committee is to raise sufficient funds in order to create a statue commemorating Admiral Potter and her accomplishments in addition to hig ...

Our View: A 100-mile run to the Endurance Capital of the World

One of Auburn’s most impressive claims to fame is the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run. On June 23, a total of 369 individuals will set off on the long journey fr ...