Editorials

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 ...

Our View: Don’t forget to vote Tuesday in the primary election

Tuesday’s Statewide Direct Primary Election has been rather low-key in the Auburn area. Usually, this newspaper office is bombarded by election letter-writers urging a ...

Serving our seniors well

Seniors First of Placer County is an amazing local nonprofit organization making a huge difference in our community.  Over the past year, Seniors First has: Served nea ...

Golden State Killer case shouldn’t devalue Auburn Police

“Always be wary. But don’t let that wariness spiral into paranoia. And support your hard-working, dedicated Auburn Police Department.” It’s a way of thin ...

In the national spotlight, but thankful to be all local

The recent arrest of the Golden State Killer has drawn much attention, locally and across the nation. The 72-year-old Citrus Heights man was taken into custody on Wednesday. The ho ...

Our View: Leading the community to great heights

Leadership Auburn is an excellent way to become immersed in the Auburn community. If learning about the local government, hospital, justice system, area businesses and Auburn hi ...

Our View: What really counts at the Foresthill Bridge

The Journal has done something it hasn’t done in 45 years. This past week, we increased our estimate on the number of people who have fatally plunged off the 730-foot- ...

Our View: Highway 49: Welcome to our own Bermuda Triangle

Fear and aggression. Road worriers and road warriors. They’re combinations of all-too-human emotions that seem to boil over for many drivers when they hit Highway 49 o ...

Our View: Auburn Recreation District parks make life better

The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District, “ARD” to most everyone in our community, positively touches so many lives across our region. Auburn and its environs a ...

Our View: Trivial time in Auburn? Not so fast

Imagine a giant pub trivia night at a grand old theater with a warm and friendly atmosphere – plus good intentions for money raised that night intended to filter into a li ...

Our View: The voting has begun for Auburn and Colfax’s best

While the weather outside hasn’t looked like it this past week, spring is in the air. We are always pretty busy here at the Auburn Journal, but this time of year is one of ou ...

Irish Soda. Popcorn. Magic. In Auburn

There was an outpouring of the late great Auburn Drug Co.’s secret-recipe Irish Soda on Friday at the Journal. And there was an outpouring of sentiment for a comeback. If y ...