Editorials

Behind the Signature: Ron Rothe

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Ron Rothe: Lives in: Newcastle. ”I moved up to be near my son, and he up and moved to Hawaii.” This father of three ...

Behind the Signature: Roger Perkins

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Roger Perkins Lives in: Despite sojourns in Foresthill and Roseville, Perkins considers himself a “52-year Auburn resi ...

Jim Ruffalo: Have we gone from career politicians to career candidates?

Part of the learning curve is finding out things we once deemed permanent aren’t really that way. Time and tide were once thought to be permanent, but Einstein teaches the opposi ...

Journal to discontinue Doonesbury strip

The Auburn Journal is no longer running the Doonesbury political cartoon by Garry Trudeau. A recent series of strips contained offensive language and content that the Journal deem ...

Another View: Time to review ‘slush funds’ and supervisor pay

The issue of the legality and appropriateness of the use of taxpayer funds to support community non-profit events by local public officials has been an ongoing discussion for the p ...

Ruffalo: Auburn pilot knows the thrills, terrors of racing at 500 mph

Unlike almost all of us, Auburn’s Tom Dwelle knows what it’s like to be inside one of those behemoth racing planes now made even more famous (infamous) by the tragic turn of ev ...

Ruffalo: Recovery imminent if government would get out of way

There are at least three ways to look at how things are going economically these days. Republicans would have us believe the only reason we’re not going to Hell in a hand-basket ...

Another View: Ten years after 9/11; what works

“The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil; but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” These words by Albert Einstein — and sim ...

Ruffalo: Auburn’s need is great; could we all do just a bit more?

The City of Auburn and its environs take a back seat to nobody when it comes time for gifts from the heart. Our little village is rightly well known for its charity, volunteerism h ...

Another View: 49 Fire anniversary stirs many memories

While being compact and informative, Gus Thomson’s piece in Tuesday’s Journal also rang a chord somewhere in the depths of my subconscious, which is tough to do considering som ...