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Pulver scores 42 in Colfax loss to Lincoln

Despite Chris Pulver?s monster game of a season-high 42 points, eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks, the Colfax Falcons came up short in overtime, losing to Li ...

In the fellowship of the ring

It started with a dozen cowboys and a thousand dollars apiece in Scottsdale, Ariz. For Auburn resident Aaron Semas, it ended with him being honored by the organization he helped fo ...

Play showcased talents, promise of next generation

I was shown Friday, Jan. 9, a side of the youth of this community that will not get on TV news. I was shown this in a most pleasurable and impressive manner. We were invited to see ...

U.S. must remain viable, independent economic force

The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) is currently being promoted by proponents of the FTAA that are deceitful about their intentions. They mask their true objectives with ut ...

Family knew to learn, use the language of the land

I recently had the need to call the federal Social Security office. They gave me the choice of listening in English or Spanish. I then remembered that most local, state and federal ...

County protects land, but not its employees

I read with dismay the Thursday, Jan. 8 Auburn Journal. The two front-page stories concerned the Placer Legacy and the Deputy Sheriff?s Association contract negotiations. My first ...

We have telemarketers off our backs; now let's tackle spam

by Helen Bale One down, two to go ? and it?s hard to tell which is worse! The ?one down? is the end of those annoying telemarketing calls. Since the ?Do Not Call? list went into ef ...

Defendant in murder trial pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

A defendant in a murder trial under way at the Historic Courthouse in Auburn has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter along with attempted grand theft and is expected to testif ...

ARD youth services manager Gloria Gibson retires after 20 years of service

When Auburn Recreation District site director Carol Kerr asked Debbie Thomas to join the youth services team seven years ago, she never dreamed she would be recruiting the replacem ...

Telling Jesse's story

STOCKTON ? Jesse Mizener would have enjoyed himself on Sunday. The man described by family members as an outgoing ?ham? would have loved the attention from regional media outlets c ...