Opinion

Through literacy events, a book binds a community

Tales of snowbound hardships, starvation and tragedy are deeply rooted in the lore of the mountains around Donner Lake. Most of us remember accounts of the struggles faced by pione ...

The author behind the ‘Wall’

She didn’t expect her life to turn out the way it has. I know, this isn’t unusual. Thirty years ago, or 23 or seven, did you expect, really, to be doing what you’ ...

Media Life: Wishbone Ash promises to take Auburn back to classic-style rock

Followers of the intricacies and fretboard fury of harmonic twin-lead-guitar playing – or just aficionados of classic Brit rock for that matter – will be in for a treat ...

Reader Input: Enlightened turn backs on homeless

Your article “Airport Business Park irked by crime rise” (Journal, March 26) placed conspicuously below a photo of a homeless encampment seems to have fingered the perp ...

Reader Input: Shelter would solve problem

No one who reads the Auburn Journal could have missed the picture of the homeless encampment near the Auburn Municipal Airport on the front page of the paper, March 26, 2014. If ...

Reader Input: Save hometown cultural venue

While Costco could be a Placer County tax boon, please do not disregard the cultural loss to the community if the DeWitt Theater is bulldozed. The building has become a vital ven ...

Reader Input: Time to invest in Auburn seniors

I have a suggestion for Placer County to provide adequate revenue to support a senior center in Auburn. I moved to Auburn in 1997 and purchased a home and have paid property tax ...

Reader Input: Eminent domain for private gain

Thanks to Virginia Diffenbaugh for her detailed letter in support of the present and historical DeWitt Center (“Don’t blow it at DeWitt Center,” Reader Input, Mar ...

Another View: Building the Auburn Dam still isn’t the right call

On March 2, guest columnist Tom McClintock made it clear that he was reopening the Auburn Dam proposal (“California Water: It’s the storage presenting the problem,&rdqu ...