Opinion

Reader input: Alkire good for district attorney

As a permanent absentee voter, I cast my vote today for David Alkire for Nevada County district attorney. I hope others who believe in justice will do the same. Let’s let the ...

Reader input: Good global warming talk

I welcome Mr. Polette (Auburn Journal, May 11, Reader Input) Mr. Sisson (Auburn Journal, May 15, Reader Input) and Mr. Bryan’s (May 14, Reader Input) discussion about global ...

Reader input: We’re not new, we want Costco

I thought it was time to write a letter in support of Costco. My husband is a lifelong Auburnite, as are his parents, and I have lived here for 33 years; we are not, as some people ...

Reader input: Mayor on track for ‘She Rocks the Trails’

On June 14, there will be another endurance event in our great town of Auburn. The She Rocks The Trails 10K and 25K run is back for its third year. It is a challenging and fun endu ...

Editor's Notebook: To do today: Take a big bite of local culture

If you’re not careful, you could all too easily wind up violating four or five of the Seven Deadly Sins this weekend in Auburn and environs. Let’s start, as I did a l ...

Another View: Flush with pride, a father shares gratitude for his kids

It is a beautiful sunny day in Auburn as I sit here relaxing with my coffee and reflecting on the day’s events. I was in the audience while my son — James Kirby, a gr ...

Another View: SCOTUS picks are key

The fact that the current U.S. Supreme Court is closely divided along party lines is not a historic pattern. That is, historically, justices have not consistently voted together by ...

Any Lukkonen: Extreme fire danger

Andy Lukkonen: Extreme fire danger

Media Life: 1860s rails, films and history mysteries crowd the column

Newcastle’s rail history brain trust Chris Graves will be setting down some historic artifacts from the early Central Pacific days for the public’s perusal on Sunday du ...

Reader Input: ACA is what keeps children covered

John Manuola states that the Affordable Care Act must go (“ACA crippling many; time for it to go,” Reader Input, May 15). From reading his letter, it is clear that Jo ...