Opinion

Lukkonen: Outnumber

Another View: Breaking down the argument for big boxes

It is sad when our public elected officials take our public land at North Auburn's DeWitt Center and turn it into big-box stores. The Home Depot kind of snuck by me, and now ac ...

Reader Input: Thanks to all for a great parade

Each year we come together on the first Saturday of December to celebrate the Festival of Lights Parade, brought to you by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. While we enjoy the colo ...

Reader Input: Coffee drinkers deserve choices

C’mon, Dutch Bros., be fair and share. Dutch Bros. is an exceptional coffee company, no doubt about it. My complaint is that they should not take over the site of Java Deto ...

Reader Input: Value history, not big boxes

Re: “Placer supervisors poised to name vacancy date for North Auburn WWII-era theater” (Journal, Dec. 7): Let’s take a look at what the Placer County Planning D ...

Reader Input: Voters clear: Change needed

Ron Lowe questions why 60-70 percent of Americans who are unhappy with the direction the country is headed, voted to put the Republicans in charge of Congress (Reader Input, Nov. 2 ...

Another View: ‘Think Auburn First Challenge’ pays dividends

Recently, a friend of ours got up at a public meeting and proudly boasted that last year, he and his wife did all of their Christmas shopping in Auburn. He was excited about thei ...

Reader Input: Travel host stays opened visitor’s eyes

It was during a recent trip that my husband and I drove through several small cities in Northern California. As I looked at the rhythms of the people, drivers and kids playing I sa ...