Opinion

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Measure may do unintended harm

Measure A, which will appear on the June primary ballot, would convert Auburn from a general law city to a charter city. It is disturbing that voters are being asked to weigh in on ...

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Fighting for Auburn’s future

From now until Election Day on June 5, Auburn residents will have front-row seats in a replay of the David vs. Goliath story. The battle is about Measure A, “The Home Rule for Au ...

Gratitude for fire safety work

Deer Ridge is a community of 120 homes located in Auburn. Six common areas were created by the developer for beauty and recreational use for our residents. Gray areas within our CC ...

Measure A spells trouble

What do the troubled cities of Bell, Vallejo and Stockton have in common with Auburn? Today, not much. If Measure A is passed and Auburn becomes a charter city, we will have much m ...

Health care a humane offering

To be creative is to invent something. But, we ask, does the thing invented actually work? Case in point: the commerce clause in our Constitution …the “thing” that needs to ...

Proposed charter needs clarification

Re: proposed Auburn city charter (full text and pro and con — Journal, April 6):I have a few questions/concerns for our city fathers, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and the p ...

Another View: Take a look at the homeless around us

Editor’s note: Supervisor Jim Holmes is up for reelection June 5. He is facing challenger Robert Grigas of Newcastle in District 3.During my time as a Placer County Superviso ...

PG&E delivered for State Theater

Last Thursday (April 5) the power went off at the State Theater building due to a failed PG&E transformer. We had a series of very important meetings scheduled for Friday morning. ...

Martha Stewart for president

Well, George Washington must be rolling over in his grave. In his exit speech one of the major warnings he left us with was not to become too partisan. Not only have we done just ...

Signs of beauty seen in Auburn

The City of Auburn is the perfect example of America the beautiful.Congratulations to Bud Pisarek for the logos that are painted in the intersection of High Street and Lincoln Way, ...