Our View: Hark! Season of pigskin, parade, pride in our youth

That little chill in the air the last few days means the holidays are just around the corner. And what a fun, festive and exciting weekend ahead for Auburn fans and families alike. ...

Media Life: Things could get complicated for Auburn’s football-game streaker

One fleet-footed spectator stole a page out of the 1970s playbook during last Friday’s Placer-Calaveras football game. For the first time in a long time, Auburn was streaked. W ...

Choose to help or simply whine

The Auburn Journal goes above and beyond the call of duty when showing all viewpoints on a range of issues. Harry Truman said “the buck stops here.” In our nation, the preside ...

No to drunken legislators

Would you board a bus knowing the driver is drunk? Would you trust a drunken taxi driver, a drunken motorist, a drunken pilot? A drunken teacher, pastor, coach? Probably not. Then ...

Expand breadth of coverage

I am one who enjoys starting my day as slowly as possible with a cup of tea and a newspaper in hand — the old-fashioned paper with print on it. Later in the day, I usually check ...

Double-stacks are super-great

I am stunned that Allan and Joan Lovan can’t think of any economic benefit to Auburn coming from Union Pacific (Reader Input, Dec. 1), when there are so many. Just in case their ...

Soldier’s heart belongs in Auburn

I just wanted to say that I read the Auburn Journal online almost every day. Truth is, it simply keeps me tied to home. Serving as an Army combat medic in Korea I find myself mis ...

Our View: Short-term pain, long-term gain with Streetscape

Auburn City Councilman Keith Nesbitt summed it up as well as anyone: “My message to the crowd of 12 of us in there is no one is going to get exactly what they want, but we’ll ...

Antique Christmas lights to get rare public showing in Auburn

Looking into one ornament, Roseville Victorian Christmas lights collector Janice Lake sees Queen Victoria and Prince Albert strolling regally down a castle corridor bathed in a fli ...

Benefit concert highlights Yule tunes on CD

When Claytoven Richardson looks back on 30 years as one of the recording industry’s top session vocalists and thinks of Christmas, he thinks of Michael Bolton dressed as Santa Cl ...

Michigan Bluff’s ancient ‘weather tree’ toppled by winds

Michigan Bluff’s ancient oak – believed to be 900 years old or more – has been toppled. The massive tree, which spread out over long-time residents Bob and Barbara Phillips ...

Students should hear of creation

Whether or not intelligent design is true, creation should be taught alongside evolution in schools, not to satisfy a religious belief, but rather because the open-minded pursuit o ...

Save a pet this holiday season

To those readers who watched the heartwarming Hallmark TV movie “A Dog Named Christmas” Sunday, Nov. 29, I would like to direct your attention to the many dogs locally that nee ...

Sing ‘Hallelujah’ with symphony

The Auburn Symphony wishes to thank our generous sponsors of our “Swing for the Symphony” dinner, dance and casino night last weekend. We are thankful for the support of Pat ...

County workers fund pensions

As a former employee of Placer County who retired “early” after only 37 years of service, I feel obligated to respond to Jim Ruffalo’s Perspectives column of Nov. 22. In hi ...