There are better places for big box

In response to Cathy Sandy and Dee Williams who wrote letters on the big box stores on March 10, I really agree with both of them. I would be delighted to not have to go down to t ...

Placer High Senior Projects need Auburn’s support

The Placer High School Senior Project teachers are very concerned by recent board meetings suggesting that Senior Project may very well be on the “chopping block” in our di ...

Newcastle woman dies after Interstate-80 wrong-way drive, rollover

A Newcastle woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash this morning on Interstate 80 in Auburn. The accident occurred at about 2:27 a.m. on eastbound I-80. The victim and lone occu ...

Global warming a political hoax

Solar system warming: The sun has been directing earth’s weather for about four billion years, and there is nothing we can do about it. NASA has documented that the sun is warmi ...

Needs to shop Wal-Mart – not

In regards to the letter (Journal, March 3), “Auburn needs that big box.” The letter writer says, “We unequivocally need a Wal-Mart.” Please don’t speak for me. I don’ ...

Get kids out of traffic control

Regarding Katie Fuller’s letter (Journal, March 8), I don’t believe the suspension of the air traffic controllers was too severe. FAA regulations state that only a licensed ai ...

Feeling chipper service is back

Thank you, Cal Fire, for the return of the chipping program. Your fast, efficient work in reducing piles of tree trimmings to small bits of wood chips is much appreciated. You hel ...

Money trumps Auburn residents’ needs

This planned Bohemia Project in North Auburn will be a catastrophe for the surrounding neighborhoods and Highway 49 traffic. If there were no entrance on Canal Street, there would ...

Mayor running for reelection

Auburn Mayor Bridget Powers, is gearing up for reelection in November while acting out her current mayoral term. Powers said she’s motivated by a job well done, whether in her d ...

A sea of pink slips

The delivery of pink slips by Auburn-area school districts has parents, teachers and students nervous about the future of education. Dave Horsey, superintendent of Placer Union Hi ...
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