Councilman questions firefighter’s medical response

Three firefighters and two paramedics rushed to David Carter’s side after he passed out and fell down at a recent Auburn Chamber of Commerce mixer. City officials question wheth ...

State needs a good sweeping

Do the state legislators – assembly(men) and senators – know that one of their primary duties is to balance the budget? Most spend money the state does not have, raising salar ...

Octogenarian’s health plea

I am writing in sheer desperation. My insurance is trying to take away my liquid potassium, which I have been on for many years. I only have half a bowl and need it. I have had t ...

Wrong to dilute past sacrifice

Re: the March 23 letter to the editor, “March 21 ‘new Day of Infamy.’” The writer, by comparing the passage of the health care reform bill to the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on P ...

Nation’s history repeats itself

When you look at the history of our country, you see that we had “taxation without representation” in our relationship with England. That led to the American Revolution and our ...

Hooray for the health care bill

I just read (March 23) in the Auburn Journal: “Historic legislation adding tens of millions of Americans to health-care coverage.” It makes me want to weep with joy. Hooray, h ...

Chana prepares students for success

Chana High School’s senior project was a recent topic in the article, “Doubt cast on future of senior projects,” (Journal, March 19). Unfortunately, Chana staff members were ...

Citizen-led efforts key to solving our budget woes

As city, county, state and federal budget deficits grow, so do citizen concerns. In reaction to furloughs, reduced services and reports of extravagant management salaries, ...

FDA needs to be reformed

In reference to Terry Auch’s letter of March 18, I would like to add a few comments. Relatively few Americans realize that the FDA is truly a government agency in desperate need ...

March 21 new ‘Day of Infamy’

Dec. 7, 1941 was a “Day of Infamy,” (Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor). March 21, 2010 is the second “Day of Infamy,” an attack on the United States, except this attack cam ...

Vote the bums out

Our legislature is broken and needs to be fixed. The first step is to throw all of the bums out. Independent candidates are our only hope of breaking the grip that lobbyists an ...

Bring back jack that you took

To the gentleman in the truck who picked up my husband’s jack off of Bowman Road on Saturday morning: You can put it in the metal box, by the mailboxes, at Bowman and Porter Lane ...

New park could honor Conkey

If a “big box” store really wants to come into our community, there are far better places near Auburn than the little patch of green between Canal Street and Highway 49. It w ...

Tree-butchering knuckleheads strike

I took my four kids to Meadow Vista Park to enjoy the sunshine, the jungle gym, the breeze, the spring grass and the ancient oak trees on Friday. What was my horror when I saw the ...

Leash the proposal to allow black bear hunting with dogs

The Sierra Club — California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee — Black Bear Task Force and the environmental law firm Chatten-Brown & Carstens have filed a letter opposing ...