Give thanks to unsung heroes

This week, May 16 to 22, is EMS Week, a time to recognize the unsung heroes who come to our aid when we dial 911 in a crisis. Residents of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Y ...

Driving too slowly a hazard

Summer is on its way! Time to roll down the windows and feel the wind in your hair. I would never advocate speeding to accomplish this goal, but I have been noticing an annoying ha ...

Neighborhood weary of noise

Thank you to all of the thousands of people who have given to charity and prayed for our welfare in the 49 Fire. To those of you who tour through our neighborhood on your Harleys ...

Don’t nudists need protection?

Re: “Families and river nudists don’t mix,” (Reader Input, May 17): Seems like the rangers could cite them for not wearing life jackets if they are in the water. Or do nudis ...

Home show kept in planners’ minds

The Amgen Tour of California bicycle race just whizzed by the front gate of the Gold Country Fairgrounds where the Spring Home Show was being held. I want to compliment Capt. John ...

Gulf spill shows dangers of oil

I have been watching with horror as one of the worst oil spills in American history continues unabated, and millions of gallons of crude oil now threaten our nation’s vital gulf ...

Bike to the Amgen race

I’m happy it rained yesterday. The hillsides should still be green with wildflowers on Sunday. Even though we are just a Tour of California pass-through city, hopefully the maj ...

Tour planning is exemplary

Once again the community is coming together. The CHP is using the Auburn model of planning and volunteers for the Amgen Tour of California as a model for other pass-through cities ...

Figure McCann into Central mix

As is my habit, I read the Auburn Journal every morning. I’ve noticed that opinions on what to put in the new Central Square are varied. Here is something to think about: Thos ...

Amgen too close to miss

With it coming within an eight iron of my front door, I wouldn’t miss Amgen for the world. The city and area should be very proud of the efforts put in over the years to bring a ...