Feds keep people in dark

According to Citizens Against Government Waste, within days of the Gulf oil spill the Dutch government offered the services of their high-tech oil skimming ships. They also offered ...

U.S. a nation under God

Happy Fourth of July to all of us that are proud to be Americans! God has truly blessed us beyond what we deserve. After seeing the tremendous performances by the talented partici ...

A fish-friendly recession cure

Did you know that the Dry Creek salmon crashed from a high of 772 fish in 2005 to five fish in ’09? That’s a devastating decline, and many of the factors affecting that declin ...

Big box against wishes of the people

Bohemia? Really? Let’s see who is on the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council and voted in total disregard of the citizens who were in attendance that spoke out against the pr ...

MAC did local residents wrong

I was under the delusion that the introduction of Municipal Advisory Councils (MACs) was to provide the (Placer County) supervisors with a group that helps them learn the general f ...

New mural is magnificent

The mural is beautiful. It lets travelers coming to or passing through know Auburn is a special place (Journal, July 7). Artist Patrick Shields should have been consulted when Cen ...

Restrictions bad for biz

So, now that the disruptive traffic pattern and the loss of parking caused by the poorly conceived and executed (Streetscape) “Central Triangle” (are apparent), those businesse ...

Kitty miracle follows 49 Fire

We live in the area where the 49 Fire burned so many houses. Thank the Lord our house was saved. Our friend Connie wasn’t so lucky. Her house was right next to the large field a ...

Ollar Burris case is a waste

I agree with your comments in Friday’s (July 2) “Our View,” “Ollar Burris case wasting taxpayer money.” The (Placer) County supervisors are using our tax dollars as a po ...

Auburn man drowns in popular river swim spot

Authorities have identified a man who drowned after slipping off a rock into the swift-flowing water of the South Yuba River as an Auburn resident. The body of 20-year-old Robert ...

Chipper cost boosts fire risk

You’re telling me that it cost $80 to chip a pile of branches that are precut and stacked by the road (Journal, July 6)? How could that be? It takes all of 10 minutes each stack ...

Local merchants deserve chance

I read the article in today’s Journal regarding restrictions on Downtown businesses in regards to outdoor decorations with bewilderment (Journal, July 5). I do believe that the ...

Tanning tax burns reader

This letter is in regards to the new tax that is being levied against the tanning salons (Journal, July 1). What in the world is this administration thinking about? This is the sa ...

Bluebird story brings happiness

The catchy headline (In bluebird circles, he’s a major housing developer) along with the colorful photo of a gentleman in front of a number of birdhouses, made me want to read th ...

Kindly Auburn acts renew faith

It comes around once a year, this day of celebration of America’s successful bid to become a nation. This year I felt a beleaguered spirit of sorts as the economy and state of Ca ...
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