Welding business catches fire

A passerby reported seeing a fire burning inside C & T Welding, 130 Elm Ave. in Auburn, at 6:30 p.m. Monday. A total of four engines from Auburn City, CalFire and Newcastle fire ...

Dawson drives to regional title

Randall Dawson’s dream to compete at the ReMax World Long Drive Championships became a reality on Saturday in Mesquite, Nev. The former Placer High golfer won the Region 8 quali ...

High school students reach out to Colfax I-80 rock attack victim

Trying to make sense of a crime that left their community confused and saddened, Colfax High School students are reaching out to the motorist injured in a rock-throwing attack on I ...

Our View: Time to put city’s blue bag recycling program in trash

What’s blue, costs $60,000 a year and appears to have no discernable goal than to make people feel better about themselves? The blue bag recycling program in the city of Auburn. ...

McClintock, we need your help

The Auburn State Recreation Area is slated to lose the funding from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This money goes to the state of California to manage our jewel of a park that is ...

Educators get no gifts

In the recent headlines and related article, the Journal leads people to believe that resources of government, the people’s money, are being freely gifted to retired educators. L ...

A lesson in teacher pensions

I am very disappointed in the headline of Aug. 18 concerning retired educators and their pensions, (“Retired educators hit pension gold”). The Auburn Journal does not need to ...

Chief retiring too young

Pay of public officials was headlines Aug 18. Roseville Police Chief (Mike) Blair’s retirement at the early age of 50 (Journal, Aug. 20) is surprising since he is at the peak of ...

Keep teens busy, but not on overpass

This letter is referring to the article in the Aug. 17 Journal concerning teens and the rock-tossing incident. Our freeway overpasses are an invitation to such things as suicides ...

Jim Ruffalo: Look, and look hard, at charter cities issue

Fire-proofing the notebook while lauding those Auburnians who went out and did the work we’ve already paid the state and federal governments to do in order to make the neighborho ...