Auburn Police match Placer High vandal's graffiti evidence to a tee

Hand-written scrawl on a Placer High School student’s T-shirt helped collar a tagger Auburn Police say is responsible for a rash of graffiti vandalism around the city. School Re ...

Defensible space is good

Re: “Clearing land to reduce fire fuels in North Auburn,” (Journal, Aug. 23). I think that clearing land to prevent fires is a good idea because more fires in Auburn would be ...

Leader ignored flag etiquette

While attending the Fourth of July parade, I witnessed something that was disturbing to me. (Auburn Mayor) Bridget Powers, who is running for re-election to the City Council, was ...

Hope you like your ‘change’

Some very good comments lately on how we got into this recession. The brain dead liberal Democrats will unfortunately never get it, though. It’s true that it took both parties t ...

Hillmen prep for Friday face-off

Placer Hillmen head coach Joey Montoya calls out plays to his offensive line during Wednesday afternoon’s practice. After having last Friday off, the Hillmen are ready to face th ...

The place to be on a Friday night

During these times when we have to be more careful with our money we are forced to cut back on our expenses. The first thing we must be concerned with is making sure we have the ne ...

Koch bros. do not pull strings

My letter is in response to Leslye Janusz’s letter to the editor on Sept. 8. Leslye states that the Koch brothers are funding the tea party folks. I can state unequivocally that ...

Foothills life a precious gift

In this post 9/11 world, we all have a lot to be grateful for. We have our most valuable possession, our life. We who have survived our youth, no doubt learned a lot. Those who did ...

North built up our symphony

We will always be honored that Janet North was a moving force in the development of the Auburn Symphony from a struggling orchestra to one of the best community symphonies in the U ...

Board member wants colleagues out

The upcoming Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD) election will decide whether the ARD board of directors is going to do the will of the people. ARD and county parks hav ...