Auburn business owners offered free guidance at new SBDC branch

For the past few years, small businesses needing training and guidance could call on the Small Business Development Center at Sierra College’s Gateway campus in Roseville. Now t ...

Our View: Community fest celebrates life in the foothills

On Saturday celebrate Auburn at Recreation Park with thousands of your neighbors, family and friends. The 14th annual Auburn Community Festival offers a day of fun for young and o ...

HP memories of Fiorina not good

I worked for Hewlett-Packard for 32 years, retiring in 2002. For most of my time there it was one of the greatest companies in the world and an extraordinary place to work. Then ...

Solution found in Carly Fiorina

I am writing to throw my support to Carly Fiorina. As a retired college dean and professor, I have completely had it with Barbara Boxer and her inaction as our Senator. Barbara Bo ...

Brown means more trouble

California is in big trouble! Unionized state workers have been provided with incomes twice that of private sector workers, along with outrageous pensions — this from our complia ...

Vote Holmes for City Council

Mike (Holmes) cast a vote in October of 2003 to put excess funds into a reserve account. During the past two or three years when the economy took a downturn, these reserve funds h ...

Prop. 25 worth promoting

Finally there is something on the ballot where our vote will make a difference. Please read Proposition 25 and vote for it. Besides voting for it, let your friends know about it. ...

Auburn has great choices

This is a banner year for Auburn voters. Seldom has there been a more qualified slate of candidates for Auburn City Council than the one we will choose from this November. The fou ...

Powers acts on promises

On Saturday, Oct. 2, I had the pleasure of accompanying Auburn’s mayor, Bridget Powers, on a neighborhood walk-about. Being a fellow Rotarian (albeit different clubs) I have rubb ...

City must address street-level needs

Friday night my wife and I parked at my office location on Agnes Street to attend dinner Downtown and observe Cruise Nite. It was daylight when we left my office and we were able ...

Rudd earns trustee’s vote

As I retire from the board of trustees at Sierra College after 28 years, I am endorsing Howard Rudd for the Area 1 seat. I have worked with Howard for 12 years on the Sierra Coll ...

Measure L protects Auburn

I am voting yes on Measure L and urge everyone in Auburn to do the same. The state has recently made huge cuts to local school districts’ budgets. In Auburn, they have cut $2. ...

Now for a bit of rhyme

Tea Party Poem by Peg Knoepfle When the economy tanks and people feel pain, The biblical answer is share and sustain. But the tea party shouts that’s a communist ploy! Th ...

Make state park users pay ‘fee’

Well, here we go again with yet another “fee” on our vehicles, this time to “save our state parks” (Journal, Oct. 12). Unbelievable that the state would dare to try to sho ...

Samples tilt Winkles in favor of Costco

After a number of months observing the ongoing debate on what to build off Highway 49, I have decided to get involved. Seems like it has come down to a Costco or a Wal-Mart. Havin ...