Our View: Local, state and national issues take stage Tuesday

Polls will open in about 48 hours, so if you haven’t voted yet with a mail-in ballot, there’s still time to bone up on the candidates, propositions and measures that are repeat ...

Do not vote Democrat!

Jerry Brown was governor from 1975 to 1982. When he entered office, he was blessed with a budget surplus. After two terms, he left a $1.5 billion deficit and extremely high unemplo ...

About Carly Fiorina

I was very interested in two letters by Fred Waters (Sept. 27) and Mike Nicky (Oct. 15) who wrote about Carly Fiorina. The fact that they actually worked for her makes it far more ...

Brown spells disaster

Brown is not the answer for California. Why is our state in financial crisis? Simply put, because the Legislature, as puppets of the big unions in California, have failed to realiz ...

Pappy’s Restaurant has shift change

A longtime Auburn eatery’s new managers say customers can continue to expect the same family friendly atmosphere and home-style food. Spero Asimos and Barrie Asimos took over Pa ...

Holbrook’s choices urbanized

We believe a vote for Scott Holbrook to retain his seat on the Auburn Recreation District board is misguided. Although he proclaims to be a champion for open space, he has consis ...

Sports should cover Auburn

Why does the Auburn Journal read more like the Colfax Record or Loomis News when it comes to the sports section? It is the Auburn Journal and those two areas do have their own pape ...

Elect Asbury to ARD board

The chance to make a difference in our children’s lives in the foothills is upon us. I strongly believe that my vote for Chris Asbury for a seat on the Auburn Recreation District ...

Rain forecast cancels Old Town Auburn giant pumpkin drop on Saturday

Rain will keep the skies from raining giant pumpkins in Old Town Auburn on Saturday. Linda Robinson, Old Town Auburn Business Association president, said Thursday that with rain in ...

Incumbents the way to go

Having lived here for over 42 years, raising a family and owning a business Downtown, I am supporting the incumbents for both Auburn City Council and Auburn Recreation District. T ...

Vote yes on Proposition 21

My husband and I have discussed and agreed that Proposition 21 is a really good proposition. It guarantees a steady revenue stream to be used specifically for our State parks. We ...

Park signs need proofreader

Please correct the restroom signs at the Auburn Community Park swimming area that currently read “MENS” and “WOMENS.” These signs reflect poorly upon the City of Auburn, t ...

Mike Holmes deserves vote

I’d like to take this opportunity to publicly state my support for Mike Holmes, a terrific candidate to serve our community on the Auburn City Council. Mike works quietly and e ...

Auburn loses a treasure

My dear friend Bob Smircich, 85, passed away last Thursday. He was the kind of person Tom Brokaw meant to describe when he coined the term “The Greatest Generation.” Some of ...

Measure L supplies many rewards

I commend the Auburn Journal for endorsing Measure L, which will be on the ballot this November. The public schools need the support of the local community. Measure L, if passed ...