Confounded by Brown’s return

Well, the election is finally over and I am left with one question — how on earth can the citizens of California choose Jerry Brown again? Why do they fail to understand that h ...

Administration lean for schools

In response to Mary Ann Frank’s letter (Reader Input, Nov. 8), as a board member of the Auburn Union School District, I have examined the district’s operations from many perspe ...

Veterans Day parade right on track

Our Veterans Day committee would like to thank the Auburn Journal for the wonderful article (Nov. 4) on this year’s Veterans Day parade. As it mentioned, each year we honor a spe ...

Auburn heroes help damsel

This morning a little old lady driving a little old car (me) set out for a quick run to the grocery store. On Auburn Ravine (Road) heading toward town, I heard rattle, rattle, ban ...

Holmes: Thanks for the support

On behalf of myself and my re-election committee, I want to express my profound thanks to all those who contributed to my campaign and especially all those who voted for me in this ...

Bridget Powers happy to serve

I would like to thank the Auburn Journal for your endorsement of me for the Auburn City Council (Our View, Oct. 29). I would also like to thank the citizens of Auburn for re-elect ...

Pony up for school district

What a good idea that was to suggest that everyone who voted for Measure L should send a check to the Auburn Union Elementary School District for $59 in lieu of passing the measure ...

Peeved at ‘Mr. Conservative’

Thanks a lot, Ted Gaines, Mr. Conservative. Your political aspirations will cost Placer County taxpayers at least one, and possibly two, special elections. I would like to know t ...

How much will Gaines’ race cost us?

It is my understanding that Placer County will have to have a special election (maybe two) because of Ted Gaines’ winning both the offices he ran for. I would like to know (1) ...

Wolverines limp home from Modesto

A 30-point loss did not bother Sierra College football coach Jeff Tisdel as much as losing four more players to injuries. This has become a lost season for the Wolverines in more w ...

Grateful for kindly act

Interesting how a simple act of generosity/kindness can so brighten and inspire, especially in these challenging times. This past summer I signed up for a ceramics workshop at the ...

Clean away campaign signs

Finally! Elections are over and candidates have been chosen to represent the citizens of this wonderful town, state and country. My congratulations to the winners of their respec ...

Election Day prayers noted

I want to thank Eileen Ferber for her very meaningful letter (Reader Input, Nov. 3). It was commendable to stand up for her belief, and 1 stand with her! There were many praying ...

Reader’s deity point well taken

Yet another letter appeared recently (Nov. 3) in the Auburn Journal criticizing Kent Campbell for comments he made on Oct. 21 regarding the rescue of the Chilean miners. One of hi ...

Start building Funk Box entry

The Auburn Funk Box Derby wheels into town on March 12, 2011. We need more than 1982, 99 designed derby cars. Start building for the year now. The Auburn Jeep Club will help. St ...