Auburn man arrested in Nebraska I-80 stop with 40 pounds of pot, handgun

An Auburn man has been arrested on charges of possession of 41 pounds of marijuana with intent to deliver after a search of a U-Haul cargo area on Interstate 80 in Lancaster County ...

Soar like eagles above storm

I read that an eagle knows when a storm is coming long before it breaks. It will fly to a very high spot and wait for the winds. When the storm hits, the eagle sets its wings so t ...

School district an open book

This letter is written in response to the letter by James McKesson on Nov. 21. In order to be transparent, the Auburn Union School District posts budget information, reports and u ...

See city services lapse away

Every morning, I walk about 3.5 miles to keep my heart in as best shape as possible. One “leg” of my walk takes me along Ferrari Ranch Road, and for the past four mornings, I ...

Measure K fail not the problem

I now know how the (Lincoln) City Council will be using the failure of Measure K. They have to cut police because Measure K did not pass. They have to close or curtail hours at t ...

Elevated pitbull an unwelcome sight

As a long-time supporter of Downtown and Old Town Auburn, anybody who knows me knows that I am a big fan/shopper of both locations and I so hope I can continue to be so. However, ...

Open letter to Pres. Obama

I recently sent this e-mail to all my loved ones, and would like to share it with you, as well. Please, please, please do not buy us any gifts this year. With no Social Security ...

City officials should cut pay

Auburn city officials are reaping the rewards of pay and position. They are receiving good salaries and benefits thanks to CalPers (Journal, Nov. 22). But, in an economic decline, ...

Loomis voters have spoken

As chair of the Loomis No on Measure A committee, I wanted to state for the record that we believe the voters of Loomis have spoken, and we respect that. We opposed term limits fo ...

Let children be students

In response to Ellen Stephens’ letter (Reader Input, Nov. 24) to what I assume to be the parents, teachers and students at our local Auburn schools, with all due respect, are you ...

Ainsleigh arrogance makes blood boil

I just finished reading that the “Rec district declines to censure Ainsleigh,” (Journal, Nov. 24). That got my blood boiling. Then I continued to read and stopped dead in my t ...

Hopley responds to bridge barrier letter

In response to the letter from Kenneth & Launa Jones: Are you so naive to think that putting up a barrier on one structure will prevent a person, bent on committing suicide, from ...

Please don’t quote half-truths

Robert Wahl (Reader Input, Nov. 22), in his rebuke of Herb Tanimoto, perpetuates a popular and totally false statement: The Democrats bailed out the “fat cats.” It actually wa ...

Corporate donors shielded

During the recent midterm election, did you happen to hear political ads ending in the phrase “Paid for by American Crossroads” or “Crossroads GPS”? These two Karl Rove gr ...

Ingenuity will help schools

This is about the failure to pass Measure L and about all the articles asking people to donate money to the schools (Journal, Nov. 18). What about trying American ingenuity, crea ...