Join fight for workers’ rights

Why does Wisconsin matter? Are there workers in California? As the budget battles rage on in Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana, pitting American workers against the Republican establi ...

Sign clashes with Auburn

Auburn’s image is one of a nice, quiet town with a Gold Rush heritage. While $60,000 for an LED sign may seem like a small amount, it’s a potentially huge risk to the million ...

Quit bashing only senior drivers

I take exception to what I consider senior driver bashing. The fact that I have not seen anyone allude to is those who are considered poor senior drivers were poor younger drivers ...

Bowls needed for fundraiser

Placer Food Bank is seeking donations of handcrafted ceramic bowls for its Empty Bowls fundraiser, set for May 2 to 4 at the Rocklin Event Center, 4750 Grove St., in Rocklin. About ...

New billboard is ill-advised

I urge elected officials in this town to reconsider the idea of erecting an electronic billboard facing the freeway in Auburn. This is not about being anti-progress. It is difficu ...

Death row costs way too much

The crime victims’ compensation fund will soon be out of money. It helps victims of violent crime with medical bills and counselling. Families are helped with funeral expenses. ...

Stan Padilla an Auburn treasure

Saturday, Feb. 26, I attended an artist reception with Stan Padilla (Journal, Feb. 25). I remembered that about 20 years ago I attended a mosaic beading class held by Stan Padil ...

Debt creation must stop

Congress raised the federal debt ceiling (the amount of borrowing the federal government cannot exceed) on our national debt by almost $2 trillion just a little over a year ago. Th ...

Party needs to make good on promise

Good for the Colfax Tea Party Patriots gathering to study the Constitution. All Americans should read and understand the Constitution. We used to study that in school before civics ...

California snowpack better than average

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Recent storms have made up for January’s dry weather, keeping California’s snowpack above average, state water officials reported Tuesday. Hydrologists f ...

The wait is on: Foresthill Bridge traffic down to one lane

Traffic along the Foresthill Bridge is down to one lane and delays are stopping flows on weekdays as construction crews are at work on a $74.4 million improvement project. The bri ...

Big second half fuels Colfax win

COLFAX — There’s a lot of prep basketball observers who might think that the Colfax Falcons’ chances in this year’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV playoffs hinge on how fa ...

Two Auburnites arrested for meth

An Auburn man and woman were arrested this weekend for possessing methamphetamine. At 10:30 a.m. on Saturday Auburn Police Department officers responded to a disturbance call on ...

March coming in like a lion as rain predicted for foothills

A weather system arriving tonight is going to be a wet one — dropping up to an inch and a half of rain in the foothills through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Servi ...

No crude joke: Highest-ever seasonal gas prices hit Auburn

Like drivers around the nation, Auburn motorists were pumping and grumping Monday – filling up on gas as high-priced as it’s ever been on a final day of February. AAA is sayi ...