Youth art might fund Peer Court

I recently worked in Nevada County Superior Court in my job as a court reporter. While our Historic Courthouse in Auburn is definitely a work of art in itself, the courthouse in Ne ...

Cat House deserves saving

Two years ago I adopted a wonderful companion from the Cat House. It was my first experience in the facility, and a delightful one. Each cat had a clean room shared with a select f ...

Targeted teacher amazes

Re: Scott Juceam’s claim against Placer County Office of Education that his son was shaken by a teacher (Journal, Sept. 25). I work for PCOE and had the pleasure of working unde ...

Give 4 dogs no second chance

Despite the protestations of pitbull owners, they are the most dangerous breed around.  According to dogsbite.org, pitbulls are responsible for 59 percent of all fatal dog attacks ...

Don’t blame the breed in dog attack

My wife and I live in Auburn and have had a rescue pitbull mix for six years. He is a non-dominant, goofy and very loving animal who adds immensely to our household, which includes ...

Future of chamber linked at annual planning conference

Where is the future of business in Auburn? Is it in rebuilding the manufacturing base at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park, which is seeing renewed activity these days? Is it Do ...

Salvation Army extends lifeline after fire

About a month after the 49 Fire, the Salvation Army of Auburn is busier than ever. Since the fire, the Salvation Army has been providing clothing, food, toiletries, cleaning suppl ...

Doolittle named in corruption trial

John Doolittle has been named as a co-conspirator in the corruption trial of a former aide. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia trial of Kevin Ring on a 10-county ...

Why was dog attack allowed?

Must agree with Daniel Chauvin of Colfax regarding dog attack in Auburn (Reader Input, Sept. 25). Having one dog for a pet is fine. Four is a pack and one will be Alpha Dog (leade ...

Shamed by inaction

During one of the most desperate times in our national struggle for independence, the patriot Thomas Paine rallied our nation with his immortal plea which began with “These are t ...

Let Afghans do it themselves

The public seems to be turning against Obama’s war against the Taliban in Afghanistan. The military appears to be wanting more troops hoping for a surge type of success as in Ira ...

Government must deliver

The United States Postal Service delivered a postcard from a physician to one of his patients to me. The name of the patient is wrong. The street number is wrong. The street is wr ...

How many pets are permitted?

Based on the violent attack that happened to the young man on the Sept 16 by four pitbulls, please do not return these animals to their owner, and make our city safe. How many ani ...

Protect citizens from violent pitbulls

I am a resident of Auburn, and a very concerned citizen over the incident of the four pitbulls that attacked the young man (Journal, Sept. 20). I live within 100 yards of these ani ...

Tracing a rumor to usual suspects

Repaving the notebook while praying that the once the city finishes Streetscape, it will use some of the fences to enclose homes containing pitbulls ... One “Holmes” that won ...