AAUW dinner proved a hit

Thanks to the publicity of the Auburn Journal and your writer Bridget Jones, the American Association of University Women international dinner on March 11 was a great success. App ...

Dark secrets to be revealed

The 20th century saw several corrupt regimes collapse. Whether they were the Nazis, the Japanese Empire, or the Soviets, without fail documents would eventually come to light which ...

Local symphony enchants pupils

Thank you, Auburn Symphony. My third grader attends Bowman Charter School and came home “buzzing” with excitement about the Symphony’s visit to Bowman Charter School yesterda ...

When will our leaders listen?

Each time I try to voice my concern to the people who we elect that work for us, it seems to fall on deaf ears. They can’t reply but seem to be able to hang on to my address, pho ...

McClintock good at drawing paycheck

Mr. (4th District Congressman Tom) McClintock’s letters about water and rivers and dams are amusing. I wonder how daft he thinks his constituency is. It’s remarkable that since ...

GDP doesn’t measure health

This weekend marks the eighth anniversary of the U.S. war in Iraq. Who have these wars benefited? The American, Iraqi, Afghan and Libyan peoples? Or is it the much smaller group ...

Teach your children well

Whatever happened to parents teaching their children respect? Respect for authority; parents, policemen, firemen, teachers, elders and other figures of authority ... Have parents ...

Deep six the Auburn dam

Re: “Taxpayers don’t foot dam cost” (Reader Input, March 18). Bill George, Tom McClintock’s press secretary, makes the claim that our poor congressman is misunderstood and ...

AT&T danced around tower queries

When I moved here a year ago today, I had no idea I would be thrust into a cell tower debate (Journal, March 17). I feel that it is my duty as a citizen of Auburn to attempt to rai ...

Our View: Saving schools a tax plan worth considering

This past week students from around the state rallied at the Capitol to protest additional cuts to education. Sierra College student Morgan Leskody and professor Megan Seely were a ...

Taxpayers don’t foot dam cost

A recent letter writer completely misunderstands Congressman (Tom) McClintock’s position on financing the Auburn dam (Reader Input, Feb. 24). As chairman of the House Water and ...

Gaines made him vote Dem

As a staunch Republican, I held my nose as I voted for Ted Gaines when he ran for re-election as he was running for two seats at the same time. As I got into my car to go to the p ...

AT&T violates neighbor policy

AT&T is the only cell phone company that has ever had a cell tower installation appealed to the City Council. Every other cell company provides service to their Auburn customers w ...

Surprise guest attends concert

The audience at Placer’s Spring Music Concert enjoyed a surprise appearance by Ola Murchison, Placer alumnus of 1955 and member of Placer’s Hall of Fame. Besides his achieveme ...

Pet costs come out of grocery money

There have been many sad animal stories lately (Journal, March 15). For myself, I am very thankful for Medicare, but what about my dog? He went out the window of my car a while ba ...