Changes afoot for Auburn as political boundaries being redrawn

The once-every-decade overhaul of local, state and congressional boundary lines is moving into the fine-tuning stages. For Auburn, the biggest proposed changes could result in ...

ADA suits are extortion

Don’t pay these extortionists anything! They claim to represent the disabled, but it’s about them! They use fear to get money from you. Say no to these bloodsuckers! Let the co ...

Obama, show us you’re the man

It always amazes me how Ginny and Bob Mock can trumpet the triumphs of Barack Obama when he has largely failed as president (Reader Input, June 24). How about the “shovel-ready ...

Reagan, Bush, drove up debt

What if immediately following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President (Franklin) Roosevelt and Congress drastically cut income and capital gains taxes and announced that all war eff ...

News article assisted fawn finder

Thank you, Auburn Journal, for running articles about local non-profit organizations. While mowing the pasture, over the July Fourth weekend, I came across a newborn fawn in the ta ...

Behind the signature

Bob and Ginny Mock Live in: Auburn, 12 years. Jobs: After Bob’s service as an Army Air Corps mechanic in World War II, both entered teaching. Bob served as principal of Linda Mar ...

Del Oro FFA gives thanks

Del Oro FFA would like to say a huge thank you to all who purchased the benefit turkey this year at the Placer County Fair. Dakota Montagne and her fellow FFA members will be prou ...

Grateful for July Fourth events

It saddened me to read Kristine Coman Nelson’s letter, “Fairground’s fireworks disappoint,” (Reader Input, July 7). My family and I enjoyed the fireworks display and sever ...

Complaints about show trivial, callous

I was shocked by the callous, thoughtless letter sent to the Auburn Journal by Kristine Coman Nelson regarding her “disappointment” with this year’s Fourth of July events in ...

Savvy shopper opens Blue Moon Apparel

Diane Stanbury was a buyer in the retail clothing business for more than 30 years. Now she is putting that expertise to use as the owner of Blue Moon Apparel. She opened her first ...

Ruffalo: Consolidated firefighting resources may soon be spread thinner

A quick check of the schedule shows two rather interesting and perhaps — heated — meetings are in the works. On July 21, the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District’s direct ...

Follow rules and stay happy

On July 6, I read the letter in the Auburn Journal, “Reader fleeing Golden State.” I’ll admit the living isn’t easy in California, but I rather doubt that any other place w ...

Got any room in your car?

This is in response to Seth King, (Reader Input, July 6). You said it so succinctly. Most people would say good riddance to people who complain about where they live, but Mr. King, ...

Lawyer crusader or profiteer?

Re: “ADA lawsuits span Placer County,” Journal, July 7. No business in their right mind wants to prevent a disabled customer who physically cannot access their facility because ...

Duran takes right stance

I wish to congratulate District 1 supervisor, Jack Duran, on his stance regarding the revenue-sharing issue (Journal, July 4). It’s ironic that a Democrat would take the position ...