Dementia impacts many

Seniors First would like to show their appreciation to the Auburn Journal for running the article about the worldwide pandemic of Alzheimer’s disease (Sept. 21). Although this s ...

Salvation Army is a charity

On behalf of Parkside Church of the Nazarene, I am responding to a letter appearing in the Sept. 22 Auburn Journal. Under the heading, “Helping 49 Fire victims is charity,” o ...

Visual center up and running

How very clever is the cartoon of Sept. 23 by Andy Lukkonen using the two Visual Centers as eyeglasses! I’ve been a fan of Andy’s work for some time, but his artistic wit and i ...

A gun would solve the dog problem

Once again we come across one of those situations where common sense should prevail but doesn’t. Sadly, that seems to be the norm these days. I know there are going to be a lot ...

Placer County finances in better shape than most

Developing Placer County’s budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year has been both frustrating and rewarding. It has been frustrating because the nation’s economic downturn and state ...

Showing the Placer love: Musicians aid Auburn's 49 Fire victims

More musicians are stepping up this Saturday to play a benefit for 49 Fire victims. The 49 Fire Benefit Concert comes on the heels of last Sunday’s Benefit in the Park, which ra ...

Auburn bird farm owner leaving after neighbors cry foul

For a while there, Gary Guerrero thought he had found paradise. The sign on the electronically gated entrance to his 32-acre property in an upscale neighborhood of large lots near ...

Loomis Eggplant Festival is Saturday, Oct. 3

Everything old will be new again when the 22nd annual version of the Loomis Eggplant Festival begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. Thousands will descend on the Loomis Depot and th ...

Newcastle fire scorches gas station

Quick response Thursday morning by the Newcastle Fire Department prevented what could have been a disastrous fire at the Flyers service station at the Newcastle exit on Interstate ...

In the Driver's Seat: Getting some bang for the buck

With the economy where it’s at and high fuel prices, money’s tight, there’s no doubt. Needless to say, if you’re car shopping the high priorities these days are price and ...