Mighty Mites live up to name

I want to say a big thank you to Auburn Recreation District’s Jerry Fisher for the Mighty Mites program. This program is for 2.5- to 5-year-olds who like and want to participate ...

Build Wal-Mart in Meadow Vista

I am always amazed at those who are in such strong support of a Wal-Mart in Auburn are ones who don’t live in Auburn or the immediate area. Let’s put one in their backyard and ...

Occupy brain with these

Quoting (Newcastle attorney Carlos) de la Fuente (Journal, Nov. 17), “I really feel there’s something going terribly wrong in our country.” Gosh, ya think? How about our new ...

Occupy Auburn parking hurt business

Occupy Auburn is impacting our local small businesses. Those protesting should know better than to park on the streets in front of businesses that depend on that parking for their ...

Death penalties need time limits

Re: Rich DeShon’s letter on the death penalty (Reader Input, Nov. 14). I could not agree with you more. There should definitely be a time limit on appeals. In my opinion people w ...

Another View: Videos start to pop up online

We’ve had an exciting week at the Journal. Yes, we had some demonstrators Downtown voicing their thoughts about the state of our country. And yes, there was a huge cross-town ri ...

Behind the Signature: Irene Allen

A visit with the Journal’s letter contributors. Irene Allen Lives in: Colfax, since 1987, with husband, Doug. “We used to live in Auburn, but it was getting too crowded. My ex ...

Auburn chamber talks strategy for 2012

A new major community event or program and a smart phone app are among the plans for 2012 the Auburn Chamber of Commerce board discussed at its recent Strategic Planning Conference ...

Heat turned back on for Del Oro-Placer football

Ask Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner about the Del Oro-Placer football rivalry that will again play out tonight in Loomis and the floodgates of memories open. Bonner, a 1969 Del Oro ...

GOP has turned anti-intellectual

I must respond to the inaccuracies of Dave Imgrund (Reader Input, Nov. 13) who states leaders don’t need to have the highest IQs to be successful leaders for our country. The rea ...