California, sadly, not business-friendly

In 1980 I quit my job at Hewlett-Packard as a software engineer and started a small business in San Jose, which our two oldest sons took over in 2005. I became semi-retired and mov ...

Placer County’s Operation: MOM closes after eight years of aiding troops

AUBURN CA - Thousands of “care” packages have been sent to troops serving overseas worldwide and just as many hearts have been warmed. But a void in leadership that won’t be ...

Supervisor Montgomery schedules coffee meet-and-greet

One councilman hopes Auburn’s new supervisor will weigh in on local issues, including an item that’s on an upcoming ballot. This Monday, Depoe Bay Coffee Co. will be housing m ...

Don’t believe all you’re told

Just wondering if it’s just a coincidence that the Journal decides that the only way to respond to the letters is with Facebook about the same time the president signs the Nation ...

Why run that photo?

I heard, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” The Auburn Journal’s Dec. 30/31 picture, “Easy target for thieves,” to me, can fill volumes. I can’t help but think that ...

Simply take away license

Each year, month and day we hear about drunk driving and the results such as the last incident where the two pedestrians were killed trying to cross the street (Journal, Jan. 1). W ...

Sitter meets poodle savior

I just wanted you to know that after your publication (Journal, Dec. 28) of the missing standard poodle dogs and the help I received by an “unknown Good Samaritan” that I was c ...

Nation’s challenge is to remain focused

One of the biggest challenges we face in this new year is to keep focused and continue to be optimistic. We have experienced years of an economic slump, but we’ve had these befo ...

New election laws cumbersome for Placer

AUBURN CA - Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said Tuesday that, early in the election season, his office has been sorting out state mandates and new election rules. “La ...

Be sure to publicize Tevis

The Tevis Cup is a great horse race. Auburn is lucky enough to have it finish in our town. Due to cold weather, the route had to be changed. Cold weather also makes it so that not ...