Squirrel the new face of recreation district

The Auburn Parks and Recreation District has a furry new friend. The board of directors voted to make a squirrel the mascot of the district Thursday night. The new face of the Aub ...

Colfax watching Austin Young

Hi, I am a student at Colfax High and read the article about Austin Young (“Colfax’s Young verbally commits to S. Utah; Falcon QB will sign LOI next Wednesday,” Mike Ray, Gol ...

Who asked for tax loopholes?

Who asked to stop “interest deductions” for credit card and payment account’s limit deductions to “only” mortgage interest? Who stopped health care expense deductions to ...

Connect county with 211 service

I thank The Auburn Journal for the article on 211 Placer County (“211 community service call directory proposed for Placer County,” Journal, Jan. 18). Additional information is ...

Obama fails in every conceivable way

Every so often I take a bit of time to look at what our august president is doing. It amounts to very little, mostly campaigning for a second term. Listening and watching very car ...

Our View: Don’t trash Auburn’s beauty

We live in Auburn for many reasons, but the most common one is, the beauty. Sitting on the front porch of the Sierra Nevada our community is home to breathtaking views, wildlife, o ...

County provides new salary figures

Editor’s note: The Journal received new information Wednesday following its front-page story “County hires $199,000-a-year interim leader to close agency.” The nu ...

Improvements pass sniff test

The final portion of the walkway was completed by concrete contractor Todd Holladay at Auburn’s Ashley Memorial Dog Park, thanks to generous donors. Recent rains closed much of t ...

Robber barons shouldn’t lead

Mitt Romney made $42 million dollars in the last two years in investments. Give me a break! What is the GOP thinking? Newt? Please! Is President Obama going to win by default? I am ...

What about overpopulation?

If the church is so concerned about abortion, why doesn’t it consider the alternatives (“Displays of crosses protesting abortion,” Journal, Jan. 22)? Why not advocate birth c ...

Republican party left voter

Congressman Tom McClintock states “Congress is divided because the American people are divided” (“Congress earns flunking grade from locals,” Journal, Jan. 18). I would mai ...

Good to see ‘Our View’

If quick to criticize, one must be also quick to praise when it is warranted, re: Journal’s Perspectives, Jan. 22, (“The return of Journal editorials is here”). For some time ...

Citizen’s Advisory Committee a sham?

I am very disappointed with Leo Havener, the Foresthill Public Utility District general manager, and his attempt to orchestrate a Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC) to make reco ...

Another View: Freedom and the Internet emerge victorious

Long ago, Jefferson warned, “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground.” The exceptions to that rule have been few and far between r ...

I-80, Hwy. 65 bottlenecks are focus of Placer transportation planners

AUBURN CA - With the cost rising to unplug new and future bottlenecks in the vicinity of Roseville’s busy Galleria shopping center, Placer County Transportation Planning Agency b ...