Reader upset about schools

I think I discovered why people don’t read newspapers as much as they did. After reading the front page of the (Feb. 13) Auburn Journal – “Is Loomis school district going ban ...

Measure B not the best way to fund

Re: Yes to NFPD, No to Measure B I am convinced that the Newcastle Fire Protection District needs additional sources of revenue. I am equally convinced that Measure B is not the wa ...

Another View: Tears, confusion over what gets printed

The past few weeks I’ve had some interesting and, at times, emotional encounters with some who were unaware of the impact of talking to editorial staff of a newspaper. So I&r ...

Jewelry pieces bring Auburn close to the stars

Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne and Tony Curtis were great movie icons whose seemingly larger-than life lives played out a world apart from Auburn. But — at least for a few days — ...

Daredevil Mike Wilson's Giant Gap stunt shut down

AUBURN CA - A Squaw Valley daredevil looking for a new round of extreme viral video fame in the American River canyon has been shut down by authorities. Citing concern over safety ...

Chocolate event satisfies

Thank you to AAUW for another wonderful Taste of Chocolate. The vendors did a wonderful job this year, and offering double the amount of chocolate than previous years was fantastic ...

Stance anti-First Amendment

In 1934, Cordell Hull, Franklin Roosevelt’s secretary of state, informed Germany’s minister of foreign affairs that “it is well known that the free exercise of religion is no ...

HR 3521 erodes proper balances

H.R. 3521 (Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act), recently passed by the House, is yet another big hit to our Constitution. Even though Congress would still have to approve such resc ...

Are politicians OK with taking?

Just today, someone called to my attention Supervisor Kirk Uhler’s response to my letter of Jan. 31: “Gravy train takes all,” in which he accuses me of using a non-sequitur. ...

Measure B carefully crafted solution

This letter is in response to John Brassfield’s view on Measure B (“Another View,” Friday, Feb. 10). As a former Newcastle Fire District board member, I take a different view ...

Sierra snowstorm buoys Placer tire chain, ski industry hopes

AUBURN CA - A year ago, Applegate chain seller Chris Brown was basking in a wintry season that produced record snow totals and a virtual avalanche of business. Brown, owner of App ...
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