‘In God We Trust’ a sign of city waste

On Monday, Feb. 27, the Auburn City Council gave the green light to having a sign designed for the council chambers that reads “In God We Trust.” Councilmember Kevin Hanley is ...

Another View: Auburn Salvation Army’s present in the community

As Chairman of The Salvation Army Advisory Board, I would like to thank the community, its citizens and the business and the faith basis communities for helping The Salvation Army ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

City’s legal costs already well over budget

Six months into the fiscal year, the City of Auburn has already exceeded its entire annual budget for legal expenses, according to city officials at Monday’s City Council Meeting ...

Measure B deserves ‘yes’

Please support Measure B, a parcel tax for Newcastle residents, designed to save the Newcastle Fire Department and provide an appropriate level of funding for years to come. I und ...

Benefit concert a winning event

Sunday (Feb. 19) was the 23rd presentation of Music for Humanity concert at Pioneer United Methodist Church. These concerts are organized by Sue Dings, who graces many of the cultu ...

Great to see cooperation

I read with great interest the guest editorial by Supervisor (Robert) Weygandt on Monday Feb. 27 (“Regional plan best way to address wastewater options.”) It appears that all t ...

Businesses have had decades to comply

Concerning Assemblywoman (Beth) Gaines’ bill regarding ADA compliance (Journal, Feb. 23): I say: OK, another 120 days to comply, fine. But, good grief, businesses have had almost ...

CALL TO READERS

Do you think same-sex marriage should be legal? Please share your thoughts via one of the addresses below or online. Your letters on this subject are wanted!They must include your ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Santorum mixes politics, religion

Have you been following this story as it unfolds? Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is betting Americans want a president who uses faith, not just to inspire, but als ...

Initiative will save big time

Ron Briggs is a five-term El Dorado County supervisor. He and his father, former State Senator John Briggs, and other family members organized the 1978 ballot initiative that gave ...

Measure B costs too much

At the present time we property owners in the Newcastle Fire District are being taxed $74.18 per year, per parcel for fire protection. If Measure B is passed that will add an addit ...

Moving forward with God’s help

Every so often I think about the last two years and that I am a cancer survivor. Why is this so important? Have a look at these statistics, and you will see why. Other than skin ca ...

Don’t apply cheapness to fire safety

I just cannot understand what is so wrong with the City of Newcastle and Measure B. For some reason people think that just because they vote down Measure B that they won’t have t ...