Community Portrait: Couple’s dream to have a houseful of children comes true

For Todd and Amy Hanaway, life around the house is anything but dull. Currently the Weimar couple has nine children ranging in age from 6 to 17 years living at home. Typical they a ...

Dinner enjoys record turnout

Auburn Branch AAUW wants to thank Sara Seyydin, staff writer, and the Auburn Journal for the splendid coverage of the International Dinner on Feb. 24. We had 87 people attend — a ...

Why endorse Kirk Uhler?

District Attorney Scott Owens and Sheriff Ed Bonner have foolishly endorsed Kirk Uhler for (District 4) supervisor. In 2010, Uhler’s friend and district aide Brian Jagger stole $ ...

A response to the responses

Reading over the letters to the Journal yesterday, it’s funny how one letter evoked so much passion for a wall (“Auburn ‘mural’ disappoints,” Vance T. Sauter, Reader Inpu ...

Original letter misunderstood

In response to Mr. (Jim) Beall Sr.’s letter (Reader Input, March 8), he obviously didn’t understand the original letter and let his emotions respond for him. In the original le ...

Dramatic event handled well

Two weeks ago, Auburn native Mark Schroeder and his girlfriend, Jenette Degrace, were the couple that was missing for three days in the French Meadows area of Placer County. From ...

What’s LaMalfa got to do with project?

Don’t Republicans rail against state interference in local matters, and complain loudly that land use is solely under local control? So why did Senator (Doug) LaMalfa meddle in ...

Our View: Where is the money going?

What would the 9,000-plus California public schools do with more than $64 billion if they could decide? Our guess: Fund current teacher salaries and hire new ones to keep class siz ...

Clear now for safe summer

This winter has been a very dry one and I feel the need to remind everyone to be aware of the vegetation around your homes or on nearby vacant properties. Now is the time to take c ...

Republican men a step backward

Republican women and those who respect them: Please explain how you can respect your party leadership. Are they from the dark ages? Are they so threatened by women that they need t ...

Writer’s ‘facts’ exhibit flaws

Donald Adams (Reader Input, March 2) has convinced himself that homosexuality is the cause of corruption in our country. Perhaps he’s completed a secret survey on who the crimin ...

Celebration so neighborly

Although living in Auburn for over 20 years, I had yet to join in with my many neighbors to become part of the Celebrity Chef Celebration. So on a damp, chilly evening, my neighbor ...

Disregard that mean-spirited missive

In response to Vance T. Sauter’s letter (Reader Input, March 4) regarding artist Archie Warren’s No Hand’s Bridge mural, I was stunned an Auburn business owner had the gall t ...

Stupid drivers come in all ages

Wow! “Calif. seniors may be at risk on the road, study says” (Journal, Feb. 26). No! Wait! Every driver of every age is a risk on the road when they are not following the rules ...

Auburn’s got talent

Archie Warren did not paint the mural on the wall (High Street beside Rico’s Barber Syling). He took the picture that was used for the mural and I believe he came back and painte ...