Measure B written poorly

I would vote “yes” for a new fire station in Newcastle. I would vote “yes” for a fair living wage for the firefighters. I would not vote “yes” for Measure B! My main co ...

What is role of the state in marriage?

In reference to Donald Adams’ letter (Reader Input, March 2), I would question his assertions as to the role of the state in marriage. The state’s concern in this institution i ...

Craigslist ad leads to theft of high-end mountain bike in Auburn

AUBURN CA - A North Auburn man who had his high-end bike stolen is warning others to take precautions when using Craigslist. Rich Holiday’s Craigslist posting for selling his Ye ...

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 ...

Family planning a personal issue

Jobs and debt are the biggest challenges facing our country, but abortion and birth control consume a disproportionate amount of discussion among GOP presidential candidates. These ...

Park encrusted with goose feces

Re: the article, “Fishing Derby scheduled to continue despite concerns of some” (Journal, Feb. 29): Let’s just set the record straight. Meadow Vista Park, the site of the Fis ...

Get busy and help yourselves

Regarding the picture on the front of the Auburn Journal (March 2) showing Larry Smith holding a sign saying, “Caring for your brother is not socialism,” I am a Christian, I gi ...

Mural much appreciated

In response to the previous letter about the mural of No Hands Bridge (Reader Input, March 4), I could not let it go by without saying how much I appreciate the time and effort and ...

Reform pensions, education right now

(Placer County Water Agency) PCWA thought is was time to give their folks a 2 percent raise for a morale booster? I think that having a job in these troubled times would be great f ...

Hillmen prevail in season-opening pitcher’s duel

Placer High’s pair of aces came up big in the season opener Friday at El Camino.Senior Ryan Mason and junior Eddie Vanderdoes combined to strike out 13 Eagles and the Hillmen ...

Measure B a grand sum

Our family has lived in Newcastle over 40 years. We have been active in 4-H, Long Valley Grange, have supported raising money for our local kids. We love our community and all the ...
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