Tow truck driver killed in Auburn I-80 hit-and-run ID'd

AUBURN CA - A tow truck driver, David Garfield Robinson, Jr., 30, of Citrus Heights, died in the hospital after being struck Tuesday by a hit-and-run vehicle on westbound Inte ...

Symphony gift brings delight

Applause to the volunteer members of the Auburn Symphony who gave a gift of extraordinary music to the citizens of our community over the weekend. The performance was stunning. The ...

Don’t mire our future in debt

Pretend this family is our U.S. Government. Each $1,000 owed equals one trillion ($1,000,000,000,000). The bank is the national debt. A part-time job is like a tax hike. The good ...

Limbaugh’s a pervert

Re: “Knight Obama to the rescue,” Reader Input, March 16: So, Mr. (Robert) Carrell, I would laugh at your letter if it wasn’t so pathetic. I think it was very nice of Preside ...

Curtail this Medicare bloat

Medicare must be drastically pruned to stop wasting our money on less-effective, more-expensive treatments that bloat the medical establishment. A doctor friend is grinding his te ...

Women’s rights a presidential issue

Imagine my surprise returning home from the weekend to read my Friday Auburn Journal (“Knight Obama to the rescue,” Reader Input, March 16). Are you married, Robert (Carrell)? ...

Another View: Thank you, Lance Armstrong, for bringing it home

Welcome to the first column in the Auburn Journal from the Sierra Foothills Cycling Club (SFCC)! With the exploding popularity of bicycles we thought it time that the cycling commu ...

Fire severely damages Granite Bay home Monday

A three-story home in the Los Lagos subdivision of Granite Bay was almost completely destroyed in a fire Monday evening. The 6,500-square-foot home, located in the 8900 block of V ...

Auburn’s Skip Outman balanced work as Realtor with open-space advocacy

AUBURN CA - Realtor and open-space advocate Skip Outman was remembered Monday as a much-loved Auburn resident who worked behind the scenes to help preserve thousands of acres of la ...

Romney stoops to conquer

Mitt Romney has the best chance of defeating President Obama, so the reasoning goes. Here’s what you’ll get. For months every aspect of his outer demeanor and persona have been ...

Word of God the cornerstone

There are no contradictions regarding gay marriage, as Mr. (Jim) Beall, Sr. (Reader Input, March 13) so aptly puts it in stating what makes this country great is the First Amendmen ...

Know state’s Constitution

In this time when so much emphasis is being put on the United States Constitution, I thought that it would be well to write about our own California Constitution. I highlight just ...

Black & White a ‘non-event’

This is in response to the article a few days ago (Journal, March 15) announcing plans for a “scaled-down Black & White Ball.” According to the article: • attendance will be ...
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