Our View: Honor hit-and-run victim by moving over

If last week’s tragic death of tow-truck driver David Robinson Jr. has taught us anything, it’s to be more aware of what’s happening when we’re behind the w ...

Owner of horses seized in Lincoln seeks return of stallion

A man who had seven horses seized from his Lincoln home due to their apparent neglect hopes to regain possession of his stallion. However, a Humane Society of the Sierra ...

Abilities of businesses vary

There seems to be some accommodation for small businesses: Under Titles to ADA: “Title III also has application to existing facilities.” One of the definitions of “discrimina ...

Call it money well spent

Marcia Winborne-Graven (Reader Input, March 25) is opposed to sensibly providing condoms at public expense. She illogically concludes it adds to the cost of taxes and health care p ...

No thanks from one who pays

I would like to respond to the “thank you” that the chairman of the board of Newcastle Fire Protection District, Bob Stearns, wrote in the Auburn Journal (Reader Input, March 1 ...

Home rule beats Sacramento dictates

In a recent Auburn Journal story regarding Measure A (Sunday, March 25), which will come to a vote in June, you acknowledged the fact that opponents are being funded by unions. The ...

Another View: Words hold the power

Words have the power to create or destroy, encourage or suppress, inspire or bore, calm or energize. They can spread hate or love, clarity or confusion. Yes, words let us communica ...

Litchfield sets up home base

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles chronicling pole vaulter Paul Litchfield’s efforts to make the U.S. Olympic team for the London Games this sum ...

Don’t send in the clowns

The circus is back in town in September (“Auburn chamber plans scaled-back Black & White Ball spinoff, Journal, March 15). It will cost you $75 to enter the show. Make sure you w ...

Please observe rules of the road

Unfortunately, simple-minded drivers come in all ages and intelligence. It doesn’t matter if you are doing 55 mph in a 45 mph zone, someone is going to do 70 mph. It’s not that ...

Mobile homes offer value

I was glad to see the Active — Living Lively After 55 supplement in Thursday’s paper. It was full of information, however, it failed to mention an alternative living style we h ...

Limbaugh is of little concern

So what if Rush (Limbaugh) called a woman a slut? It’s a non-issue. America has more serious, intractable problems that need attention. Nowadays, America is fast becoming a land ...

Let government ‘tie the tubes’ of men

Wow! So much news coverage, letters and articles about women’s rights for contraception. I have an idea for women to not get pregnant. The government can pay to “tie the tubes ...

Hilda’s Bakery to spring back with bread, pastries, coffee and wi-fi

Eric Nordby, who opened Little Belgian Deli & Beer Bar in 2011 in Downtown Auburn and World Pub in 2009 in North Auburn is taking on a new challenge. He’s reopening Hilda ...

Why Romney gets her vote

Re: Call to Readers: I would (will) definitely vote for (Mitt) Romney as I believe he is the better candidate. (Rick) Santorum is a religious fanatic and I do not believe that is w ...