Sign doesn’t belong in city chamber

Ever since I heard that the Auburn City Council was choosing to display a sign that reads “In God We Trust,” I have been uncomfortable with the idea. Recent letters have inspi ...

Bail reduction denied for Loomis man accused of embezzlement

ROSEVILLE — Joseph Charles Campbell, 45, of Loomis, appeared in court Wednesday and a bail reduction request was denied. Campbell is being held on $250,000 bail for felony grand ...

Be mindful of infected ticks

I was very interested to read the article about Michael Dye’s struggle with Lyme Disease in the sports section of the Auburn Journal (April 2) and am pleased that you are helping ...

Is Romney a true citizen?

It is my understanding that Mitt Romney’s father was born in Mexico. Is Mitt Romney from Mexico? Was he born there? If his father was a Mexican citizen, did his father and mother ...

Hoodies signal regime change

The recent display of Assembly members wearing “hoodies” was outrageous. These were not high school or college students but elected officials sworn to uphold the law. They iden ...

We need God more than ever

To the gentleman who is disturbed by the “In God We Trust” signs in public buildings, I have a prayer, a paraphrase from a recent email. “We are all getting older and things ...

Defense, big oil stand unscathed

In case you missed this: the House of Representatives GOP voted March 29 and passed a budget that ended Medicare (replacement is $6,000 annual vouchers for insurance companies — ...

Nothing trivial about event’s success

We live in a wonderful community, surrounded by wonderful people. The Auburn Branch of AAUW recently held our first Trivia Bee — on Saturday, March 31, at Auburn Recreation Dist ...

Our View: Support our local law enforcement with the Justine’s Fund

We live in the foothills for many reasons. But one is for the escape from the big city and the crime that’s associated with it. Unfortunately though, sometimes we can’t ...

Gift card got turned down

Recently we found a gift card in our coat pocket that we purchased last year from a business in Auburn. During these tough times going out to eat is a real pleasure because we don ...

Belief in God brings blessings

It amazes me that atheists and non-believers attack God with no sense of repercussion. If you read in the Bible, even though God is a loving, forgiving, patient and merciful God, t ...

Declare independence

Do we, as citizens of Auburn, really wish to be in partnership with a state government whose idea of prosperity is a shopping cart? Vote “yes” on Measure A — charter city. St ...

Major rule change in harvesting abalone as season opens

Abalone season north of San Francisco Bay opened Sunday. Because of strong wind, however, few people were willing to brave really bouncy sea conditions and pry the prized shellfish ...

Budget deficit unsustainable

How much longer must Americans suffer with the lack of candidness and honesty out of the Oval Office under Barack Obama? If you pay any attention to the Congressional Budget Office ...

Why condemn Downtown ball?

I can no longer sit and be quiet on the subject of the Black & White Ball (“Petition drive started against Downtown Auburn street party,” Journal, March 27). The mo ...