Call to Readers

  Do you think Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) law should be reformed? Tell us why or why not.Your letters on this subject are wanted!Please share your thoughts via one ...

Community shows big heart

The Ysunza family and extended family would like to convey our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the Colfax and Auburn community for your heartfelt gift of love and compassion ...

Knowing folks oppose charter

After reading both editorials in Sunday’s paper (“Point/Counterpoint,” April 15), I can’t help but wonder who really stands to benefit from the proposed Aub ...

Such language before Easter

This is in answer to Dee Nann’s tirade, and use of bad language in her letter, dated April 9, mentioning my name.My letter (April 2) was trying to ask questions about an indi ...

Guns cause more trouble than end it

I would not feel safe in Gordy Ainsleigh’s world where everyone is allowed and encouraged to carry a gun (“Citizenry needs its firearms,” Reader Input, April 11). ...

Another View: Reforms will end job-killing lawsuits

Editor’s note: Beth Gaines is running for the 6th District seat in the State Assembly and is facing challenger Andy Pugno, a Republican from Folsom.In the Sacramento region, ...

Learn more about charter

The issue of a city charter for the City of Auburn (Measure A) in the June election has raised a spirited debate on the pros and cons of changing from a general-law city to a chart ...

Charter city questions linger

Please tell us how much the (charter city) revision will cost. Writing and implementing a new charter is going to take a lot of time and if done properly a lot of legal hours. Thi ...

Jim Fallbeck was former Auburn Journal, Paradise Post publisher

AUBURN CA - The Auburn Journal’s publisher during the early 1990s, Jim Fallbeck has died at 66. Fallbeck, an Auburn-area resident since 1990, had relocated recently to Albany, Or ...

Does the hands free call phone law apply?

Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Dep ...

Help students, not bureaucrats

To Mary Ann Frank (“Property tax goes chiefly to education,” Reader Input, March 15): Thank you for your input. Simply this: we need to invest more of ourselves in the students ...

Act local, show support for Measure A

Quite some time ago I became suspicious of public officials and special interest groups using words that make me feel good, and lately I have been hearing about the citizens of Aub ...

Colfax enriched by UP grant

The Friends of the Colfax Library is very grateful and excited to have been awarded a $3,000 grant from Union Pacific Foundation to enhance and enrich our American History material ...

Her comments just backfire

Re: The letter from Dee Nann regarding the president, his policies and the direction the country is going disturbs me greatly (“Put our country back on track,” Reader Input, Ap ...

Measure A a power initiative

The real power behind Measure A, the Auburn charter, is the shift of power away from “we, the people” to “they, the electors.” If you actually read the charter, the key sen ...