Our View: Voters ? Take the time to find out

What is Measure A and why should you care? Measure A is what voters will see on their ballots this month and in June when they head to the polls. Phrases such as “charter cit ...

Fountain stood at center of courthouse intersection

The early Auburn photograph above was taken from the second floor balcony of the Courthouse. In the left center of the photograph is the Neff Fountain, which provided water for hor ...

Restaurant aims to please crowd

Kudos to Spero and Barrie Asimos, owners of Pappy?s Restaurant. Our St. Joseph?s Italian Catholic Federation Group had a breakfast after Mass and Barrie and her team accommodated u ...

Corruption drives up costs

Question: Who do government employees? unions negotiate with when they determine wages, benefits and pensions? Other government employees, of course. That?s putting the fox in char ...

Local control for Auburn

During the past year, several state legislators have been arrested. Two were arrested for DUI. One legislator liked an expensive pair of black leather pants at Neiman Marcus so muc ...

City legal fees outrageous

As a taxpayer and resident of Auburn, I find it outrageous that the city council has not only spent $22,000 on legal fees to prevent the opponents of Measure A from publishing thei ...

Mobilize tenants at mobile home park

With all the complaining at Glen Oaks Mobile Home Park residents (“Unsafe conditions fill Auburn mobile home park, residents say,” Journal, April 22), it brought back m ...

Dual jumpers do battle with heart disease

Skyridge Elementary School third-graders Jasmine Tittle, 9 (left), and Danielle Extein, 9, spent 30 minutes jumping rope, having fun and raising funds for the American Heart Associ ...

Auburn Webelos Coloma campout yields meteorite discovery

AUBURN CA - About the size and shape of a raisin, a meteorite is now the prized possession of a sharp-eyed Auburn boy. River Townsend, 10, made the extra-terrestrial find Saturday ...

Sierra College students aim to raise supplies, clothing for E.V. Cain

Sierra College?s STOP Club ? Students Taking on Poverty ? is bringing their mission to Auburn. The group of students is hosting a clothing and supply drive to benefit students of ...

Exchange enriches all

The school year is coming to a close and I want to take this opportunity to thank all my wonderful host families for allowing my foreign exchange students to stay in their home and ...

She sides with Independents

Having read your letter (?Where were the questions?,? Brian Hassett, April 22), proved, even more strongly, why I continue to be a registered Independent voter. If you can?t blame ...

Charter city didn't fly in "80s

As a member of the Auburn City Council ? and mayor ? in the 1980s, I researched the possibility of Auburn becoming a charter city. The findings were negative. Today, those findings ...

Give our libraries more than pittance

I hate to say it, folks. Placer County?s library system continues to be the Cinderella of governmental services still waiting to be taken to the ball she so richly deserves. It s ...

Local fire districts asking for increase in fees

With revenue from property tax continuing to plummet and the need for fire and emergency services remaining steady, two local fire departments are asking June voters to decide what ...