Measure A a power grab

Don?t let charter proponents pull the wool over your eyes. We?ve seen this before. When politicians and their power-hungry allies get exposed to having no facts to back up their ar ...

"No on A" group plays with truth

As chairman of the weekly chamber forum (The Meddlers), I was shocked to learn that Todd Stenhouse, the paid political consultant who is running “No on Measure A,” woul ...

Saints scandal shames fan

I am a football fan, and for as long as they?ve existed, I have been a fan of the New Orleans Saints. Yes, I am a New Orleans native, having moved to Auburn after losing my home to ...

Lions golf for greater good

The Auburn Host Lions would like to thank those golfers who have signed up for our 18th annual fun event at Winchester Country Club on May 20 this year. And a special thanks to all ...

Stop blowing things out of proportion

Between the Black and White event and the charter issue, this all seems like a circus mentality. It sounds like a ball of confusion! It?s no wonder we are so confused. We create ou ...

Soroptimist group gives $6,000 in scholarships

A woman who was once homeless and pregnant and young girls working to make a difference were among the honorees at the annual Soroptimist International of Auburn awards banquet. Th ...

Meteorites cause small-scale resurgence of Gold Rush

When Brenda Salveson heard meteorites found just minutes from her home were drawing national acclaim ? and a high price tag ? she decided it might be worth taking a walk to find he ...

Denim ribbons carry meaningful message

From left, Lisa Mondiel, Louise Czopek and Jennifer Racine, members of PEACE for Families, a non-profit organization serving Placer County victims of domestic violence and sexual a ...

Church honors the gift of life

We wish to thank Fr. Mike Carroll and the parishioners of St. Teresa’s Church. Recently they participated in the Bottles for Life campaign which raises funds for the New Life Pre ...

Anti-Measure A folks are naysayers

The Auburn charter would permanently guarantee that Auburn always benefits from the great work of volunteers without ridiculous and expensive mandates from the California Legislatu ...

Mayor’s fee position seems ‘capricious’

Regarding Old Town Business District fee changes (Journal, April 24), I really struggle with understanding Councilmember/Mayor Keith Nesbitt’s position regarding the proposed ...

Reader defines amendment

Attorney Linda Hamel is correct, God does not appear in the U.S. Constitution (Reader Input, April 23), but neither does religious censorship as practiced in America today.The foun ...

Keep things small, simple

How many more times does it have to be repeated? People don?t want any more building large stores in this area. Enough is enough. Do we get it? More sprawl leads to more inconveni ...

Insurer funds thermal imaging camera for North Auburn fire station

Insurance company funds new thermal imaging camera for North Auburn fire station Placer County Fire Department has a new thermal imaging camera paid for by a $10,706 grant from ...