Handmade is the byword at Auburn's new Terrapin's Treasures

Owners Stephen and Tamara VanHorn take a lot of pride that most everything in their shop is handmade. Stephen sews clothes, Tamara makes hats and they both make jewelry. They also ...

Used clothing helps others

Are you doing spring cleaning and going through your closets getting rid of things that don?t fit or are worn out? Don?t throw them away! The Soroptimist International of the Amer ...

Vote Holmes for District 3

Re-elect Jim Holmes for District 3 county supervisor. Jim has been an outstanding elected official who has contributed much of his time getting to know the people in his district a ...

Media help break system

Today we see our government broken. The U.S. Congress can?t get anything accomplished. The two houses just squabble and go nowhere. What?s wrong? The cable news media is a great pa ...

Lord help Auburn's ignorant masses

I just read the comments in the Streetwise article (Journal, May 3), where locals were asked their opinion on the upcoming Measure A (the changing of Auburn to a charter city). Out ...

Detectives looking for two men in connection with April 17 Tahoe City jewelry store heist

Placer County Sheriff?s detectives are wondering if anyone can identify two persons of interest in a Tahoe City jewelry store burglary last month, according to Dena Erwin, spokespe ...

Students can use some help

I would like to thank Krissi Khokhobashvili, and The Journal, for getting the word out about our Odyssey of the Mind program (Journal, May 1). As you know, traveling costs have gon ...

Keep Facebook privacy intact

I was pleased to hear that the Senate committee passed blocking public and private universities and employers from getting access to applicants? Facebook accounts onto legislation. ...

It pays to shop around

My John Deere riding mower needed the valves adjusted and money is tight. Internet valve lash specs were inconsistent, so I went to a JD dealer. They seemed friendly when I had pur ...

Their "Mailbox" dispenses dreck

To Annie?s Mailbox ? Dear whoever you really are: I just had to respond to the advice given in your column saying that someone needs to see a psychiatrist and now to a person who w ...

What a mess to leave the grandkids

I have ventured ? this many summers in a sea of glory, but far beyond my depth ? These lines preface a book, ?Sea of Glory,? by Nathaniel Philbrick. To me, they speak of a young, i ...

Longtime Auburn orthopedic surgeon to receive Healthcare Award

AUBURN CA - Longtime Auburn orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Henrichsen is being honored with the Healthcare Award at the May 11 State of the Community Dinner. Henrichsen graduated f ...

Call to 911 brought help

May I say ?thank you? to 911 and California Fire Association for answering my call Sunday morning (April 15). My hot water heater flooded my laundry room. After calling five plumbe ...

MSNBC an acronym for ...

In answer to Paulette Walter (?Watch other than Fox News,? Reader Input, April 24): Just to test Paulette?s theory, I looked at the MSNBC website and here?s what I find. Half of ne ...

Expose these disability fakers

Around a hundred years ago Iowa Hill was totally destroyed by fire. Books tell us that the lack of equipment the fire department had led to many heartbreaks. The same excuse is bei ...