We must obey laws of physics

Most everything in the guest column made sense to me, except she neglected anything about the riders who blow through stop signs and red lights, also (“Spring is in the air a ...

District 5 job can?t be bought

After reading your article about funds District 5 candidates have in their coffers (“Bruising economy dents campaign war chests,” Journal, April 23), I was not surprise ...

Sunlight beneficial to human health

It may seem odd for a lowly chiropractor to criticize an M.D. dermatologist’s authoritative statements against tanning and sun exposure (“Bronzed N.J. mom’s story ...

Let's fix up our fairgrounds

On behalf of the Gold Country Fair and the Auburn 49er Lions Club, a big thanks to the Auburn Journal, editor Jenifer Gee and staff writer Sara Seyydin for their assistance with ar ...

Montgomery truly delivers

I recently received a flier in the mail from a candidate for Placer County Supervisor, District 5, saying he will fight for small business job creation, commit to preserving our n ...

Anti-measure folk peddle lies

The vote no (on Measure A) group is peddling propaganda/snake-oil-type fliers with dishonest statements: 1. ?Measure A invites costly lawsuits, costly elections and special interes ...

Give candidate Bob Grigas a chance

Regarding the endorsement of Jim Holmes for 3rd District supervisor appearing in the Journal this morning (“Holmes pick for District 3 race,” Our View, May 11), is a ca ...

Partisan types in for a surprise

If you are a political extremist, left or right, beware the silent majority. Despite numerous gloom and doom predictions, these movements have swung the pendulum too far and there ...

Do not, NOT, text and drive

Why text and drive? It is completely unsafe! There have been so many crashes from teens looking down at their phones. Even a few seconds of distraction is long enough to travel 10 ...

Efficiency reigns at building dept.

Today I obtained a building permit from Placer County. The permit covers work that was started but not finished by the previous owner of a house that I recently purchased. The per ...

Vote no on Measure A

Over the last few weeks, supporters of the proposed Auburn charter have made many dubious claims that have long since shown to be false. One that I have heard a lot about recently ...

Texting driver in fatal road death ID?d as North Auburn woman

AUBURN CA - A woman killed while apparently texting as she drove along a Nevada County road has been identified as a North Auburn resident. The Nevada Coroner?s Office released th ...

City Council did its homework

When I hear the old cliché, ?If it ain?t broke, don?t fix it,? used to oppose Measure A, I have to shake my head. This is a recipe for failure in both the business world and in ru ...

Appreciate, don?t knock, the new mural

Re: ?New mural puts beauty in the eye of the beholder,? (Journal, May 6) by Sara Seyydin. I think those members of the Auburn Arts Commission who are questioning the final results ...

Owl family finds home in North Auburn waste transfer station rafters

AUBURN CA - They survived North Auburn?s 49 Fire and now two hardy barn owls are now creating winged wonderment at Auburn Recology?s waste transfer station. The feathered couple n ...