Frieborn a force for the good

In response to “Woman says horse died due to humane officer's wrongdoing” (Journal, May 27), since as far back as the 1990s Rosemary Frieborn was a champion for abused, ...

Firefighter urges no on Measure E

I have lived in the foothills for 52 years and served this community beginning in 1962 as a volunteer firefighter and continued for 27 years holding all elected offices including f ...

Holmes? election cash accumulation dwarfs Grigas District 3 campaign war chest

AUBURN CA - In terms of funding, challenger Robert Grigas is in a David-and-Goliath battle with incumbent District 3 Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes. A newcomer to election ca ...

Crash into pole knocks out rural Auburn power to hundreds

AUBURN CA - A large section of rural Auburn northwest of city limits was without power Saturday night after a vehicle allegedly driven by a drunken driver left the road and hit a p ...

Yes on Auburn as a charter city

It is our local representatives who residents directly elect into or out of office. It is our local representatives who residents can face at local meetings. It?s our local city ha ...

Auburn needs home rule

At the very well-run League of Women Voters debate (May 3), Kevin Hanley asked Todd Stenhouse (a self-proclaimed Auburn resident of three weeks) and Hank Gonzalez to sign a pledge ...

Send a message to lobbyists

Part of the impetus behind Measure A occurred in 2003-4 when the state amended Section 1720.4 of the Labor Code. The code requires general law cities to pay volunteers who wish to ...

Support Measure A

I would like to thank the Placer County League of Women?s Voters, Auburn?s American Association of University Women and the Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center for hosting the Mea ...

How does Measure A save?

?Every year the state passes expensive new mandates, which the charter protects from.? Stated at the recent discussion by the pro (Measure A) side. ?Section 401. Mandates Limited: ...

I?ll take quality, thank you

The prevailing wage law was originally enacted to ensure the quality of work done on government projects. It was to protect us from sub-standard contractors that could underbid the ...