Police department sells confiscated guns, hopes to update arsenal

Nearly 50 firearms confiscated or turned over to the Auburn Police Department were officially sold to the highest bidder Tuesday for $8,811. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn said ...

Lincoln mayor lobbies for Placer County Fair move

AUBURN CA - Placer County?s tentative steps toward a possible move by the Placer County Fair out of Roseville were bolstered Tuesday by an indication of interest from the city of L ...

Placer supes OK gates to deter Granite Bay crime

AUBURN CA - Granite Bay as a community of gated enclaves? Concerns over burglaries were cited as a major reason to allow more of them Tuesday. But nearby residents opposed to the i ...

Reader misses Monday Journal

Why did the Auburn Journal cancel the Monday newspaper? They should not have canceled it because many of us use the newspaper for information about the community and everyone in th ...

Don?t bottle up personal beliefs

In my class, a lady congratulated me on my most recent Auburn Journal letter. I asked her how many letters has she written to any newspaper. The shoulder shrug told me all I needed ...

Work for health care for all

Dear Rep. Tom McClintock: I am dismayed at the willingness of the Republican Party to deny health care to all of the citizens of these United States, while they, themselves, have h ...

A solution to state debt crisis

We could help solve part of the state?s debt by enforcing California codes, Penal Code Section 308b, which states: Every person under the age of 18 years who purchases, receives, o ...

We can do no worse than Obama

Concerning Dee Nann’s jackass president letter (“We need a new president,” Reader Input July 10), I can only agree with her about 90 percent.In my 50 years of vot ...

Paint store burned hotly

Just to follow up on my story concerning the area near the State Theater that will have a garden (“What kind of store burned?” Reader Input, June 7). As to the building ...

We need a new president

The jackass has put our nation into a socialist dictatorship and you want him for another four years. God help us. Paulette Walter told me to show respect for our president and Fir ...

Ground stand ends in death

You?re wearing a hoodie at night, walking home while munching Skittles, when you suddenly realize you?re being followed and perhaps about to be set upon. So you decide to ?stand yo ...

Mountain lion should sue hiker

Three cheers for Donna (McCloskey)’s comments on the hiker (“Hiker at fault in lion attack,” Reader Input, July 8).This is a microcosm of our society today. The h ...

Confluence: It was nice visiting you

If I understand the Auburn Journal right, (California) Parks and Recreation wants to charge a fee of $8 to launch a boat and $10 to park the tow vehicle – total $18 (“N ...

Auburn's empty spaces, places looking for great ideas, right occupants

AUBURN CA - Empty spaces and empty places are sprinkled throughout the commercial landscape of Auburn and its environs, creating both a sense of mystery and unfulfilled promise. So ...

Admit what went wrong

What Jamie Dimon, Lloyd Blankfine, Richard Fuld, Jon Corzine and other princes of finance never got was that they didn?t have control of their own operations. Dimon?s testimony rec ...