Camp is really nightmare stuff

As I picked up the Auburn Journal on June 22, 2012, I noticed on the front page, to my amazement, a deputy wearing a hat (“Camp forges bond between children, deputies”) ...

Hiker at fault in lion attack

I do think it’s a shame that the 63-year-old hiker was attacked by a mountain lion (“Hiker attacked by mountain lion near Nevada City,” Journal, July 3), but, I m ...

God will judge this nation's wickedness

Today is July Fourth and my heart is heavy for this country. I served in the military and swore to defend the Constitution with my life. Today the Constitution is viewed more as a ...

Placer's water, power concerns voiced in D.C.

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Water Agency is making its case in Congress for treating hydroelectric power from its Middle Fork Project as greener energy than it is now. A local wa ...

Longtime chiropractors retiring after 23 years in Auburn

After 23 years in Auburn, chiropractors Richard Del Balso and Melanie Neeley are closing the doors of their practice on July 27.What they’ll miss most is “all the fanta ...

Dirt bike riders catch air at Mammoth Bar OHV Park

Fun outdoor pastime or complete obsession? For Jeff Barbarick, owner of Auburn Extreme Power Sports, it’s the latter. “I spend as much of my free time as possible ridin ...

McClintock must answer

I have questions for Tom McClintock to answer but I don?t think a Town Hall would be the appropriate venue. Last year I attended the Auburn Town Hall and experienced what I would ...

Right wrongs of our past

Senate Bill 1221 exemplifies our country?s tradition of righting wrongs. If signed into law, it will ban hound hunting of bears and bobcats which can still be hunted and killed, bu ...

Time to legislate online privacy

What many readers (“Facebook is public forum,” Reader Input, July 5) seem to have missed in the Facebook debate is that employers are not asking to look at candidates&r ...

Apply rules across board

The political cartoon in the July 4 issue of the Auburn Journal captures the upset of the community about the 10 dwellings per acre Orchard at Penryn development, but isn’t c ...

Choking game leaves no winners

We read the article “When ‘game’ means death” on June 29 and the letter to the editor (“Article builds awareness”) which appeared in the July 4 ...

Our View: Repeal fee to park at Confluence

Paying $10 to park on the side of the road shouldn’t be required to enjoy the natural habitat that surrounds Auburn. Late last month, the Gold Fields District of California S ...

Getting football season fit

Fine weather for sports was observed regionally on Thursday. The National Weather Service reports that temperatures will begin to climb today, but a calm wind is expected in the af ...

Calling out McClintock

Hey, Mister Sen. Tom McClintock. Why don?t you make this election exciting and go into a debate with Jack Uppal? What?s wrong? Clint Curtis took too much out of you or is that the ...

Acknowledge senseless deaths

When Trayvon Martin was killed, President Obama publicly declared, ?If I had a son, he?d look like Trayvon.? When will this president come to the front and tell America, ?If I had ...