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 ...

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 ...