Park access denial atrocious

As if there weren?t already a handful of reasons why the new fees implemented in the outdoor recreation areas are uncalled for, now I find out that the leader of the State Parks in ...

Taller railing won?t have much impact

When reading the Auburn Journal on July 8, I was interested to know that they were replacing the old four- and one-half-foot railing lining the edge of the Foresthill Bridge, for a ...

Robbers Fire suspect faces added allegations

AUBURN CA - The suspect in starting the 2,650-acre wildfire is to make his first court appearance Tuesday. Bryon Craig Mason, 28, of Sacramento, is slated to be arraigned at North ...

Generations have socialized at the Auburn Drug Co. fountain

Today we usually call them ?pharmacies? but not too long ago they were just plain, old drugstores. Most were not very large and dealt mainly with prescriptions and general health i ...

Treat dogs humanely

Thank you so much for printing the letter regarding the use of gas chambers for our shelter animals (“Inhumane pet euthanasia,” Reader Input, July 15). Dogs are sensiti ...

Shame on the president

In response to Patricia Burke’s letter (“Letter writer sadly in denial,” July 19) about my July 17 letter regarding the president and his administration (“L ...

McClintock's got it wrong

On July 4, in a speech in Coarsegold, Congressman Tom McClintock called Service Employees International Union (SEIU) members ?thugs.? This was reported on July 13 in an article in ...

Cornell extends helping hand

I was very interested to read Helen Lord’s letter (“Town home to good people,” July 20) regarding the man who helped her carry her grocery bags and find her car o ...

Ours is a community to take pride in

As a volunteer with the American Red Cross, I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to the community for such a generous show of support over the past week! At the Auburn office, ...

Another View: Fire reminds us of what to be grateful for

This week and last our coverage was dominated by the Robbers Fire. This fire was threatening and no doubt caused fear for evacuated homeowners. We also extend our sympathies to th ...

"Snowy white" wasn't climate

Last month at the Confluence Festival, I helped man the Auburn Democratic Club tent. Jack Uppal, our candidate for U.S. Congress was there to meet and greet. When Jack left, I was ...

Happy to shop Auburn

In response to Gwen Baxman (“Let Roseville be a ‘shoppers’ paradise’,” Reader Input, June 21), I am sorry but have been out of state for several weeks ...

Vote in your neighbor

In the 4th Congressional race, there are many reasons to choose Jack Uppal over Tom McClintock. Let?s focus on two. First, Uppal is an even-handed problem-solver while McClintock i ...

Town home to good people

One day this past week I stopped at Save-Mart to shop, late in the afternoon. I usually make a note of where I park my car but I was in a hurry and didn?t do that. I came out carry ...

Wave to the firefighters

Friday the 13th is supposed to be an unlucky day, but it turned out to be a great day for me when about 10 a.m. I encountered a parade of beautiful red Cal Fire trucks headed into ...