Veteran’s Expo offers support services Tuesday in Auburn

Veterans, come on down. Auburn Oaks Care Center is holding a veteran’s expo today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. At the event veterans will receive, “information for health care ...

Workers save dazed raptor

Commendations to the South Placer Municipal Utility District employees who, on Sept. 13, stopped on Taylor Road to pick up an injured hawk, sitting seemingly stunned, alongside the ...

May supervisors do right thing

Re: the Orchard at Penryn Project: The entire Placer County planning establishment sold out to the developer to no one’s amazement. They totally ignored the Community Plan and ...

Freedom of speech on I-80

My wife and I were driving east on I-80 in the three-lane section near Rocklin when a giant SUV pulled up next to our driver’s side door. The driver beeped his horn to catch ou ...

Voter primed for real change

Friday (Sept. 21) was a proud day to be an American with space shuttle Endeavour flying over enroute to its new home in Los Angeles. Absolutely awesome sight! Now, if only our ...

Moffat’s proposals make good sense

I attended the Meddlers’ meeting last Tuesday morning (Sept. 18) to hear the candidates for (Auburn) City Council. After listening to all three candidates, I have made the decisi ...

Auburn friends to join the Tough Mudder challenge

Tough Mudder! Tough Mudder! Tough Mudder! This pair of words has been flying around the Tahoe and Placer areas for months. And from a group of Auburn athletes and friends to the ...

Republicans rich-obsessed

I will be casting my vote for (President Barack) Obama, due to the fact that the Republicans want to dismantle, then privatize our country. The Republican Party has become capture ...

Voters asking for fed handout

Re: the article describing a last-ditch effort to secure FEMA funding for the Ophir Fire Station — (“Ophir fire station to call it quits Jan. 1,” Journal, Sept. 1 ...

Did that BASE jumper pay up?

I trust the citation for our recent BASE jumper off the bridge included the now required $10 use fee (“Hung up Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper rescued from tree branch,” ...

Downtown alive with fun

Thanks AJ, for presenting a great reflection of this year’s event (“Cruise Nite to honor 9/11 first responders,” Journal, Sept. 14)! Having spent virtually the en ...

Public services do not fall from sky

I voted for Measure E, prepared to pay $40 a year for our continued safety. Amazingly, 60 percent of our district voted to keep the equivalent of a few visits to a coffee shop in t ...

Bad Hair Bandit sentenced to 10 years prison for Auburn, 20 other heists

AUBURN CA - A U.S. District judge has sentenced a woman nicknamed by authorities “The Bad Hair Bandit” for a string of 21 interstate bank robberies to 10 years in prison. Cynt ...

Ron Ludford’s passion for restoring makes him ‘King of the Hill’

What you want to do in retirement varies from person to person. Every working person has a different dream for the years of life that do not require steady 40-hour workweeks. For ...

Build Auburn Walmart

I am for the Walmart in Auburn. It seems to me that the same few people did not want a Target or Home Depot are now fighting against Walmart and yet I would guess that the majority ...