Shanghai bar survived burglaries, floods and bullets

Editor’s note: This is the last in a two-part series on an iconic Auburn business. As colorful as its past was, the Shanghai never had the distinction of being robbed at gunp ...

Respect leaders or vote them out

What we’re talking about is a clear struggle framed by not only the personalities of the two candidates, but by their competing visions. Both are honorable men, but the Republi ...

Mormons don’t start wars

First of all, lady, how did you have time to write this drivel? (“Romney rushing into distant war,” Reader Input, Sept. 16). You must have an Occupy movement to go to s ...

Close Placer High campus

How many of our high school children will have to die before the school board has the guts to close the campus? The Auburn businesses and special interests are not running this sch ...

Leave Auburn’s neon signs alone

In regards to (Auburn Community Development Director) Will Wong’s view of bars and restaurants (“Auburn looks at dimming amount of Old Town neon signage,” Journal ...

Another View: Cyclist frustrated by bad manners from others

A couple of weeks ago I participated in an after-work bike ride with a rather large group of cyclists — around 30 or so. The ride itself was terrific! The weather was perfect ...

Hung up Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper rescued from tree branch

AUBURN CA - A Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper was rescued then arrested after a getting hung up Monday night on a tree branch near the end of his 730-foot plunge. A Pacific Gas & El ...

As school enrollment drops, so does funding

Auburn area schools have seen fluctuations in enrollment over the last three years, reflecting a downward trend in the amount of funding districts get from the state. This year, A ...

Reader stands corrected

I would first like to thank Larry Klink of Auburn (“1972 facts cited were wrong,” Reader Input, Sept. 16) for his correcting my letter which was in error on the 1972 Ni ...

Demand that the city answer

At last some people have come forward to challenge the city of Auburn and their unethical ways of governing. Hats off to Victoria Connolly and supporters to challenge the city co ...