Customers miss Al Facha

Al Facha will be missed (Journal, July 20). My wife and I started dealing with him in 1964 when we purchased a Plymouth Valiant from him. He worked for Mike Johnson at the dealersh ...

American River ideal plaza theme

If there is to be a theme or focal point for the Streetscape plaza as a way to draw visitors to Auburn, I like the idea of having our wild and scenic American River/Canyon as the f ...

Resurgence of bald eagles bodes well for our community

The recent surge in bald eagle sightings in the greater Auburn area is good news. Not only are the once-severely threatened majestic birds a national treasure, but they are an imp ...

Browning family runs dining dynasty

Old Town Dessert Café is a new addition to the Browning family business and to Old Town Auburn. It has been open just since February and already was voted the Best Dessert place ...

More bandage than budget?

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s deal to close its $26 billion budget gap may end up doing what Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger had hoped to avoid: kicking the state’s problems down ...