Gaines needs to offer real solutions

In response to Assemblyman Ted Gaines’ recent opinion piece (Journal, June 23), his solution to solve the state’s budget crisis is to “eliminate waste” by dissolving the In ...

Put priority on giving back

Editor’s note: The following is the viewpoint of the 2009 class of Leadership Auburn. The more you get to know Auburn, the more connected you become. That’s what becomes clea ...

New owner gives barbershop a makeover

The former Andy’s Barbershop in Auburn has a new owner, a new name and a makeover. Roseville resident Felicia DeProsper purchased the business last October, renaming it Kandy’ ...

Hometown football pro shares his skills

Ted Popson’s looking for a few interested kids to attend camp, have some fun and learn something about playing football. Popson is hoping to pass on some of his intimate knowledg ...

More study needed for deer plans

Placer’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday moved forward with efforts to cull the area’s deer population but held off on recommending a controversial youth doe hunt, offici ...

Party in the Park best ever

I want to take the time to comment on the Party in the Park event held last Friday. I have a daughter, age 8, who attended with me, along with her friend, who is 9. It should go w ...

Little League worth support

I’m disappointed in the Journal’s spotlight coverage of commercialized, for-profit traveling baseball teams, while giving very little attention to their Little League’s curre ...

We are a family of Christians

Regarding the online responses to my letter “We are a nation of Christians,” (Reader Input, June 23). Yes, I am a stumbling Christian who swims in God’s mercy and grace. No ...

Draining poor to enhance themselves

Several Placer County executives will receive a pay raise (Journal, June 25). Most of them make over $100,000 a year. While reducing county services for the poor, they receive a p ...

Getting amped up for a uniquely Auburn world-class event

It’s back. The runners are ready, the organizers are excited and the community can enjoy one of the world’s most famous ultra-marathon events — the Western States Endurance ...