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Another View: How about if we deemed every Tuesday a cellphone-free day?

I finally caved in and made the big move: I accepted a smartphone into my life — and now I’m wondering, “What must I have been thinking?” I’ve been ...

Reader Input: Service day a rousing success

The first Auburn Community Service Day was a rousing success as 65 volunteers descended on Recreation Park ready to clear eight Auburn properties in preparation for fire season. ...

Touched by an angel in Auburn

I met an angel. Yes, he was flesh and blood, had brown hair and medium height, but he was an angel. My husband, Dale, and I had been to see a friend and we stopped on the way hom ...

Super Bowl picks: Free ride home vs. patrol car ride to jail?

Auburn Super Bowl celebrants have two good reasons to not drink and drive. No. 1. The California Highway Patrol and other law-enforcement agencies in Placer County and the Auburn ...

Gas prices low, but at what cost?

Motorists may be enjoying the low gas prices, but a sustained price drop at the pumps could wreak havoc on California’s struggling infrastructure. For the state’s alre ...

Low gas prices pleasant surprise for travelers

Low prices at the pump are making holiday travel cheaper than it has been in years; but beware, that could all change come Jan. 1. With gas prices hovering at around $3 in much of ...

Reader Input: Many thanks to the Auburn community

This is an open letter to the people of Auburn: Dear Loving Auburn Community, My husband, Steve, and I came home from a weekend in Eureka with our son to a sickening experience ...

Auburn getting pumped up over plummeting gas prices

Auburn-area motorists continue to enjoy a drop in gas prices. AAA Northern California’s monthly gas survey is formalizing what motorists have been seeing over the past week ...

Gas prices continue to drop in Auburn

  With only a few days left in the summer driving season, motorists continue to pay less at the pump. And the lower prices are showing no signs of taking a reverse course, A ...

Rising gas prices take a midsummer vacation in Auburn

What a difference a month makes for gas prices. While still in the pricey, upper $3 range, pump prices per gallon in the Auburn area have dropped over July. Early in the month, A ...

Reader Input: People showed care, kindness

Good people: I didn’t get your names, but to all the people that helped me when my car stopped running at the Bell Road and Highway 80 turnoff last Friday, thank you from the ...

Cloudy skies precede sunny weekend

Forecasters expect rains and storms to wash across Northern California early this week before giving way to clear skies and 80-degree days for the Memorial Day weekend -- which AAA ...

Gas prices on the rise in N. California

As the summer approaches and temperatures in the foothills begin to climb, so do local gas prices. According to AAA, the cost of fuel in Northern California will begin to creep up ...

Reader Input: Auburn Airport a valuable resource

On Sunday, Feb. 23, the Auburn Journal printed a front-page article about noise issues at the Auburn Municipal Airport (“Noise issues cloud Auburn compatibility study”) ...

Auburn motorists watching gas prices creep up in 2014

After basking in the warm glow of lowered gas prices, Auburn and California motorists are starting to see a slight upward tick in prices at the pump. State gas prices are now a ni ...