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Reader Input: Suit settlement shocks reader

We were so shocked to read in the Tuesday, March 4, Auburn Journal that the St. John’s Military School lawsuit was settled on the eve of the trial and canceled by the U.S. Di ...

Suspended sentence for mom in Auburn child’s 1970 bathtub drowning

ROSEVILLE -- No longer facing charges of murder in the death of her daughter, Patricia Lee Thomas shed tears Monday in a Roseville courtroom before walking out a free woman. The 6 ...

Reader input: An invitation for abuse

There are times when government passes a law so egregious the only right thing for the people to do is refuse to obey it.  That is the case with AB 1266, which allows boys in ...

Reader Input: Shame on the rodeo watchers

Why do we tolerate animal cruelty and abuse in rodeos? Why is such activity allowed anywhere in civilized communities when the illegal electric shocking, tail raking, wire poking, ...

Holiday stress a real issue for some

  With the holidays comes the expectation of joy, family togetherness and celebration. It’s a time to be happy and forget the problems of the year, right? When that ex ...

Parents, bullies, get wise now

Every day children are neglected by parents, friends and bullies. Even at school there are bullies and normal sweet-hearted kids that pick on each other. When you think that you kn ...

Kudos go out to rescuers

The Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills, and all the professionals who helped with the seizure of approximately 75 neglected animals in rural Loomis, deserve a huge round of app ...

Article shines light on abuse

Congratulations to Bridget Jones, Journal staff writer, for her excellent front-page headline article, “Do teens abuse prescription drugs?” (June 24-25). Her reporting was very ...

Is local teen prescription drug abuse a problem?

Community officials had varying opinions about whether or not the community is facing a large teenage prescription drug abuse problem, and one Auburn teen said prescription drugs w ...

Abuse survivor pens book

Louise Schnur’s book has been a long time coming. It took Schnur 18 years to work through the horrible memories of enduring domestic violence she documents in “From Darkness ...