Alta Vista School

Reader Input: Bike riders are fit but plain lazy

Dear Mr. Larry Brann-Smith (“Cyclists have road rights,” Reader Input, Sept. 21): I am the one who is shocked, as well as many other drivers, I am certain. So, you th ...

Noon Hour Update: Alta Vista Charter School; school fire follow-up; Space Shuttle sightings and Placer High volleyball

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Riley’s Station was last call for gas before Colfax

Auburn old-timers refer to it as “Riley’s Corner,” and police and fire personnel sometimes use it as point of reference. Some Auburnites know it only as a bend in the road o ...

Let children be students

In response to Ellen Stephens’ letter (Reader Input, Nov. 24) to what I assume to be the parents, teachers and students at our local Auburn schools, with all due respect, are you ...

Poor schools increase other costs

I would like to challenge the voters of the Auburn area who are pondering Measure L to consider the larger picture. Having worked in a prison and around corrections for nearly four ...

Senior won’t opt out of Measure L

The best school measure to make the ballot in many moons is Measure L. It guarantees that every dollar stays in Auburn, that no funds can be used for administrators’ salaries, ...

Another view: Protecting a tradition of quality education: The state of Auburn schools

Despite many obstacles, the instruction occurring in Auburn classrooms is working. Thanks to our outstanding teachers and the dedicated parents who volunteer in our classrooms, stu ...

Broken windows, graffiti costing school district

Broken windows are causing some pain to the Auburn Union School District. A recent spat of vandalism at Alta Vista Education Center, formerly Alta Vista School, over the weekend ...

Looking back at 2007

The year 2007 brought Auburn a change in Placer High head football coaches, a King in trouble and a congressman under fire. Placer Vineyards, a new dog park and Best Buy were appro ...

Shop owner handles Cool Mountain Bike Race

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of community portraits published in this space Fridays. Auburn’s Lisa Kodl is somewhat of a rarity. Kodl is sole owner of Auburn Bike ...