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Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Reader Input: High time we rename parks

As a former creative writing teacher I attended a recent board meeting of the Auburn Recreation District to propose that the names of Recreation Park and Regional Park be changed. ...

Reader Input: Nothing trivial about Auburn’s bee

Congratulations to the winner of the Fourth Annual Auburn AAUW Trivia Bee: Placer United — Mike Holmes, Jim Holmes and Leah Rosasco. But this talented trio wasn’t the o ...

Reader Input: Pickleball fans can wait turn

Response to Cherry Dulaney: (“ARD made the most effective decision,” Reader Input, March 22). Nine percent of the time? A bogus argument in view of the fact that th ...

Reader Input: ARD has done disservice to Auburn

A meeting was held by the Auburn Park and Recreation Committee at 4 p.m. to listen to the concerns of turning the tennis courts 1 and 2 into pickleball courts. It became apparent t ...

Reader Input: Homeless are dumped here

One can learn a lot by talking to a police officer-in-training. I struck up a conversation with one the other day at lunch, and she opened my eyes to why Auburn seems flooded wit ...

Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors Race

The race for two open seats on the Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors seems to have settled on incumbent candidates Scott Holbrook and Curt Smith. Holbrook and Smith we ...

Another View: For boomers, pickleball is court of last resort

I have discovered the path to world peace, and it is a game called “pickleball.” In fact, if diplomats could find a way to coax Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin on a cou ...

Our View: Meet at trailhead of compromise on bike park issue

It’s been beaten into the ground, but really, the phrase seems to work: “Can’t we just all get along?” That’s the refrain rising out of the issue of ...

Reader Input: Geese and their poop gotta go

Just whose parks are they (“Solutions for goose control remain up in the air at ARD meeting,” Journal, Feb. 28)? As I remember, we the people paid to build our parks. ...

ARD may hike recreation field fees

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District Board of Directors will vote Thursday whether to raise rental fees for local sports fields by as much as 25 percent. Staff reports ind ...

Reader Input: Bike park better sited at Regional

The new bike park could be the jewel in the crown of Auburn Recreation District’s attractions if it were located at the 24-acre open space at Regional Park and not at the Mai ...

Reader Input: Trail site poor choice for track

Auburn Recreation District (ARD) is developing a pump track for mountain bikes (“ARD unanimously OKs bike park location,” Journal, Dec. 20, 2013). This is a good idea ...

Reader Input: ARD threatens Meadow Vista geese

This letter is in response to the article dated Feb. 28, “Solutions for goose control remain up in the air at ARD meeting.” First off: the Auburn Journal should have ...

Reader Input: Bike park comments inflammatory

Richard Hadley’s column (“Bike park project needs environmental review,” Reader Input, Feb. 28) raised several potential risks with Auburn Recreation District&rsq ...