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Familiar Faces: Amanda Elliot, lifeguard at ARD

Q. How long have you been a lifeguard? A. I’ve worked at the Auburn Recreation District for five years. I’ve been a lifeguard for three and a swim instructor for five. Q. How ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Auburn gets unfair ding on Hidden Falls

It does, indeed, get curiouser and curiouser. While the preceding line could cover just about anything these days, my particular reference is to the ongoing machinations involving ...

Rec district needs drug-testing policy

During this school year, our child was enrolled in a sports program through Auburn Recreation District. An incident occurred that led me to ask questions about ARD’s policy regar ...

Our View: ARD must lobby supes, using local parks and rec lovers

Now is the time for the Auburn Recreation District to enlist its raving fans and conscientious supporters to rally before the Placer County Board of Supervisors. With a little hel ...

Off-road park users being overlooked

The Auburn Recreation District debate over use of funds has been an interesting read (Journal, April 25). However, as a tax-paying citizen of Placer County, I’m a little upset o ...

Tree-butchering knuckleheads strike

I took my four kids to Meadow Vista Park to enjoy the sunshine, the jungle gym, the breeze, the spring grass and the ancient oak trees on Friday. What was my horror when I saw the ...

Auburn Recreation District celebrates new catalog

The Auburn Recreation District can help a lot of people with their 2010 resolutions. The Winter/Spring 2010 Activity Guide has been released and registration is now open for all ...

Recreation Park getting major upgrades

The oldest facility in the Auburn Area Recreation and Park District is getting a major facelift as work continues this week at the main building at Recreation Park. Here’s what ...

ARD can’t afford luxuries now

What ARD board Chairman Curt Smith has to say about our grim financial picture — with the state’s upcoming theft of ARD funds — is both interesting and puzzling. There’s ...

We must draw line with park

It’s interesting how people who don’t know the first thing about Karen Tajbl seem to have a great insight into her activities. She has not “spent time on how to bash” (Will ...

Rec district could see layoffs if revenue seized by state

Auburn Area Recreation and Park District officials could be forced to layoff employees and reduce maintenance at area parks if the state seizes property tax revenue from the alread ...

Auburn’s talent don’t need no stinking pageants

Why should our children have to compete in a pageant to show off their talent? Maybe the Chamber of Commerce or the Journal should sponsor a talent show for all ages. There are man ...

Why single out one man in Shockley Park project?

Pardon me. I have been busy with a “make the world a better place” effort, and neglected getting back promptly to the Journal to correct a miscommunication/misunderstanding. I ...

Coach holds court with young basketball players

Yeah, the Titans didn’t do too well this year. The basketball team only won two games in the Auburn Recreation District’s Youth Development League. But the young players lear ...

ARD to freeze wages

Employees of the Auburn Recreation District will have their wages frozen starting April 1 in a budget passed by the district’s board. The board voted 3-2 Thursday to adopt the 2 ...