Auburn

Wine buffs turn pro with dream acreage

When Mike and Diane Naggiar purchased acreage for a vineyard near the Placer-Nevada county line, their dream was to grow and sell wine grapes. Ten years later, they are not only ...

Nation and Notre Dame darn lucky to have Obama

As a Catholic, I would think that the students of Notre Dame are thrilled to have President Barack Obama give their commencement address. To these conservative Catholics who are u ...

Tea parties as much about frustration as tax

Donna Bell, thanks for getting up and getting out by attending the Auburn area tea party in Sacramento (Journal, April 16). From what I can tell, some 250,000 people around the U. ...

‘Justine’s Fund’ dinner pays tribute to Auburn teen, benefits those who fought on her behalf

The fourth annual “Justine’s Fund” dinner will be from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St. in Auburn. The dinner is held in memory of Justin ...

April 17 Church News

The following is a sampling of what area churches have to offer this week and in the following weeks: Aglow — Grass Valley Pastor: Revs. George and Lillie Parker, LionSong Minis ...

Talking ‘Shop’ with cast of Placer High’s ‘Horrors’

A new production of an old favorite will reintroduce musical theater to Placer High School Thursday. “Little Shop of Horrors” will be the first musical put on by the Placer Hig ...

Tax-weary locals boost ‘tea party’ turnout

Donna Bell attended her first protest Wednesday. The Auburn resident was one of thousands across the country who took part in tax day “tea parties” to protest excessive govern ...

United States is more than a nation of Christians

I cannot but disagree with Elly Derr’s letter of April 14. We are not a Christian nation. We are a nation of many religions and of non-religious people. Ms. Derr quoted George Wa ...

Where’s our ripoff parking study refund?

I feel that we, the people, have been ripped off by the recent parking study (Journal, April 15). A refund is definitely in order! Robert Smith Auburn

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 ...