Auburn

Citizens may be wise to replace officials

Congratulations on a great commentary on Dec. 16, “Open checkbook on land-use case is unacceptable.” You are bang on-target. Thank you, Journal editorial board, for telling i ...

Why oppose small business?

Why is Tom McClintock voting against small business? He voted against the Enhancing Small Business Research and Innovation Act; the Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farm ...

Recognize more parade entrants

Re: “Why only one Parade of Lights winner?”, Reader Input, Dec. 10. I agree with Bob and Eileen Ferber. There should have been more than one winner because everyone worked so ...

Student no fan of flying cars

Re: “Flying car project taking flight,” Journal, Dec. 14. It sounds very dangerous and it also seems very expensive. Not many people would be able to afford flying cars. Also ...

Go easy on Placer streaker

To me, as a teenager, I think what the streaker did was just a joke (Media Life, Dec. 4). I would’ve laughed if I saw it. Also, I’d bet some other teenagers might think so, too ...

Stranger embodies spirit of the holiday

My daughter lives in Phoenix. Every year she sends us a box of gifts for our family. This year the box did not arrive. Yesterday, the doorbell rang. Upon opening the door I fou ...

Reader shares a favorite blessing

“Merry Christmas!” I have heard this frequently when I have been out shopping and passing neighbors in town. This has warmed my heart, even though many have used “Happy Holid ...

Auburn, support your Cat House

On Dec. 9 there was an article in our paper about the Cat House. Our Cat House is a wonderful non-profit organization that helps the stray cats in our area. It only has 2010 to ge ...

Auburn icon never misses a good parade

If there is such a thing as an Auburn icon, Ralph Roper fits the bill. Husband, father, successful businessman, civic leader, community volunteer, 57-year Auburn resident, and just ...

What to do with $1 million

The new Auburn mayor says the Streetscape phase one project cost $2 million rather than $3 million (Mayor’s Report, Dec. 17). Here’s a simple suggestion on what to do with th ...