Auburn

Time to move into energy future

It seems like everyday I get a new mailing from PG&E touting its’ pet initiative, Proposition 16. I just can’t understand how PG&E can waste its profits by trying to prohibit l ...

Chris Parker will close tax loopholes

Although not a well-known elected body, the Board of Equalization plays an important role in the lives of all Californians. Think of the Board as California’s “Tax Court.” Wh ...

Rick Keene offers practical solutions

I disagree with my friend, Ken Campbell, and his assessment of Rick Keene, Candidate for the 4th District Senate seat (letter May 26). Ken seems to have overlooked the fact that (D ...

Organize to battle Wal-Mart

As a new homeowner in Auburn, I am horrified to learn there is a Wal-Mart coming soon if we don’t get organized and energized to stop it. As shown in DVDs like “The High Cost ...

Jim Conkey and Wal-Mart lost

I was deeply involved with the Wal-Mart/James Conkey lawsuit, and the fact is: Bohemia ownership letters should be called C & C, not for Conkey and Cavolt but Cash and Carry. Caref ...

Express your views in public

There are quite a few comments made in the Auburn Journal blogs in favor of a big box store at the Bohemia project site. Maybe if you folks with pseudonyms and no faces would com ...

Keep bike races out of town

The Sunday, May 30 (Criterium) bike race in Auburn was an accident waiting to happen. Bicyclists were impeding traffic. Why block off streets in the Downtown area? Bike races sh ...

Streetsweeper’s services needed

Please Mr. Streetsweeper: You vigilantly swept our burned streets at 6 a.m. for five months. Then, you stopped. We have had several storms blow burned limbs and branches from our ...

Graduate’s story inspires

I was very pleased that the Auburn Journal gave front-page coverage to Matthew Daniels (June 2). His life story is sad but also very inspirational. I commend you, Matt, on what y ...

Quarterback’s choice puzzles

Former Placer High and current UC Davis football star Greg Denham says he’s bailing on his senior season to become a minister (Journal, June 4). As a quarterback, he’s the de ...

Learn to live with train noise

In regards to the complaint by Allan and Joan Lovan concerning the noisy trains (Journal, May 30), did they not do research on the property they purchased and have knowledge of the ...

Placer County residents need leaders they can trust

I don’t understand why it’s a big deal. That’s what they’re running their campaign on—- a damn plane ride. (Rocky Rockholm, candidate, incumbent supervisor (May 26) Plac ...

Carli Fiorina's history an insult to HP

It is definitely an insult to HP to have Carli Fiorina running for office, and mentioning working at HP. Her past history needs to be examined very closely. When she instigated the ...

Central Square a Downtown hit

Applause and many thanks to each and every person who was involved in the re-creation of Auburn’s Central Square. The plants and trees and chairs and fresh paint make Central Sq ...

Fiorina insults our integrity

Carli Fiorina for U.S. Senator? This is an insult to our integrity. Carli advertises herself as being CEO at Hewlett Packard, but, of course, no mention is made of the fact that H ...