Auburn

Achievements by our president

Re: “Obama worst since Carter” by Robert Moggridge (Reader Input, July 20). Let’s take a moment to list some accomplishments of the Obama administration as well as things tha ...

Placer Sheriff’s Department first-class

On July 13 I had the honor of attending the Placer County Sheriff’s Department swearing-in ceremony. I was overwhelmed with the feelings that these officers and staff shared wit ...

Thank you to good neighbor

Thank you to the unknown gentleman who came to my rescue on Sunday, July 11. I was walking my dog along the frontage road of Auburn Ravine Road when I tripped on the uneven sidewa ...

Calendar more sorry than funny

Re: “Not laughing at nudie calendar,” (Reader Input, July 20). Marlene (Corey), you were not the only one offended by the “Bad boys’ calendar.” My wife and I were also o ...

Control dogs even in park

I think Victoria Curtis needs to watch “The Dog Whisperer” on the Discovery channel (Journal, July 19). Dogs don’t like or dislike leashes. Dogs are pack animals and when yo ...

Pull together and keep town viable

Your “Our View” on July 9 hit the nail on the head in many ways. With the exodus of the grocery stores, hardware stores and the post office in Downtown we lost our viability fo ...

Tevis Cup to test horse and rider in endurance marathon Saturday

The 55th annual Tevis Cup is riding into Auburn this Saturday, July 24. The 100-mile-long Tevis Cup has long been considered the most revered and difficult equestrian ride in the w ...

Taxes pay for full-time light

On Saturday, July 17, I went to In-N-Out, and did what any normal Auburnite would — I ate my food above In-N-Out in the parking lot of the hotel. When I was sitting there, I not ...

Careful when you wish for Wal-Mart

In reply to Jason Williams (Reader Input, July 18), it is not stupid to want tax revenues and jobs, but be careful what you wish for. Studies have shown that Wal-Mart reduces the ...

Reader: Palin always welcome

In response to “Palin can butt out of our state,” the July 5 letter from Ron Lowe, Nevada City: I was sincerely disappointed in Ron Lowe’s letter in regards to one of the ...

There’s still real work to be done

In the Auburn Journal’s “Our View: Auburn must get real to win business,” posted online July 8, this newspaper called for a “sense of urgency” from private and public res ...

Auburn can do better than ‘big box’

I moved with my husband to Auburn in July 2009, after studying the area for over five years. We live nowhere near the proposed Bohemia project. We moved here from Tallahassee, Flor ...

Local Goodwill looking good

In the course of moving from Auburn after 50 years I have made several trips to our local Goodwill store to donate clean, usable products. On Thursday, July 8, I was very impresse ...

Cruise Nite not for dogs

Another great Cruise Nite thanks to the volunteers and car owners. They posted lots of “no dogs” signs at the event, but several people did not think they applied to them. We ...

Our View: Tour stop or not, Auburn must get wheels in motion

If Auburn is lucky enough to earn a piece of the action in the 2011 Tour of California cycling event, it better take full advantage. Instead of a jumbotron television and a 20-min ...