Auburn

McClintock, we need your help

The Auburn State Recreation Area is slated to lose the funding from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This money goes to the state of California to manage our jewel of a park that is ...

A lesson in teacher pensions

I am very disappointed in the headline of Aug. 18 concerning retired educators and their pensions, (“Retired educators hit pension gold”). The Auburn Journal does not need to ...

Obamas take holiday again

Obama supporters are blinded by ideology again and again and again. When George Bush took time to go home to Texas you would have thought that he was out with the Klan burning bla ...

Vets deserve better benefits

After reading Tom McClintock’s press secretary’s explanation of why Tom did not support extension of unemployment benefits (Reader Input, Aug. 18), I understand why I’ve rece ...

Few collect big retirement

If I used the Auburn Journal’s recent articles on public employee pensions as my only news source, I would believe that most public employees get big pensions at the expense of t ...

Pensions should be redistributed

These high-level school pensions are uncalled for, (Journal, Aug. 18). How much do you need? While the schools are reducing services, their pensions are bankrupting the entire sys ...

Scapegoating educators wrong

We were saddened by the front page article in the Auburn Journal (Aug. 18), on the first day of school, no less, re: administrator pensions for educators in Placer County. I don ...

Relay for Life a big step in cancer fight

I am representing the Auburn Relay for Life. I started walking in 2004, when our granddaughter was diagnosed with medulloblastoma (brain cancer). She was on an experimental drug p ...

Exchange brings Italy to Auburn

John and Julia Camillucci, 8 and 11, respectively, have never had an older sister, but for the next year they will. Ilaria Piredda is living with the Camilluccis through an exchan ...

Poor choice of front-page pic

I am writing concerning this Sunday’s (Aug. 15) paper. As soon as I opened the paper up, I see a picture of Mr. (Charles) Burghy on the ground being arrested with a headline of ...

Please return stolen egg sign

Recently, I purchased a sign from my favorite local sign shop, Uptown Signs, to advertise the sale of my family’s extra eggs. Much to my chagrin the sign did not last an entire ...

Didn’t 49 Fire teach Auburn a lesson?

As I drove up Highway 49 this weekend, all I could do was shake my head. What made me shake my head, you ask? The 6-foot-high growth of weeds and brush present in every lot and fi ...

Share your blue bags

I found your front-page article in yesterday’s Journal (Aug. 16) regarding too many blue bags received by Linda Brown very interesting. I live in the Northpark area, and purch ...

Stop the blue bag madness!

I have blue bags coming out my ears! The blue bag recycle program needs to be stopped. Even though I use the blue bags for recyclables every chance I get, I still have over 30 rol ...

Our View: Countywide low-cost spay and neuter program worth effort

Ask just about any animal lover working in a rescue shelter or a clinic and they’ll tell you the same thing. That despite any philosophical differences about whether they want ...