Auburn

Clean up after pets, even goats

I really enjoyed the article about the dwarf goats (Journal, Dec. 6). I love seeing the various livestock animals in and around town — the alpacas, emus and hopefully the dwarf ...

Auburn dam an absurd idea

Re: “Could dam plan be back?” (Journal, Dec. 2). It is absurd that Auburn is even thinking of getting a dam. It cost $6- to $10 billion. The government is wondering why they a ...

Give freely to Auburn schools

Measure L was a proposition on the Nov. 2 ballot. Its goal was to get all of the property owners who live within the Auburn Union School District to add $59 to their parcel tax per ...

How to boost airline safety

Wonder why nobody thought of this before? Here’s a solution to all the controversy over full-body scanners at the airports: All we need to do is develop a booth that you can st ...

Our View: Many are the ways to help our community

Many people are buying gifts this holiday season, and looking for small and big ways to give back to the community and help others. This year, focus on the Auburn area, whenever y ...

Save people from themselves

Re: “Another homeless canal victim drowns,” Journal, Dec. 1. I think we should build a fence for the canal because there have been way too many deaths! I know people walk in ...

Don’t fence canals in

Re: “Another homeless canal victim drowns,” Journal, Dec. 1. There should not be canal fences because there could be animals that live by the canal. If a fence is put around ...

Support schools this better way

The voters of the Auburn Union Elementary School District (AUESD) rejected Measure L, a proposal to impose a parcel tax on the taxpayers, on Nov. 2. Following the rejection, sever ...

Scammers trolled for Auburn victim

I was advised to let people know that I was the subject of a scam ... but I didn’t fall for it. Someone representing himself as being from the Publisher’s Clearing House prize ...

Rain couldn’t dim parade

This year’s annual Festival of Lights Parade was entitled “Light in a Child’s Eye.” I went to the parade wondering, “What exactly does that mean?” Would there be a flo ...

Fellow tenant’s tales didn’t add up

Re: “Alleged Lake of the Pines con man facing new court date, charges,” Journal, Nov. 19: Over 10 years ago, for a short period of time, I leased a small office in an older, ...

Gaines’ action wastes funds

We all received the sample ballot for the special election needed to elect a state senator for District 1. This election is needed because the two top vote-getters did not receive ...

‘Agendize?’ Give us break!

Thank you reporter Bridget Jones for the story (Dec. 9) about Placer County Schools Superintendent Gayle Garbolino-Mojica’s pay package. Intriguing was information item 14 on the ...

Annexation already rejected

Several years back Auburn wanted to annex the North Auburn and Bowman area. In the paper Tuesday (Dec. 7) Mayor (Bill) Kirby plans to annex North Auburn and Bowman into Auburn. W ...

Alcohol, driving make tragic mix

Re: “Weekend sees DUI increases,” Journal, Nov. 29: I think it’s OK to have an occasional alcoholic beverage, but not before you drive. Many people step into a car without c ...