Auburn

Auburn Walmart equals win-win

The proposed Walmart to be built in the Auburn area will be an asset and much-needed job added to the community. Auburn already let Home Depot in so why is there a problem with Wa ...

Criminal justice system is broken

I am not a fan of our criminal justice system. The “not guilty” plea of the “Placer County duo,” (Journal, April 22), reaffirms my belief that our justice system is broken ...

Distracted driver training needed

The Internet is full of jokes and stories about distracted drivers. Here is my contribution: We were driving down Bell Road in North Auburn the other day when an impatient drive ...

Youth under great pressure

The documentary film, “A Race to Nowhere,” is an urgent event to see for students, teachers, administrators, staff, parents, grandparents and all Auburn people who regard our y ...

Public employees should earn less

The word “greed” has been terribly misused to demonize people who are competent and earn more money than most, as in “It is greedy to earn more money than one needs.” The ...

Can’t compare mortgage, stock

In the April 21 Reader Input column, two separate writers compared Mayor Bill Kirby’s mortgage failure to stock market failures, claiming he should have sold the house for a loss ...

We are all children of God

Don’t underestimate the rebels in Libya or the power of the people who want freedom. Every human being deserves life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We are all children o ...

Jesus deserves the front page

Thanks so much for remembering the real reason for Easter last year on the front page of your paper. Christ resurrected, paying the penalty for our sins to make a way of hope of e ...

Faith offers peace that surpasses all

Several weeks ago there was a cartoon under “Visual Viewpoints” of Uncle Sam on his knees praying for Japan. I was truly encouraged to see that, and continue to pray for Japa ...

Springtime in Auburn quite inspiring

Blooming trees, vibrant wildflowers and rolling green hills can make artists in the foothills feel like kids in a candy shop. “The colors are so beautiful and fresh showing natur ...