Auburn

Mayor’s loss is our loss

Had Mayor (Bill) Kirby bought a few hundred thousand dollars worth of stock that had later lost half its value, he would be stuck with the loss (Journal, April 19). However, he has ...

News of mayor’s default disappoints

Outrageous! I don’t know about others, but I am personally appalled to read your report about our illustrious mayor of Auburn, Bill Kirby, defaulting on his mortgage and turning ...

Salmon moving Auburn’s way

Millions have been spent on the Delta with little progress on helping salmon. Collaboration is non-existent with water users influencing agencies to the detriment of salmon. Save ...

What Dennis Campanale campaign?

State Sen. Ted Gaines has received much criticism for running for two offices this past November thereby forcing a special election to fill his old Assembly seat at considerable ex ...

History engraves its way into heart of city

Several pieces of Auburn’s history will soon make a permanent residence in Central Square. The Streetscape History and Art Advisory Committee has given the OK for 10 people, gro ...

Beth Gaines presumptuous

Wow, how presumptuous of Beth Gaines. I just got finished reading an article which said that Beth Gaines is “already contemplating bill packages and committee assignments.” Has ...

Let business run everything in USA

Grover Norquist, Ronald Reagan’s collaborator, said we should shrink government, put it in a bathtub then drown it. Evidently, the founding fathers incorrectly believed governmen ...

Just too many econ imbeciles

There is a perfectly good reason why California’s economy is in the toilet and why the most productive people are leaving this state. Californians, by and large, have about a 6- ...

Placer has plan for homeless

Thank you, Auburn Journal, for your thought-provoking and informative reporting on homelessness in Placer County. The recent articles brought a very positive focus on local homel ...

ACLU lawsuit impacts young students

I am writing this letter re: Friday’s front-page article by Sara Seyydin. Thank you so much for getting the word out on our schools’ latest budget crisis. Not only are our hi ...

Cut debt, not just the deficit

As a fiscal conservative, I believe that one of the most appalling menaces to which succeeding generations will be subjected is the gigantic debt being accrued by all levels of gov ...

Time to get ready for Wally World

Hey neighbor, have you heard? Wal-Mart be a-comin’ to Auburn. Yup, seems as though the city fathers got snookered by the big city developer types. They thought they were going to ...

Another View: Taking a moment to thank special helpers

If it were ever possible to turn a tragedy into a positive outcome, we feel that the greater Auburn community has helped us do just that. We want to thank each and every one who h ...

Mom’s Kitchen brings taste of home to Auburn

After eight years in business, a Colfax eatery has relocated to Auburn. Auburn residents Dana and Mick Pappas are opening Mom’s Kitchen Monday on Nevada Street. The Pappases, w ...

Redistribute wealth to help homeless

Here are some suggestions on how to deal with the homeless problem: 1) Use proceeds from the Amgen bike race (and other Auburn events) to finance homeless projects; 2) Use a perc ...