Auburn

Reader doesn’t support teacher protest

I do not agree with the CTA (California Teachers Association) and their weeklong protest. It has been reported time and time again that the schools receive 47 percent of the Gene ...

Mad as hell at hospital

With regard to the closing of the Auburn Faith Family Birthing Center, I have to agree with most of what that person wrote in last Friday’s Reader Input (Peter Newman, “Let us ...

Washington gives an F

Washington gives an F What would George say? While we have gotten great advice from many of our greater presidents and leaders over the years we surely haven’t paid heed to th ...

Beth Gaines won by default

In response to the Auburn Journal May 4 articles on the very costly (District 4) Assembly race and other elections (five in all, total tops over $1 million), it is very sad that th ...

Auburn needs birth center

I, too, am so disappointed in the administrators of Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital. Thank you, Peter Newman (“Let us rally in support of birth center,” Reader Input, May 6), for ...

PG&E a private company

Hey, Henry Sinclair of Penryn (“Let private (sector) company fix canal,” Reader Input, May 10): Don’t you know that PG&E is a private company? Pretty ironic that Beth Gain ...

Bottom line more important than people

 Dear Mr. (Mitch) Hanna, CEO of Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital: It was disappointing to read of the possible closure of the SAFH Family Birthing Center (Journal, May 3). Being one ...

Make it Obama vs. Huntsman

I was feeling really sorry for the Grand Old Party until I watched the (University of South Carolina) commencement address by (former U.S. Ambassador to China) Jon Huntsman (on May ...

Region needs that Walmart

Being a native daughter of Grass Valley and having lived in Auburn I believe having the Walmart in Auburn will be a great economic boost for both Nevada and Placer counties. Let ...

Competition built America

I’m waiting for the Walmart to open. Competition is the American way. I think several stores in Auburn will be checking the prices at Walmart when they advertise their sale pri ...

Behind the Signature: Jim Bennett

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Auburn. “Came here in 1988 to be normal folk again.” Job: “White-haired, silver-tongued retiree. Gradua ...

Thanks on behalf of pets

A long overdue and heartfelt “thank you” to June Francis, owner and operator of The Second Act, a consignment store at 251 Elm Ave., Auburn. This hard-working and compassionat ...

Wal-Mart an Auburn win-win

I just wanted to voice my opinion over Wal-Mart coming to Auburn. I think allowing Wal-Mart to build a store in Auburn would be a win-win situation for everyone. It will bring empl ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer County may have pleasure of helping fund that new arena

Selling off the pages of the notebook while trying to raise enough money for a gallon of gasoline ... And as long as we’re discussing attacks on our wallets, consider the Sacram ...

Let us rally in support of birth center

I was greatly saddened and slightly appalled to read of the impending closure of the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Family Birthing Center (Journal, May 3). For over 45 years this f ...