Auburn

Public trough showing strain

Regarding Gus Thomson’s article in Sunday’s Journal (June 12). A top-to-bottom review of salaries, perks, benefits, pensions. The whole enchilada. Safety (cops and fire), acade ...

Family first and foremost

Here’s my response to that bikini billboard ad that was covered over in community protest. I too was very angry about it. I read in the Journal (June 10) the comments from suppor ...

Proud prude speaks out

Thank you, CBS, for the removal of California Sun bikini girl from our sight (Journal, June 10). And what a great replacement of the SPCA advertisement. So worthwhile and to be rem ...

Sex sells in America

It seems we have an issue over the billboard display in Auburn (Journal, June 10). Obviously, some are upset and others don’t care. But, there is a deeper issue in all of this. ...

Bikini billboard lacks respect

Unfortunately, the tanning ad billboard that was the subject of controversy in Auburn shows the lack of respect for women and to say the bikini was conservative is absurd (Journal, ...

Sports costing our society

How many arenas does the public have to be build for the Kings before they can make it on their own? We seem to forget that one of the reason why the Roman Empire withered and died ...

Chana grad impresses

It was heartening to read the story of Jessica Hammitt’s triumph over adversity (Journal, June 3-4). At the June 2 Chana High graduation, the Auburn Area Democratic Club awarded ...

E.V. Cain teacher is history after 40 years

Kathy Koester has seen multiple generations of Auburn families during her time at E.V. Cain Charter Middle School. Koester is retiring after 40 years at the school. Her career the ...

Sarah Palin is a media tease

My husband, daughter and I all had a good laugh reading Nordyne (Dee) Nann’s letter about “Palin makes perfect sense,” (Reader Input, June 9). I imagine that’s one of the r ...

AB 52 a move toward reason

Beyond the front-page news stories of Anthony Weiner’s troubles and Sarah Palin’s trip and woeful knowledge of American history, there was an article which got my attention and ...