Auburn

Video builds awareness of homeless

Ryan Frew’s video, “Life Is Mandatory,” was shown at the State Theatre last Saturday. It was a great success. Two showings were scheduled but a third one had to be added beca ...

Agility-trained dogs keep their eyes on the prize

Most dogs like to run free at the park, chase balls, meet new furry or human friends, or play tug-of-war with their owner. But for a select few, going to the park means keeping th ...

Help students, not bureaucrats

To Mary Ann Frank (“Property tax goes chiefly to education,” Reader Input, March 15): Thank you for your input. Simply this: we need to invest more of ourselves in the students ...

Act local, show support for Measure A

Quite some time ago I became suspicious of public officials and special interest groups using words that make me feel good, and lately I have been hearing about the citizens of Aub ...

Her comments just backfire

Re: The letter from Dee Nann regarding the president, his policies and the direction the country is going disturbs me greatly (“Put our country back on track,” Reader Input, Ap ...

Measure A a power initiative

The real power behind Measure A, the Auburn charter, is the shift of power away from “we, the people” to “they, the electors.” If you actually read the charter, the key sen ...

Writer at odds with Bible

The Rev. Lynn Gardner comes from a very different faith position than the Bible (“Sign doesn’t belong in city chamber,” Reader Input, April 5). This truth is hard for us to ...

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Measure may do unintended harm

Measure A, which will appear on the June primary ballot, would convert Auburn from a general law city to a charter city. It is disturbing that voters are being asked to weigh in on ...

'Life is Mandatory' documentary Saturday at State Theater

The documentary about the homeless, "Life is Mandatory," directed by Placer High School graduate Ryan Frew, will be shown at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the State Theater ...

Gratitude for fire safety work

Deer Ridge is a community of 120 homes located in Auburn. Six common areas were created by the developer for beauty and recreational use for our residents. Gray areas within our CC ...

Measure A spells trouble

What do the troubled cities of Bell, Vallejo and Stockton have in common with Auburn? Today, not much. If Measure A is passed and Auburn becomes a charter city, we will have much m ...

Health care a humane offering

To be creative is to invent something. But, we ask, does the thing invented actually work? Case in point: the commerce clause in our Constitution …the “thing” that needs to ...

Proposed charter needs clarification

Re: proposed Auburn city charter (full text and pro and con — Journal, April 6):I have a few questions/concerns for our city fathers, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and the p ...

Martha Stewart for president

Well, George Washington must be rolling over in his grave. In his exit speech one of the major warnings he left us with was not to become too partisan. Not only have we done just ...

Signs of beauty seen in Auburn

The City of Auburn is the perfect example of America the beautiful.Congratulations to Bud Pisarek for the logos that are painted in the intersection of High Street and Lincoln Way, ...