Auburn

Loopholes riddle Measure A

This June, Auburn has an important decision to make about how our city operates. For well over a century, Auburn has been working well. We have the services we need and a structure ...

Measure D will be money well spent

For and against!I totally understand Donna McCloskey’s frustration in her letter to the Journal (“People getting taxed mightily,” Reader Input, April 10) regardin ...

Sports safety, speed training camps offered in Roseville, Auburn

Safe Kids Placer County will hold two youth sports safety clinics and three speed training camps as part of Safe Kids Week. All are free.The safety clinics are scheduled for Monday ...

Students struggle to rescue motorist

Despite acts of heroism by a group of Chico State students, including one from Auburn, a man presumably drowned in the Trinity River after his car swerved off of Highway 299 Saturd ...

Civil dialogue for civil society

Can a democracy survive if the constituents cannot have a civil discussion about issues? Name-calling does not lead to an intelligent exchange of ideas. It simply stops the partici ...

Unsold on charter city

Re: Point/Counterpoint, Journal, April 6:Although I have little knowledge about charter cities I do know when I see something coming from Steve (it’s gonna be a Costco) Cavol ...

Rising gas prices don’t signal upturn

In response to Thursday’s front-page article, “Auburn sales tax projections looking up”: Is (City of Auburn Administrative Services director) Andy Heath from an a ...

Move ball to classy venue(s)

There has recently been some support and some criticism with reference to the possibility of having another Black & White Ball. It does sound like it is going to be selective — b ...

Local hospital truly top-notch

My wife and I read the letter in the April 9 Journal by Mary Lynn Barrett about the quality of services provided by Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and could not agree more about her ...

People getting taxed mightily

Re: “Rural Auburn residents speak out against $150 fire fee, (Journal, April 4):I am so disgusted with both the local and state governments.Two weeks ago we received a questi ...

No proof exists of Measure A savings

Proponents of the Auburn charter say it will save money. What they won’t say is that they can’t prove it. Take it from me, the city’s elections official and elected city cler ...

More justices should recuse

Re: “Justice should recuse himself,” (Reader Input, April 2). Mr. (Ron) Lowe failed to mention two other Supreme Court justices who should recuse themselves, namely Ruth Bader ...

Yahoo to Hilda’s Bakery return

Yahoo! Great news! The recent article, re: Hilda’s Bakery reopening, is wonderful news. (“Hilda’s Bakery to spring back with bread, pastries, coffee and wi-fi,” Journal, Ma ...

Prove reader wrong, get $100

In reference to Patricia Grenfell’s April 4 letter “Defense, big oil stand unscathed,” I’m just amazed how some people did not know the meaning of words and just repeat tal ...

Sutter Auburn Faith a community gem

Placer County is so fortunate to have a hospital the caliber of Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital. Over the past 39 years my family has used the services of this hospital and its staff ...