Auburn

Hospice brings new light to terminal illness health care

A seminar held in Auburn attempted to take the fear and anxiety out of the experience of hospice for patients and their families. The seminar took place Thursday at the Emeritus S ...

Auburn needs home rule

At the very well-run League of Women Voters debate (May 3), Kevin Hanley asked Todd Stenhouse (a self-proclaimed Auburn resident of three weeks) and Hank Gonzalez to sign a pledge ...

Send a message to lobbyists

Part of the impetus behind Measure A occurred in 2003-4 when the state amended Section 1720.4 of the Labor Code. The code requires general law cities to pay volunteers who wish to ...

Support Measure A

I would like to thank the Placer County League of Women?s Voters, Auburn?s American Association of University Women and the Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center for hosting the Mea ...

How does Measure A save?

?Every year the state passes expensive new mandates, which the charter protects from.? Stated at the recent discussion by the pro (Measure A) side. ?Section 401. Mandates Limited: ...

I?ll take quality, thank you

The prevailing wage law was originally enacted to ensure the quality of work done on government projects. It was to protect us from sub-standard contractors that could underbid the ...

Thanks to our fine rescuers

To all emergency and fire department personnel: I wanted to say thank you for all you do every day in the lives of the people around you. I am so grateful for the help you provided ...

Auburn celebrates veterans in a big way

Veterans Day (Nov. 11) is a day of remembrance and celebration that has occurred in Auburn each year on Nov. 11 since 1919. It is a day to honor all who served and are still servi ...

Save a day for good news only

I have an idea for another law for the books in the nation. The idea is this: One day is chosen per week to only have good news, positive and uplifting news, stories, programs on a ...

Samaritans at home in Auburn

Preparing to rebuild our deck, I went to Diamond Lumber, picked out some 2-by-6 redwood, tied it down on my small pickup and headed for home. Barely onto Atwood (Road), a larger pi ...

Open Bohemia site EIR again

As a member of APACE and the person who researched the ?voluntary cleanup? done on the Bohemia site in 2007 for a subdivision project, I receive correspondence from the Department ...

Schools need solar donor

I read in the AJ that our schools are going forward with solar installation (Who really pays for solar power in California?”, Journal, May 23). I say “kudos” to t ...

How about a pint?

At left, John Nelson, of Auburn, donates a pint of blood to phlebotomist Linda Waters at the Blood Source blood drive held at the Elks Lodge in Auburn Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m.In ...

Call to Readers

What do you think of our local schools? Your letters on this subject are wanted! They must include your first and last name, city you live in, a daytime phone number, and be limite ...

Keep valuables out of view

I just want to let everyone know that there have been some break-ins at the Rock Creek Plaza (2505 Bell Road, Auburn). I was personally burglarized and hope to prevent future occu ...