Auburn

Western States pioneers are still running strong

The Western States 100-mile Endurance Run began in 1974, when Gordon Ainsleigh attempted and succeeded to complete the course on foot. About half-way through the race, Ainsleigh sa ...

Auburn man arrested after running through traffic on I-80

AUBURN CA - An Auburn man was taken into Placer County Sheriff's Office custody after running through traffic on both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near t ...

Media control alive in Auburn

Yesterday my wife and I had a late lunch at (a local restaurant), a place we enjoy frequently. The two TVs behind the bar were both showing dirt bike stunts, something that really ...

Keep checking dioxin presence

This letter is in regard to the Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community Environment’s request to have the county reopen the environmental review of the Wal-Mart s ...

Fire crew and medics a team

I, too, wondered why a fire truck was sent with each ambulance on a 911 call (“Money trail tough to follow,” Reader Input, June 18).I found out why last December. I was ...

Secret shopper ruse hits close to home

An Auburn resident nearly fell victim to an online scam after she received an unexpected package in the mail. ?Thanks for applying! Here is your first assignment: Deposit this mone ...

Noon Hour Update: New county CEO has first meeting; Sierra College helps vets and mystery shopper scam

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Why that engine rolls

I would like to answer Mary (Ann) Frank’s question in her letter about why a fire engine responds on emergency calls with an ambulance (“Check out who backs issues, can ...

Money trail tough to follow

Mary Ann Frank wants us to check the backers of bills and candidates (“Check out who backs issues, candidates,” Reader Input, June 14). Oh, that we could!Since the U.S. ...

Shoppers need added choices

Thank you, Elyse Barrel, for your comment about Wal-Mart (“Must shop at Wal-Mart,” Reader Input, June 12). I throughly support Wal-Mart, Costco, Trader Joe’s and ...

More wineries are a good thing

A small group on disgruntled NIMBYs (not in my backyard) thinks wineries are the source of all evil. With a strong emphasis on Placer Grown and local agriculture I believe they are ...

"Paleo" mom doing right

In response to John Sisson’s “Reasons to doubt diet,” (Reader Input, June 14):The “Paleo diet” is far from a poorly controlled experiment. If anything ...

Let Auburn begin anew

After enduring an 18-month, epic battle that ended in the defeat of the tragically flawed ballot initiative, Measure A, I think it is clear that this community has learned some ver ...

Another View: Why you should run for local office

Celebrated as the best example of democracy and cursed as the worst form of fragmented government, special districts, school districts and city councils are California’s most ...

Moose Lodge looking fine

Wanted to tell the Moose Lodge how great it looks! Some people did a lot of work and it shows! Jean Tye, Auburn