Auburn

Auburn couple in elder-theft case plead not guilty

An Auburn married couple charged with embezzling nearly a half million dollars from the man’s elderly mother both pled not guilty to a total of 13 felony counts on Friday at the ...

Each day’s a blessing for Auburn’s Olive Orr, age 100

“I’m a tough old lady, a tough old bird,” Auburn’s Olive Orr joked. Orr just passed a milestone few people achieve — she turned 100 years of age on Oct. 15. Orr doesn ...

Maki the clear choice for PCWA

Auburn area voters have a clear choice in the race for the Placer County Water Agency District 5 seat. Former Auburn mayor and businesswoman Cheryl Maki is the most qualified candi ...

Reelect quiet hero to ARD

I’d like to recommend voting for our most precious Auburn Recreation District board member. I know him from Gold Country Toastmasters, where he has long been an active member, an ...

Newcastle must live with limits

I attended the Newcastle Town Hall meeting on Oct. 9 to hear the pros and cons about Measure B and Measure K funding for the Newcastle Fire District. I listened to three incumbent ...

Hunger Walk helps many

Thank you, Auburn Journal, for helping to publicize the Auburn Crop Hunger Walk on Oct. 21. Several new walkers were recruited because they saw the articles in the Journal. Thank ...

Kirby dedicated to community

We are writing this letter on behalf of Bill Kirby for City Council. As long-time citizens of Auburn, we have come to admire and respect Dr. Kirby for his contributions to the comm ...

Letter writer needs checkup

I read with amusement Ron Lowe’s “Voters may well need counseling,” (Reader Input, Oct. 24).First, what is scary or, more to the point, “pathetic” is ...

Council seeks Placer High’s opinion on food trucks

One food trucks ordinance down and one to go, the Auburn City Council requested more education before it delves into their use in public right of way. Specifically, they want educa ...

Palm sidewalk project delayed, over budget

Construction for the Palm Avenue sidewalk and bicycle lane project has been delayed until summer of 2013 and costs are rising as the Auburn City Council authorized more funding for ...