Auburn

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 ...

BSA hold 1967 file on former Auburn, Roseville leader

The Boy Scouts of America had to open a file on an Auburn and Roseville scout leader in 1967 after it was found that he engaged in "lewd and lascivious behavior involving a 13-year ...

Body found in car near UP tracks spurs Auburn Police investigation

A body found in a car Thursday near Downtown Auburn has spurred a police investigation.Late in the day, Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn said that a joint effort by his office and ...

Outreach effort truly generous

Re: “Outreach effort means weekly hot meal for dozens in need,” Journal, Oct. 16.When I saw the article about the WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?) I couldn’t stop read ...

Clerk beyond transparent

It appears that the current City Clerk of Auburn, Mr. (Joseph) Labrie, has chosen not only to be transparent but to be invisible in campaigning for holding the office. Telling ind ...

Wollan a fine steward

Otis Wollan is the right choice for Placer County Water Agency director in District 5. His experience as a previous director, keeping the agency in the black during the biggest bo ...

Colored Pencils teen status still in limbo

ROSEVILLE -- Whether or not an Auburn teenager accused of molesting four children at a local daycare will be tried as an adult will not be decided until next week at the earliest a ...

Young cellist, pianist inspires Placer High students

As Sarina Zhang settled in and arranged her cello, the murmurs resonating through the class of Placer High School students settled in anticipation. Then she started playing. For ar ...

Acres of Hope grows by acres at new location

When Acres of Hope relocates from Applegate to Bowman, the at-risk women and their children will have greater access to transportation, schools, groceries and the Auburn community, ...

$479,233 for new Auburn fire engine gets OK from Council

The Auburn City Council authorized the purchase of a new fire engine for nearly a half-million dollars, allowing the department to further phase out a pair of 25-year-old Type 1 en ...

Moffatt will enrich Auburn

The current (Auburn) City Council has done a fine job of obtaining federal block grants for city improvements, one of which was the Streetscape project. Despite minor traffic probl ...