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Reader Input: Time to update on birth control

A leaked draft of a highly anticipated letter on the environment by Pope Francis casts climate change as a threat largely caused by humans and urges action to reduce the emissions ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 1 and 8, 1965

Humane Society branch would halt 100-mile Tevis Cup ride An attempt by the California branch of the Humane Society of the United States to halt the famed 100-mile Tevis Cup Trail ...

Artist speaks through brush

With each detailed pull of her brush, Joanne Inman adds a little more to her story of beating the odds and fulfilling her passion for porcelain painting. She looks at home poised ...

Reader Input: Journal letter writer a bit thin-skinned

Really? “bitchin’” is what you’re worried about ("Keep it clean at Fast Fridays,” Reader Input, June 30)? You are at a racetrack on Friday night. ...

Reader Input: What’s wrong with the ACA?

Why do so many Americans despise or dislike the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? I believe the ACA has provided first-time health insurance to over 10 million Americans. I don’t ...

Reader Input: If you spell dog backwards ...

My Dear Mr. (Kevin) McNaughton: I was really taken by your letter printed in the Auburn Journal on June 19, 2015, (“Reader’s God is not perfect”). Your dog Scot ...

Vandals sever cables, networks go down

The severed fiber optic cables that disrupted Sacramento-area communications is just one in a series of 11 Bay Area incidents in the past year being investigated by the FBI. Phone ...

Reader Input: High-tech street lamps don’t compute

Free street lamps might sound good, but at a “typical” price of $25,000 each, it would take over 166 years to recover the cost of any additional high-tech lamps the cit ...

Reader Input: Property owners need protection

(The Journal) recently ran a story regarding a vote to tax all property owners in the Higgins Fire District, above and beyond the “assessment” California puts on people ...

Reader Input: Keep it clean at Fast Fridays

For years now I have been attending Speedway races. Since I was 13 years old I’ve been watching Ron Wood, Mike and Steve Bast, Billy Gray and others blaze around the track in ...

Reader Input: Shelter makes a world of difference

I have been staying at the shelter in Auburn. I had a broken hip for four years and have been homeless since it was broke. I just had my hip replaced last August. I just starte ...

Reader Input: Strange to call city the bad guy

I find it trying to read the letters regarding Costco and who is to blame. As a retired city planner, having worked for a city, county and regional government, I find it amusing ...

Reader Input: Try for a real relationship

I was both amused and saddened by Kevin McNaughton’s letter to the Journal on June 19 (“Reader’s God is not perfect.”) (I was) amused by some of the des ...

Auburn-based Post 84 baseball provides summer thrills

A collection of 19 prep baseball players from six different schools, adorned in navy blue and ear-to-ear grins make up the Auburn-based 17-and-under American Legion Post 84 basebal ...