Auburn

Don’t gift teens with fast food

My name is Hannah Brown and I am 12 years old and going into the seventh grade. I think the Auburn Placer County Library is the best library ever! However, when I last went there, ...

Hit the timber with a nimble dance step

If you are interested in learning to ballroom dance, you may want to join the DeWitt Social Dancers. Members say the dance program provides a social atmosphere and exercise. “ ...

Tree clinic proved helpful

Thank you so much for publishing the notice about the free tree clinic led by the certified arborist, Vicky Bartish, recently. I came home from it and immediately started putting ...

Two businesses Auburn needs

I would like to see a Hometown Buffet go into Gottschalk’s old building or an Oriental market plus Asia Pacific foods. I think it would benefit our area instead of having to trav ...

Catch a perfect new musical

If you’re in town this weekend or next there’s a great chance to be astonished at the current work of our local theatrical talent in “Urinetown, The Musical.” The cast is ...

Anti-bicyclist should lose voting rights

Jan Demello claims, “Riding bicycles on Wise Road should be prohibited,” (Reader Input, July 23). Because she says so? And according to what Constitution? It is indeed sad to ...

Shop too easily overlooked

Thank you for your informative article about the Streetscape project (Journal, July 30). The closing of Lewis Street (not only is the street closed, but the street sign has been re ...

City needs plan of action fast

The City of Auburn, in my opinion, must concern itself with Auburn’s business needs (“Streetscape work curbs business,” Journal, July 30). The business loss of money due to t ...

Care for brother was excellent

On behalf of my family I want to thank the staff at Sutter Auburn Faith for taking care of my brother the best they could until he passed. They were so good to our family in every ...

Public insurance has pitfalls

Since President Obama’s speech on July 22 we are hearing a lot about health care insurance reform instead of health care reform, specifically, from my understanding, making it le ...

Get off couch, then criticize

Sadly, two recent anti-bicyclist letters by David Chaddock (July 21) and Jan Demello (July 23) display some real impatience and ignorance. First, the Tour of Lincoln bike ride onl ...

Barely room for cars, much less bikes

Regarding bicyclists on our roads/Newcastle-Ophir area, I feel this is a safety issue. Bicycles should not be allowed on Power House Road from Newcastle to Auburn Folsom Road. The ...

Health care can be made better

I am concerned. My dear friend’s sibling cannot get insurance at any cost because she was born with a birth defect. Another good friend has been held back from seeking a better ...

Bicycles not out to get you

Let’s look at the situation of cars and bicycles sharing roads. To others irritated by cyclists, please think about this scenario. You have a 1,000- to 2,000-pound vehicle travel ...

Arrogant cyclists increase

I concur with Mr. Chaddock (Reader Input, July 22). I live in the Ophir area. A week ago Saturday as we were driving into Auburn on Bald Hill Road, two male cyclists were off ...