Auburn

’59 Little League memories are gold

I want to thank Todd Mordhorst for his excellent story on the Championship Little League Team of 1959 (Journal, July 19). For those of us who were around then, it is wonderful to r ...

Bring our troops and money home

We have been in Iraq for over six years. Now we are sending more troops into Afghanistan, and we will spend another $92 billion on these conflicts. We continue to lose lives in bot ...

Don’t limit access to locally produced food

Please do NOT pass HR2749. First, my right to access to healthy, wholesome food would be threatened by this bill and I work very hard to obtain organic, locally and sustainably rai ...

Get health care like in Europe

We need to make changes in our country to make things better, to make better health care. Why couldn’t we do like Europe does where health care is paid for by the government, ins ...

New to California and laughing at it

I am fairly new to California and it is a shame to see that the state is the laughingstock of the country. Of course, soon the country will be in the same trouble as the state beca ...

Mystery murder suspect fingered

Officials believe they are a step closer to solving the 2004 murder of two El Dorado County river rafting guides after a possible suspect was killed in a New Mexico shoot-out. New ...

Enjoys hearing from leadership

Thank you so much for publishing the report from the Auburn Recreation District director (Journal, July 21). I would like to see these and the mayor’s reports regularly in the ...

Auburn’s run is remembered

I read Todd Mordhorst’s article about the Auburn Little League Champs of 1959 with great interest (Journal, July 19). It was my good fortune as umpire-in-chief of Auburn’s Lit ...

Rules of the road also apply to bikes

I agree whole-heartedly with David Chaddock (Reader Input, July 21) regarding bicycles on Wise Road. I too live on Wise Road. The other day I was the second car in a line of car ...

Customers miss Al Facha

Al Facha will be missed (Journal, July 20). My wife and I started dealing with him in 1964 when we purchased a Plymouth Valiant from him. He worked for Mike Johnson at the dealersh ...

American River ideal plaza theme

If there is to be a theme or focal point for the Streetscape plaza as a way to draw visitors to Auburn, I like the idea of having our wild and scenic American River/Canyon as the f ...

Boost health care, not costs

The are tens of thousands of highly qualified applicants to medical schools who fail to gain acceptance each year. A significant improvement in quality of medical care and reducti ...

Roads rampant with rude riders

I would like to address a problem which is increasingly becoming more dangerous on a daily basis. Some of the bicycle enthusiasts who are riding our rural county roads are becomi ...

Dream menu for a balanced budget

Our budget bunglers are looking for “waste” under the wrong rugs. Here are a few suggested cuts (dream on): Education: Accounting for 40 percent of our budget, by law. Fire al ...

Boy’s warning to city slickers

I’m tired of people from big cities coming to my town of Grass Valley and building huge buildings and cutting down trees. Auburn used to be a nice small town but now it has a lot ...