Auburn Journal

Out of tragedy comes positive change

Thank you, Placer County supervisors, Auburn Journal and community one-and-all, for the support my family and I have received since June 5 when our little Lucky girl was taken from ...

McClintock no vote-counter

An Auburn Journal article of Aug. 7, (“Placer Republicans leery of Washington budget moves”) quotes a local city councilman who alleges that Congressman (Tom) McClintock “was ...

Jim Ruffalo: Auburn’s entrepreneurs prevail in tough times

By now, most of us read the story in The Journal last week where Gov. Jerry Brown was singing the blues because just a month into the state budget, tax revenues are so far south th ...

Don’t overlook Placer Hills

At first glance, I was pleased to see the Auburn Journal’s recent (Aug. 8) article about charter school options available to area families. Unfortunately, the Journal neglected t ...

Check out relay Aug. 20-21

I would like to thank the Auburn Journal and writer Bridget Jones for the wonderful articles on the Relay For Life here in Auburn. I hope that these articles inspire people to not ...

Tell City Council how you feel

After viewing Andy Lukkonen’s “Visual Viewpoint” last Sunday, July 24, I was left saddened. Why? Because I could imagine the neither the (Journal) nor Andy Lukkonen printing ...

Community Portrait: An aptitude for fixing things carries him through

Auburn’s Bill Carpenter has lived a lot of life in his 76 years. He has the looks and has the energy of a man 10 years his junior; he has seen many things over the years and has ...

Mocks’ letters appreciated

In the July 10th Auburn Journal Susan Rushton suggested writing a fan letter to someone you admire. So I would like to submit a fan letter to Bob and Ginny Mock through the media t ...

News article assisted fawn finder

Thank you, Auburn Journal, for running articles about local non-profit organizations. While mowing the pasture, over the July Fourth weekend, I came across a newborn fawn in the ta ...

Complaints about show trivial, callous

I was shocked by the callous, thoughtless letter sent to the Auburn Journal by Kristine Coman Nelson regarding her “disappointment” with this year’s Fourth of July events in ...

Follow rules and stay happy

On July 6, I read the letter in the Auburn Journal, “Reader fleeing Golden State.” I’ll admit the living isn’t easy in California, but I rather doubt that any other place w ...

Ruffalo: Don’t look for board meetings on Lake of the Pines telecast

There’s a very interesting question being asked over at Lake of the Pines. It goes something like this: Are there, or are there not carp in the lake? No doubt a pause is necessa ...

Article shines light on abuse

Congratulations to Bridget Jones, Journal staff writer, for her excellent front-page headline article, “Do teens abuse prescription drugs?” (June 24-25). Her reporting was very ...

Community Portrait: Dan Sokol a volunteer watchdog over community government

You might not recognize him on the street because he’s not a flashy guy, but if you are a frequent reader of the Auburn Journal you will recognize his name. Dan Sokol has writte ...

Leash violation fines could fund parks

Wednesday, I read the article about Lucky, and it was heartbreaking (“Resident seeks leash law after poodle’s death,” Journal, June 8). My sincerest sympathy goes out to Ms. ...