Auburn Journal

Navigating the password jungle

Have you ever, out of desperation, resorted to using the password “password” or “123456?” Security pass codes can be frustrating and, if you’re like m ...

Keep it simple, laugh and ride often

There is crispness in the air, the leaves are turning bright orange, yellow and red and my thoughts turn to – a Harley ride. Each October my boyfriend Danny Zahra and I, al ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Oct. 22 and 29, 1964

State hunting firebug who set big forest fire The fierce forest fire which began near Butcher Ranch Sept. 19 and threatened Auburn two days later was deliberately set, the State ...

Reader Input: Unjust that pet Scrappy taken

After reading the story in the Sunday Journal about Mr. Donnas “Martin” Hoskins, the gentleman and his dog, Scrappy, I felt very sad for him and his beloved friend, Scr ...

Mountain lion spotted Downtown

An early morning mountain lion sighting isn’t something you’d expect in the heart of Downtown Auburn, but it’s exactly what a handful of witness say they saw Mond ...

Another View: I keep meaning to write about memory lapses

I believe that I may be the most forgetful person on the planet. My grandmother used to say to me “you’d lose your head if it wasn’t screwed on.” The phra ...

Another View: At that instant, my entire world changed

Hopefully, you’ll recognize the name. I’ve written several stories for the Auburn Journal. It was pure pleasure for me during those months. My favorite part was checkin ...

All Those Years Ago … from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Oct. 8 and 15, 1964

Lad hikes 5 miles in wilds to report father’s death A spunky 9-year-old boy hiked five miles through rugged mountain country last week to report the death of his 30-year-old ...

Another View: Early detection is key for cancer survival

There are certain words no one ever wants to hear. Cancer is one of them. It was in September of 1998, and my family had gathered at my foothill home to celebrate my son’ ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964

Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...