Auburn Journal

Auburn declares war on “butts”

Each day when Sally Dawley leaves her house for her daily walk, she brings along a broom and dustpan. It isn’t because she cleans obsessively or because she takes issue with ...

Reader Input: Thanks for Proposition 47 analysis

Crime Victims United of California would like to thank Auburn Journal Editor Penne Usher for her thorough analysis of Proposition 47 in her story titled “Proposition 47 may s ...

Another View: Usher column angers attorney

Re: “Proposition 47 may save money, but at what cost?” Another View, Nov. 9. As a practicing criminal defense attorney in Placer County, I was saddened and angered to ...

Reader Input: Reaction from one who was there

Re: “Story reprint disgusts reader,” Reader Input, Nov. 7): One must understand that Joe Carroll was only touching the tip of the iceberg in describing the carnage th ...

Reader Input: Story reprint disgusts reader

I have enjoyed your articles on “All those years ago...,” however I would like to express my disgust with one of the articles that was reprinted from the Nov. 5 and 12, ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 5 and 12, 1964

Interstate 80 dedication hit by blizzard A dedication ceremony for the trans-Sierra portion of Interstate 80 – the “all weather” freeway – barely came off ...

The 122-year history of Auburn’s Barnett Building

The building on the corner of Lincoln Way and Cherry Streets in downtown Auburn has had several uses in its long history. Today we know it as the Monkey Cat, a popular restaurant, ...

Reader Input: Gilroy left his mark in Hawaii

I read the article in your Journal about Ty Gilroy’s success as a young business executive (“Auburn resident to showcase US manufacturing capabilities in reality series ...

Another View: There weren’t many celebrities in Kankakee, Ill.

I never thought of myself as a country bumpkin while living in Illinois in a town of 30,000 people, a bucolic settlement surrounded by corn and soybean fields. One of our favorit ...

Another View: Covering crisis when it’s too close to home

The tragic events of Friday are fresh on the minds of most in the Auburn community. My thoughts go out to the local law enforcement community for the loss of an amazing man and o ...