Auburn Journal

Carmel-by-the-Sea continues to weave that magic spell

Who’s up for sharing s’mores on a moonlit, white sand beach? Ever meet a winemaker in a tasting room just steps from the one previously visited? Does a round of serious ...

Reader Input: Liberal billionaire funds US discord

It is time for the media to inform the general public about the organizers of protests that are being held all over the country. I have seen on TV news, the same people with bull ...

Reader Input: Liberal billionaire funds US discord

It is time for the media to inform the general public about the organizers of protests that are being held all over the country. I have seen on TV news, the same people with bull ...

History: Gasoline Alley was campground, grocery store and a gas station

Most modern service stations come accompanied by a mini-mart where you can grab a snack, pick up a container of milk and a loaf of bread and even buy a quart of motor oil that you ...

Reader Input: Door-to-door not the way to sell

Re: “Auburn Journal contracts with Elite Canvassing Services Corp. to sell new subscriptions,” (Journal, May 15): I think that door-to-door solicitation of anything i ...

Reader Input: Let’s win the war on poverty

After reading “All those years ago” in Wednesday’s (May 20) edition, I am reminded that President Johnson’s economic opportunity act encompassed more than j ...

The Food Dude: Meet arancini, one very versatile little appetizer

Arancini are stuffed rice balls that are coated with breadcrumbs and fried. The name originates from their shape and color, which is similar to that of an orange (the Italian wor ...

Another View: Athletes, musicians and artists

... After my column about my having to be told about the Placer County Archives, Roger Strahle at Wild Bird Station said he spent a lot of time “just for fun” at the St ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 20 and 27, 1965

‘Meter maid’ to replace popular city patrolman City manager Robert K. Rogers announced this week that he plans to recruit a woman to mete out parking tickets, thus re ...

Auburn Journal contracts with Elite Canvassing Services, Corp. to sell new subscriptions

The Auburn Journal has contracted with Elite Canvassing Services, Corp. to sell new subscriptions door to door.  Jody Cline, CEO of Elite,  contracts and employs youths ...

Another View: Sometimes the utilities fail just when nature calls

I had a kidney stone about the size of a marble and it was stuck. It really hurt and Mickie took me to the ER early one Sunday morning. They couldn’t remove it so they line ...

Another View: A bittersweet farewell

As this chapter of my life turns its last page I look back on my time here as magnificently transcendental. It is with a heavy heart that I say I will no longer be the Colfax Rec ...

Reader Input: Hillmen spirit prevailed at hall of fame

Last Saturday Placer High School hosted its first Athletic Hall of Fame in the Earl Crabbe Gym. A reception, held in the newly named Alumni Center, preceded the ceremony. More th ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 6 and 13, 1965

Agency boo-boo halts tunnel job By Phil Hindley An apparent boo-boo of the first magnitude by the Placer County Water Agency threw 60 men out of work last weekend when the Ophi ...

General Gomez was but one brand of Auburn’s hometown cigars

It’s been a while since I’ve smelled cigar smoke or seen a man puffing on a panatela, but there was a time before the Surgeon General’s report on the hazards of u ...