Auburn Journal

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 ...

My encounter with a shooting suspect

On Friday, October 24, my son, dog Kipper, a Golden Retriever, and I took a walk at noon on the canal trail that I walk with Kipper several times a week. This trail runs along the ...

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 ...