Auburn Journal

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 ...

Another View: Unity needed to address homelessness – not criticism of The Gathering Inn

I was extremely dismayed upon reading the April 8 Journal article bearing the headline: “Homeless study: Gathering Inn needs ‘major changes.’ Roseville-based shel ...

Meddlers Report – April 21

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 22 and 29, 1965

30 days in jail for Mrs. Baima Lillybel Baima, vegetarian, arch foe of tax-supported mental health clinics and governor of the Republic of North California, last week was sentenc ...

Meddlers Report – April 14

Meddlers Report – April 14 The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lin ...

The Food Dude: The sweet potato – one of the world’s healthiest foods

You have eaten the sweet potato at holiday meals for years. Sweet potato pie, mashed sweet potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, sweet potato casserole and the list goes on. However, d ...

Meddlers Report – March 31

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Reader Input: Nothing trivial about Auburn’s bee

Congratulations to the winner of the Fourth Annual Auburn AAUW Trivia Bee: Placer United — Mike Holmes, Jim Holmes and Leah Rosasco. But this talented trio wasn’t the o ...

Reader Input: We should always help the homeless

This is in response to the post in the Auburn Journal, on Friday, March 20 titled, “Stop welcoming criminal element.” The letter to the editor states that “all ...