Auburn Journal

Reader Input: Stop welcoming criminal element

As I sit here with my morning coffee and my Auburn Journal, I am very distressed to see that most articles related to local crime show that these crimes are committed by transients ...

Call to readers: Getting the news

Do you read the paper online or in print? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and la ...

Enjoying some outstanding hoops

It has never mattered much to me if March comes in like a lamb or a lion, so long as it comes in with plenty of basketball. As a former sports writer and eternal sports fan, I al ...

Corned beef a very American-Irish tradition

St. Patrick’s Day, or “The feast of Saint Patrick.” Most people know it as a day to wear green (or get pinched), drink green beer at the local watering hole and e ...

The year 1941 brought World War II to Auburn

World War II came to Auburn just two days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. That’s when men of the Army infantry were rushed here from a camp in Louisiana to protect th ...

Meddlers Report – March 10

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, March 11 and 18, 1965

Hell Hole damage set at $13 million By Joe Carroll American River Constructors, the syndicate building the county’s Middle Fork American River Project and headed by Kaise ...

Take me to the river and fire up the grill

With the weather warming up, the question of what to do for the weekend was a no-brainer. Call the friends and meet at the river for a long-overdue barbecue. We used to do this n ...

Another View: Racism shrouded in misconceptions

The subject of racism has been on my mind of late and it occurs to me that misconceptions are at the root of this charged issue. One of the cruelest misconceptions is that welfare ...

Reader Input: Winery dispute isn’t about agriculture

It was sad to read Gus Thomson’s story about the foreclosure of the Green Family Winery in Tuesday’s Auburn Journal (“Placer’s pioneering Green Family Winer ...

Just when you think you have finally arrived ...

The Time Traveler: It would appear that once again my Portuguese Partner has abandoned the field and left me holding the bag in regards to the writing of this column. Whether or no ...

Father looks for answers, closure

A father’s public plea for information comes just days before a memorial, set to “return his daughter to God,” and just days after she passed away from critical i ...

Newcastle is kind of like Mayberry with an attitude

Robin Enos: I’m back filled with remorse for not being here to help my co-writer with our first column, but I had very important business in the southland. I can’t say ...

Another View: It is time to concentrate on the benefits provided by renewable energy

We keep reading about water crises in Africa and elsewhere, while the dangers of water shortage and contamination keep creeping closer and closer to home. Consider that 1.4 milli ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Feb. 11 and 18, 1965

Domed buildings urged for new county center By Joe Carroll A series of ultra-modern domed aluminum structures, designed to give Placer’s growing government an administrat ...