Auburn Journal

Our View: Conserve, prepare for the worst

Fire and water have at different times put fear into foothill residents. The fear of a devastating summer wildfire is a constant thought on many residents’ minds. The loss of wa ...

Another View: Thank you from PCWA to all its customers

The failure of the Pacific Gas & Electric Bear River Canal this spring to sustain water supplies to PCWA was a very serious situation for the people of Placer County. Thankfully w ...

Our View: Kids or not, you have a stake in Auburn schools

Auburn school supporters, it’s time to speak now or forever hold your peace. The marriage that bonds the Auburn community with quality elementary education has been rocked the p ...

One thanks is never enough

In regard to the letter to the editor, “Battle of the Bands took a break,” (Reader Input, May 17). Thank you, Janet Klemba, for writing the letter telling of a kindness extende ...

Beth Gaines won by default

In response to the Auburn Journal May 4 articles on the very costly (District 4) Assembly race and other elections (five in all, total tops over $1 million), it is very sad that th ...

Let private (sector) company fix canal

As a customer directly affected by the (Bear River) canal break, I am appalled by PG&E’s inability to solve this problem after two-plus weeks. Your picture in the Auburn Journal ...

Our View: Wal-Mart tax money should stay

Whether you hail its arrival or are planning a boycott, Wal-Mart is coming to town. While there is a pending lawsuit challenging the environmental report for the project’s site ...

Our View: Auburn out front on pension reform; can state follow?

How do you eat an elephant named “pension reform”? As you would any other elephant — one bite at a time. The Auburn City Council and three public safety unions agreed to cha ...

Enough with the rhetoric

I would like to comment on Mike Holmes’ April 20 letter printed in the Journal concerning Dennis Campanale’s “campaign” to run for the State Assembly seat left vacant by Te ...

Journal wins awards in Better Newspapers contest

The Auburn Journal has won two awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest, and other Gold Country Media publications shined as well. The r ...

Placer has plan for homeless

Thank you, Auburn Journal, for your thought-provoking and informative reporting on homelessness in Placer County. The recent articles brought a very positive focus on local homel ...

Our View: Gaines the only candidate running for state Assembly

It’s a one-horse race for the Fourth District seat in the state Assembly. Place your bets on Beth Gaines. While Dennis Campanale earned the most votes in the special election pri ...

Homeless articles helpful

The Auburn Journal needs to be commended for its wonderful series on the homeless population in our community. The coverage made me more aware of how their numbers keep growing. A ...

Our View: State of Community honors Auburn’s finest

Tonight’s Auburn Chamber of Commerce State of the Community Dinner honors a select group who make our community a much better place to live, work and play. In good economic tim ...

Colfax can use the leg-ups

As a citizen of the cash-strapped city of Colfax, I have to compliment Gus Thomson and the Auburn Journal for reporting on the work former Congressman John T. Doolittle and Congres ...