Barbara Jicha

Auburn needs a city charter

In response to “Charter makes it way to election ballot,” Journal, Sept. 13, I find it interesting that the story decided to give voice to one person who opposes the charter bu ...

Residents must decide city status

Auburn Residents, Please join me on Monday August 8th in the City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. to hear the pros and cons of converting Auburn to a Charter City. Please do not let non ...

Why deny a living wage?

I’m writing in response to Barbara Jicha’s letter (Journal, July 14) regarding the prevailing wage and her contempt for those that have been protected by it. Her quote, “Non ...

Unions do not speak for all

I am writing in response to your article titled, “Wage debate draws crowd,” (Journal, July 12). The crowd that this issue drew was comprised of union construction workers and u ...

Auburn dam benefits who?

I am writing in response to the (March 18) letter written by Bill George regarding the cost of the Auburn dam that Congressman (Tom) McClintock supports. Mr. George is addressing ...

Get wise to candidates

I am writing in response to Gary Miller’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, Feb. 27) regarding the candidates for the State Assembly, 4th District seat. Mr. Miller implies th ...

Community Festival sponsors honored

The Auburn Community Festival honored sponsors at Ceronix Inc. recently, celebrating the success of the 14th annual local extravaganza that celebrates harvest time and life in the ...

Auburn Community Festival promises big pumpkins, politicos

The 14th Annual Auburn Community Festival explodes Saturday with an extravaganza of activity. Sheryl Petersen, the Recreation Services manager for the Auburn Recreation District, ...

Fall inspires ultimate creature feature

Kurt Barton of Meadow Vista started making scarecrows for the money. “I think the idea of building a scarecrow and winning prize money was really the start (for me),” Barton s ...

Imagination's the limit as scarecrow creators prepare for fall competition

A unique artistic contest with a chance to win up to $2,000 in cash will be waiting at the Auburn Community Festival Oct. 18. This year’s scarecrow decorating contest provides l ...