Brad Kearns

Story had no business on A1

The only thing more offensive than Chick-fil-A’s “Appreciation Day” was the Auburn Journal choosing to give this Roseville story front-page coverage.Brad Kearns, ...

The Paleo diet healthy indeed

The Journal’s commitment to publish unfiltered reader commentary is appreciated, but I feel compelled to comment on the irresponsible comments offered by John Sisson on June ...

Smotherman defines champ

With all the great performances by local high school athletes, the recent California State High School Golf Championship won by Del Oro’s Austin Smotherman deserves proper pe ...

Montgomery goes extra mile

I?m writing to support Jennifer Montgomery for (Placer County District 5) supervisor. Jennifer is a tireless worker who frequently makes the rounds over her entire district for wee ...

Student needs surpass basics

Anyone who saw the Auburn Union School District band concert this week would never have voted down Measure L! Band director Jim Kepfer started with novice fifth and sixth graders i ...

Giving 16-cents a day a no-brainer

I am writing to urge local voters to support Measure L, which will raise $4 million for the Auburn school district by collecting $59 per year from property owners in the school dis ...

Reader disavows link to ARD discord

I didn’t appreciate seeing my name mentioned early in an Oct. 6 (Journal) article about inflammatory communication from (Auburn Recreation District board director) Gordon Ainsle ...

May your woes be only gravel

Thank you, Brad Kearns, for your letter in the Sept. 22 issue of the Journal regarding the gravel road grumblers, (Journal, Sept. 21). I was very surprised that such a story would ...

Gravel road grumblers way too grumpy

Regarding the chip seal “controversy” on Shirland Tract Road (Journal, Sept. 21): These folks deserve a friendly reminder that opportunities exist to completely eliminate thes ...

Asbury a prime ARD candidate

I’m writing to support the candidacy of Chris Asbury for Auburn Recreation District director. Chris has been amazingly devoted to recreation in Auburn for many years through his ...

City must attract, reward top talent

I appreciate the recent public official salary scrutiny, something that clearly comes with the job (Journal, June 30). At first glance, there seems to be some inflated packages do ...

Don’t showcase graffiti ‘art’

Re: the May 5 front page banner headline story about Downtown graffiti: These artists are believed to be motivated significantly by exposure, which the Journal has magnified by 1, ...

PE helps more than the body

Physical education teacher Chelsea Dandini is full of enthusiasm and creativity and is a great gift to the students of the Auburn Union School District. In times of severe budget ...

Golfer needs to take high road

Phil Mickelson, meet Charles “I’m not a role model” Barkley. With high-spinning, square-grooved clubs recently ruled illegal, Phil went back-door and just started playing w ...

CIF stole Barry’s innocence

The French gave us the Statue of Liberty, but we can’t let Remi Barry play basketball for Del Oro high school! The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) motto reads, “C ...