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Reader Input: So much for the rural lifestyle

I concur with the sentiments of Carol Rubin in the March 5 Journal. (“Winery dispute isn’t about agriculture,” Reader Input). First, recall that in our economic ...

Reader Input: Community fine as it is

I just heard the news Costco will not be coming to Auburn. It was a wise decision. In the beginning the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors was a bit short-sighted. As I underst ...

Burglars hit Bowman Road area

Thieves have been targeting businesses along Bowman Road in Auburn looking for money, but not much else. In the past two days, at least three businesses have been hit by what busi ...

Reader Input: Higher oil taxes will only hurt

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that higher oil taxes translate to higher costs for consumers, especially in the form of higher gas prices. We’ll also pay more f ...

Newcastle residents aim to stomp out new tobacco shop

A collection of Newcastle residents and business owners gathered Monday night in Newcastle to stop a new smoke shop from occupying a store front downtown. The new store, a seconda ...

Reader Input: Spokely has skills needed to serve

The November elections are fast approaching and the window of opportunity to determine which candidates for Auburn City Council are most qualified will quickly close. We demonstr ...

Newcastle businesses draw new eyes to town

Downtown Newcastle is synonymous with small town charm and rich history. But now, the quaint streets are buzzing with the crackle and promise of new business. On Main Street, Newc ...

Reader Input: Feds intrude into business

“Operation Choke Point” is another intrusion into businesses. If the government does not like the business you are running, and without the business doing anything th ...

Back to school big business for Auburn

Swarms of teenagers would normally be the basis for an adult’s nightmare, but for local businesses in Downtown Auburn, the hordes mean big money. Each school day, teens pour ...

Reader input: Businesses need to abide by laws

I read your article (Journal, July 24) regarding the situation in Lake of the Pines. It’s encouraging to see the association take a stand for the residents of LOP. I do not r ...

Reader Input: Would rather pay for legit massage

I have previously had a massage at both parlors mentioned (“Owners charged with pimping, police move to close Downtown Auburn business,” Journal, July 11). I concluded ...

Reader Input: Conflicts surface within City Council

Having read Mr. (Gary) Moffatt’s article (“Council, chamber’s too-cozy deal,” Another View, April 20) and then Mr. (Kevin) Hanley’s response (“C ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Investigation ongoing in Auburn skunk-trapping case; Auburn chef shares tips for senior health; Snow brings money to area ski resorts; and Symphony comes to school

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: We’re continuing to follow up on an earlier story about an Auburn resident whose unorthodox way of dispatching skunks has prompted an investigati ...

Are big corporations paying their fair share?

One of the most hotly debated issues is the subject of corporate income taxes and subsequent outsourcing to avoid them. One side believes corporations should pay their fair share ...

Reader input: Prop 13 protects small business

If business properties are taxed at a higher rate, you can bet the consequences would be disastrous for the small businesses that make up the backbone of our economy. Most business ...