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Noon Hour Update: Investigating President Obama; State of the Community; business fair and Placer County Fairgrounds on the move?

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Abilities of businesses vary

There seems to be some accommodation for small businesses: Under Titles to ADA: “Title III also has application to existing facilities.” One of the definitions of “discrimina ...

Attorney lining his pockets

Well, once again Scott Johnson has been busy hitting up our Placer County businesses (Weimar Country Store struggles to stay open,” Journal, March 22). I am outraged on how this ...

Our View: Unified plan needed for local business

Auburn is often described as a tight-knit local community that helps one another out. That didn’t seem to be completely the case for some of our businesses last week. At a city ...

Businesses have had decades to comply

Concerning Assemblywoman (Beth) Gaines’ bill regarding ADA compliance (Journal, Feb. 23): I say: OK, another 120 days to comply, fine. But, good grief, businesses have had almost ...

California, sadly, not business-friendly

In 1980 I quit my job at Hewlett-Packard as a software engineer and started a small business in San Jose, which our two oldest sons took over in 2005. I became semi-retired and mov ...

Occupy Auburn parking hurt business

Occupy Auburn is impacting our local small businesses. Those protesting should know better than to park on the streets in front of businesses that depend on that parking for their ...

Police make arrest at Auburn store burglary site

Police are reporting catching a burglary in progress inside an Auburn business overnight Monday. A burglar-alarm call sent Auburn Police officers to the 600-block Auburn Folsom Ro ...

Beauty draws repeat business

Regarding “Businesses question cost of green,” (Journal, Aug. 12): I think the plants and flowers in Downtown Auburn add color and charm and I enjoy them every time I go. Adver ...

Boys &?Girls Club reaching out to businesses

The Boys & Girls Club of Auburn is reaching out to the local business community for continued support of club programs for youth. The business support program, co-chaired by Fred ...

Drummed out of business

Velican’s Ponderosa has been in business for 50 years; it will cease operation on June 30. The actions and attitudes of an unfriendly government at all levels (federal, state and ...

Word of ripoffs will get around

Recently I took my car, as usual, for an oil change. I was advised that one of the valve gaskets was leaking and needed replacement, to the tune of $400. Two things made me skepti ...

Business owners share Amgen experiences

Auburn business owners had mixed experiences with the Amgen Tour of California, but many say the race should be good for the community in the long run. Carol “Bunny” Isaacson ...

Old Town Auburn feels the Amgen spirit

Old Town Auburn spectators showed their love for the Amgen Tour of California Tuesday morning. Stage 3 of the race started at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, and Old Town was ready with its ...

Mayor’s loss is our loss

Had Mayor (Bill) Kirby bought a few hundred thousand dollars worth of stock that had later lost half its value, he would be stuck with the loss (Journal, April 19). However, he has ...