California Supreme Court

Reader Input: Death verdicts flush dollars away

The editorial reprinted from the San Jose Mercury News (“Night Stalker meets death but not penalty,” Other Views, June 14) showed the terrible damage to crime victim fa ...

California Supreme Court ruling upholds local pot shop bans

A California Supreme Court decision Monday allows city and county governments to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, upholding the City of Auburn’s ordinance and nearly 200 o ...

California Supreme Court hears pot shop ban case

  SAN FRANCISCO — Members of California's highest court expressed skepticism Tuesday over claims that the state's medical marijuana laws prohibit local gover ...

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Measure may do unintended harm

Measure A, which will appear on the June primary ballot, would convert Auburn from a general law city to a charter city. It is disturbing that voters are being asked to weigh in on ...

2004: Year of the 'wardrobe malfunction,' presidential election, lethal tsunamis and Auburn loses soldiers in Iraq

A look back at the aughts Editor’s note: The Journal shares some notable events that occurred in the last decade of Auburn’s history. 2004 gave us the trivial magnified lar ...

State Supreme Court declines review of Garcia case

The California Supreme Court has denied a petition by convicted murderer Mario Flavio Garcia to have his trial reviewed. Garcia filed the petition in April following a Feb. 25 dec ...

Gay marriage issue alive despite court decision

It’s back to the ballot again for California voters after the highest court in the state upheld Prop. 8. The November ballot measure placed a ban on same-sex marriages and follo ...

Liberty does not apply to all

On Tuesday, the California Supreme Court upheld Prop. 8, thus saying to the world that “liberty and justice for all” does not apply to California. Ever since the beginning of ...

Prop. 8 not about equality

I do hope all those readers who may bemoan the California Supreme Court decision regarding Prop. 8 will apply more than fuzzy feel-good sympathy toward the losing side. As gay ac ...

The heart loves where the heart loves, without any reservations

In the United Church of Christ, “Open & Affirming” means that we welcome people of every gender identity (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) as full partners in the life o ...