Cheryl Maki

Maki the clear choice for PCWA

Auburn area voters have a clear choice in the race for the Placer County Water Agency District 5 seat. Former Auburn mayor and businesswoman Cheryl Maki is the most qualified candi ...

Elect Alpine to water agency

The Placer County Water Agency race has devolved into a popularity contest. Scratch the surface and find clear contrast. (Cheryl) Maki and (Otis) Wollan want to change the role of ...

Supports Maki for PCWA board

The stakes are high and we need Cheryl Maki’s leadership on the Placer County Water Agency board. Of the three candidates running, only Cheryl has the experience of being a succ ...

Cheryl Maki a proven leader

We need to elect Cheryl Maki to represent us on the Placer County Water Agency board. I’ve known Cheryl Maki for years. I’ve seen her in action. As a former council member for ...

Auburn needs home rule

At the very well-run League of Women Voters debate (May 3), Kevin Hanley asked Todd Stenhouse (a self-proclaimed Auburn resident of three weeks) and Hank Gonzalez to sign a pledge ...

Anti-Measure A folks are naysayers

The Auburn charter would permanently guarantee that Auburn always benefits from the great work of volunteers without ridiculous and expensive mandates from the California Legislatu ...

Outhouses the way to go

After witnessing a minor dust-up between (Placer County) supervisor (Jim) Holmes, Cheryl Maki and Bob Snyder at the last Meddlers meeting in regard to the regional sewer plant, I w ...

Black Friday deal seekers strategize savings

Fueled by a hunger to pay bottom dollar — and Starbucks coffee — Leslie Griffith and her family set out in the dark each Black Friday to hunt down the season’s best deals. ...

Ruffalo: May we suggest that you ‘Ski Auburn’ or ‘Spa Auburn’?

The intent was to write about something else this Sunday, but the response I received from last Sunday’s column convinced me to add to it. Now, I may be a cult of one on this, bu ...

Complaints about show trivial, callous

I was shocked by the callous, thoughtless letter sent to the Auburn Journal by Kristine Coman Nelson regarding her “disappointment” with this year’s Fourth of July events in ...

Think Auburn First caters to folks who like a good sale

The third annual Think Auburn First Week continues through Friday with a bevy of local shops offering products and services at huge discounts. The week-long sale showcases the uniq ...

Auburn artist expresses himself in clay

Auburn resident Anthony Maki Gill said he likes the spontaneity and expression of working with clay. Gill, 42, a Placer High graduate, has been sculpting clay for more than 20 yea ...

Auburn rich in service clubs

I would like to thank you for acknowledging and explaining so wonderfully what Soroptimist International of Auburn does in your editorial (Editor’s View, March 23). Our club is ...

Ruffalo: Maki ponders post-hip-surgery supervisor run

Wringing out the notebook while wondering just how high gasoline prices — and the state’s deficit, for that matter — have to go before we start drilling for our own oil ... ...

These athletes are world-class

I want to say thank you for the article you did on Michael O’Rourke (Journal, Feb. 2). He certainly deserves some recognition in our community. He and his wife, Suzanne, own ...