China

Chinese tourism delegates see potential in Auburn

Whatever Mike Holmes said about Auburn when he was in Beijing must have been compelling, as the Auburn city councilman hosted a small delegation of Chinese tourism industry associa ...

Reader Input: What good is Walmart?

Let’s take a longer view. Bringing Walmart to Auburn brings a corporation who uses abusive employment practices globally (China, Bangladesh) while eliminating those jobs in A ...

Could Auburn have Chinese sister city?

  After embarking on a two-week, seven-city tour of China, City Councilman Mike Holmes returned to Auburn ready to explore some possibilities. Could a sister city partnershi ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Placer County Museum administrator retires; Auburn councilman recounts China trip and the home show kicks off this weekend

  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 w ...

Reader Input: Journal banned in China?

Having just returned from a two-week trip to China led by Mike Holmes and attended by several locals including the Makis, Kay Whitaker and Joanne Valentine, I thought it was worthy ...

Efforts at home, abroad afoot to rein in tourism to Auburn

  Whether it’s a city official rubbing elbows in Beijing or an Old Town restaurant’s business savvy, efforts are picking up at home and abroad for attracting more ...

Reader Input: Does US mirror 1958 China?

Could it be that we are taking the “Great Leap Forward” as did China in the year 1958? During China’s Great Leap Forward campaign, massive amounts of money/inve ...

Reader Input: What gives US bombing rights?

Why are we so hypocritical when it comes to the use of drones? We don’t see China, Russia, Iran or North Korea using them. We use them to kill militants, but they also kill ...

Obama a poor excuse of a man

I keep reading about how much people hate Walmart. I’m no fan of Walmart or Walmart trucks crowding our Interstate 80 and there is nothing I or anybody can do about them settling ...

How to you spell relief? FDR tax

No one wants to talk about the elephant in the room. Our national debt is huge and much of it I hear is owned by China. It is time to do something drastic. I propose a new Federal ...