Christmas

Festival of Lights alters its course to help congestion

  The Festival of Lights will have a new ending point this year, as it altered its route to help mitigate conflict with the Old Town Auburn Country Christmas after the parade ...

Black Friday excitement reigns in Auburn area

  AUBURN CA - Black Friday was a red-letter day for Auburn stores and shoppers as perfect weather conditions teamed with hard-to-resist bargains to lure crowds out for the an ...

It’s Christmas. Do you know where your charitable donations are going?

  AUBURN CA - The holiday period is a time of peace on Earth, goodwill to men and a huge increase in people’s charitable giving. And while it’s a crucial time fo ...

Proof there is still good in the world

On Christmas morning, we arrived at our home in Lincoln to find a very distracting and sad state of affairs in our backyard. Early in the morning, not Santa nor a misguided reindee ...

Christmas can be a new beginning

God came in the least likely way – in the form of a baby, born in a barn. A star led the way to where he was, and angels announced his birth to some very surprised shepherds. The ...

If we all gave a dollar or an hour

I think that over the holidays no matter what you celebrate, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, we should remember to give back to the society that gives everyone so much. Giving back t ...

A made in China Merry Christmas

We are encouraged to shop Auburn so that our dollars stay in town and benefit the community. That is good in principle, but is very flawed considering how many of our stores’ alm ...

Christmas not about things

Why is it that every time during the holidays there is always some report of violence? It’s always some crap excuse. Gifts are making people so obsessed with getting the best dea ...

Don’t waste chance to speak out

I would like to wish all the Auburn Journal letter writers a very blessed Christmas and exciting New Year’s for all writers and followers. We are fortunate that our hometown pape ...

Santa, an extra helping of cheer, please

Dear Santa, I’m not a kid but I’m a 61-year-old kid-at-heart, and a cancer patient that lost his job after 22 years on Aug. 22, 2010 and I can’t find any work at my age. I u ...