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Reader Input: Council member vows to ‘do right’

On Easter morning, Gary Moffat used his guest column, “Council, chamber’s too-cozy deal,” to say that I’m not qualified for my new job, that I’m invol ...

Reader Input: Bunnies require serious commitment

What is the first thing that comes to many minds when you think about Easter baskets? Did you say bunnies? That is a pretty common answer and there will be many bunnies in Easter b ...

Reader Input: Take a minute to say a prayer

It’s awesome to know that even though people have tried to take God out of many of our schools and public places, they have failed. He hasn’t left! If you will take a ...

Reader Input: Help exists out there

“Nobody taught me how … (to pray).” With these poignant words, Sandra Bullock, in the Oscar-winning drama “Gravity,” confronts her condition in the s ...

Area churches find hope in Easter

For many Christian churches, Easter is a time of renewal in more ways than one. Whether driven by guilty consciences or family traditions, members flock to the pews every year for ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Placer County animal shelter series; Auburn’s response to same-sex marriage cases and Del Oro grad is new UOP hoops coach

  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 ...

Auburn Easter weekend will be hopping

For many Auburn families, Easter weekend will be full of bunnies, candy and chocolate, pastel colors, and, of course, Easter eggs. Several egg hunts are scheduled to take place thr ...

Reader Input: God offers the guidelines to live by

Can you imagine being there with Mary Magdalene, on the first Easter morning? Think of how her life was changed when Jesus called her name. All she had to hear was one word, &ldquo ...

Another View: Think twice before buying that bunny

Rabbits make wonderful pets and companions, but please don’t give one as a gift to someone for Easter.   It’s understandable that seeing an adorable baby bunny i ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: County hears another “community center” appeal; defensible space for properties; Easter Sunday activities and justice system master plan

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’ ...

Reader Input: Dust off your Easter bonnets

It is sad that Ms. (Cherie) Holm does not want to celebrate Easter with other Christians because of Easter eggs (“Easter paganism hardly Christian,” Reader Input, March ...

Reader Input: Easter paganism hardly Christian

Occasionally I attend a local church in Auburn. I enjoy the music and the pastor’s message. This last Sunday during the announcements it was announced that there would be an ...

Memories and meanings make Easter special for Auburn’s church leaders

The message is a powerful one. And it’s not about the Easter Bunny or egg hunts. The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ is the foundation of Christian churches in Auburn and ...

More snowfall, cold conditions give ski resorts, water suppliers a lift

Wintry weather conditions are helping bolster mountain snowpack with totals now close to the average for this time of year. Ski resorts are reveling in the snow that has fallen si ...

Easter in Auburn

As Auburn churches prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ pastors took a moment to muse over the meaning of Easter. Easter is widely considered one of the most impo ...