E.V. Cain

E.V. Cain students share cards, smiles with senior valentines

  Five E.V. Cain Charter Middle School students donated about 50 handmade valentine cards and the end of an afternoon to residents at Auburn Ravine Terrace on Wednesday, and ...

Reader Input: Start the graffiti abatement early

What can we do to prevent graffiti? I have been hearing about preventing graffiti at schools in the newspaper lately and I think “good for them.” Now if they would fo ...

School board to focus on security cameras

The Auburn Union School District Board of Trustees is expected to approve the purchase of school security cameras at its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The board has had thr ...

Palm sidewalk project delayed, over budget

Construction for the Palm Avenue sidewalk and bicycle lane project has been delayed until summer of 2013 and costs are rising as the Auburn City Council authorized more funding for ...

Volunteering to help with youth keeps retiree relevant

After nine years volunteering at Boys and Girls Club of Auburn, Steve Cline isn’t ready to hang it up any time soon. After retiring from Hewlett Packard in 2002, Cline sought th ...

Shirts motivate test-takers

Re: ?Students dress for success,? Journal, May 3: I think it was good the students wore those shirts. I think they should do this at E.V. Cain. It would be a good way to motivate ...

Ittner's honor well-deserved

Regarding, ?Principal credited with better scores, programs; (Randy) Ittner to receive Education Award,? (Journal, May 4). I agree that Mr. Ittner did change the school and I play ...

Quote beyond establishment

Your editorial on charter schools (?Charter school trend doesn?t add up,? Our View, April 1) asks why we need them if all we have to do is enrich conventional schools. If the probl ...

Veterans Day meaningful

The 2011 Auburn Veterans Day Parade: Good job by all. Well-organized. Good attendance. Good weather. Even the two trucks who had to clear a couple of cars parked to start the parad ...

Jim Ruffalo: Times are rife with organizing and recall fever

Apparently the idea of organizing is alive and well, and I’m not talking about the Republican Party’s over-reaching debacle at Ohio. No, all anybody needs to do is look around ...

Look both ways and then cross

Re: “Palm Avenue project set to provide safe route to school,” (Journal, Oct. 12). I don’t really think that it’s necessary to widen streets or add sidewalks. I think that ...

Community came together

Operation Mom would like to thank everyone who helped in our “Make a Difference in a Military Person’s Day” at The Grocery Outlet, Saturday, Oct. 22. The generous folks of ou ...

Behind the Signature: Kathy King

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Kathy King Lives in: Bowman, “since 1977, when it was a little bit more rural.” King grew up in San Jose “when it ...

Community Portrait: Busy gadfly Jimmy Wall makes Auburn a better place

Jimmy Wall, age 58, is officially an Auburn local, born in the old Highlands Hospital and living in the town he loves his entire life. Wall is a man about town, and he walks everyw ...

DC Trooper angel’s actions inspire

D.C. Troopers is (a group of) eighth grade students, mostly from E.V. Cain, who plan and raise money over approximately a one-year period for an educational as well as fun trip to ...