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Auburn city eyes new website

Auburn could soon have a new portal to city-related information if plans to overhaul the antiquated existing website are realized. During discussion at Monday night’s counci ...

Another View: Keep in mind the deadly risk faced by firefighting crews

A story that popped up on Facebook the other day caused me to feel embarrassed that I had complained about the smoke that filled the sky over Auburn for several days during the Kin ...

Reader Input: Construct local Costco with care

As a fairly new resident to Auburn, I find it to be an indescribably gorgeous foothill community. One of the most charming aspects is its comparative lack of major shopping centers ...

Reader Input: Disease time bomb lurks

How many of you American citizens are aware that many of the illegal immigrants that are now apparently swarming our southern border are infected with parasites and communicable di ...

Another View: Run, Daniel, run; and a couple of other morsels

He’s just 30, but this poised young man is just the answer for revitalizing, energizing and injecting new blood into the clogged arteries of the Auburn City Council, an organ ...

Reader Input: Costco foes: Kindly cease and desist

It has come to the attention of the Save Dewitt Theater Steering Committee that there is a movement in the community to keep Costco out of Auburn. This group has apparently been ...

Facebook’s privacy update a comfort

Facebook advised its members last week to check their privacy settings, causing some users to re-evaluate their online presence – and Facebook users in the Auburn area are no ...

Dick Brooks, Auburn entrepreneur and gadabout, dies at the age of 70

Dick Brooks was not born in Auburn but came to it with generosity and good humor, and he left it this week with a legacy of the same. Brooks, 70, died Monday at Sutter Memorial H ...

Abandoned in 1949, sisters find each other

Returning to her Cloverdale, Ore., home after going out for shopping and dinner, Ann Bodyfelt spotted the red light on her phone’s answering machine. The message it was sig ...

Another View: Living life in the moment can be scary

We’ve all heard the stories about kids today and their addiction to cellphones, and how it’s not like it was when we were kids — as if something else is like it w ...

Media Life: Nostalgic Auburn Facebook page floods memory banks

  You have to hand it to the social network Facebook. It’s really opened up a lot of doors for nostalgia to sneak in and push some of the levers connected to many peopl ...

Another View: Don’t let the smart phone delete your sense of common courtesy

I’m not even sure what you’re supposed to call them these days — cell phones, mobile phones, wireless phones or smart phones. One thing is for certain – the ...

Reader Input: Name-calling underscores ignorance

I enjoyed your article on the A Beka home school textbooks (“Home school textbooks put parents in control,” Journal, July 19). As a former home-schooling mom, I used to ...

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 ...

The Criminal Network: Auburn detective uses social media in drug ring bust

Social media prides itself on connecting people – friends, family, co-workers. Criminals and police detectives? Det. Adam Cline, of the Auburn Police Department, spent year ...