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Riding customized Harley reminds mom of Marine son

Some days when Renee Meade gets on her motorcycle for a ride it’s a roller coaster of emotions. The fun of the wind in her face, the joy of riding and going fast is most often ov ...

Scam made him quit Facebook

I joined the crowd a couple of years ago and got on Facebook just like Leslie Carroll (Journal, July 25). About a year later, I learned that somebody had hacked into my account and ...

Locals feels the sting of social media mishaps

Leslie Carroll was surprised to see that her own sister had “unfriended” her on Facebook. Carroll, 31, of Auburn, was experiencing her first taste of social media networking ...

Project aims to change diapers

I am writing in hopes of finding like-minded, eco-conscious individuals to join an international attempt to break a world record, for most cloth diapers changed simultaneously. Th ...

Developer: Lawsuit scared Costco away

Could the threat of a lawsuit by a community group have scared Costco away from buying a prime North Auburn site? And did that set the stage for Wal-Mart to ultimately make the dea ...

Mock court demonstrates cyber-bullying consequences

Some Auburn students got a lesson in the consequences of cyber bullying Wednesday. Placer County court officials teamed up with St. Joseph’s Catholic School to put on a mock juv ...

Nurture seeds of democracy

To his credit, former President George W. Bush had a vision of democracy spreading to the Middle East and the Arab world free of kings and dictators. The problem is that many of t ...

Joy of giving not only for billionaires

A rich man asked Jesus, “How can I get into the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus answered, “Sell all you have and give it to the poor.” The rich man went away sad. Then Jesus s ...

Look at people, not Internet

I would like to give my thoughts on the overuse of the Internet. Many people use the Internet for most of their day. A lot of children are spending a lot of time with games and me ...

Facebook offers opportunities for Auburnites

When you get a free moment, do you reach for your cell phone or computer to check your Facebook page? You are not alone. Local community members use the site for a variety of reaso ...

Are you crazy about Facebook?

Are you on Facebook several hours a day? Do you love posting new photos and comments to your page and the pages of your friends? Do you use Facebook to network with work acquaintan ...

Reader disavows link to ARD discord

I didn’t appreciate seeing my name mentioned early in an Oct. 6 (Journal) article about inflammatory communication from (Auburn Recreation District board director) Gordon Ainsle ...

Majority speaks against Bohemia

Regarding Mr. Steve Cavolt’s ad in the Journal on Sunday, Aug. 23, he attempts again to spin what little support has been manifested for the Bohemia project into a “cast of tho ...
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