Gary G. Mapa

Reader Input: Supervisors: Homeless shelter possible

Two years ago a group of members of St. Teresa’s Church, led by Father Mike Carroll, began to work on an idea that would create a shelter in the Auburn area for homeless indi ...

Another View: DeWitt barracks can be part of homeless solution:

On Nov. 27, 2013, Don Hulse wrote a letter to the Auburn Journal (Reader Input: “Welcome homeless to special camps”) wherein he proposed taking an abandoned campground ...

High gas prices a boom for biz?

Are gas prices a boom for Think Auburn First — a bust for Auburn Wal-Mart haters? “Shop Rollback savings on everyday low prices for the items you need” — except local gas a ...

Septic tank fees will drain pocketbooks

Homeowners in Placer County, fight back against a septic tank bill. Assembly Bill 885 will require septic tank owners to inspect their tanks once every five years. In its worst c ...