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Grass Valley sanctuary mission goes beyond rescue

“She just doesn’t know what kindness is yet,” said a passing volunteer when asked by a visitor why one of the new arrivals, a large, pink pig, looked so sad. The ...

Reader Input: Shoppers will take their business down the hill

It is really sad that Costco has pulled out of the agreement but you can’t blame them (“Costco terminates option on North Auburn store site,” Journal, Feb. 11). ...

Reader Input: Thinking small harms Auburn

I believe it is time that the city fathers wake up to the fact that Auburn is no longer a small town nor a community that can hold back progress. Years ago when there were folks wh ...

Reader Input: Not all know religious freedom

The Tibetan name for their land, Bod, means “Tibet” or “Tibetan Plateau,” although it originally meant the central region around Lhasa, now known in Tibetan ...

No love lost between Sheriff Boggs and lawbreaker Barter

Placer County is seldom mentioned in the annals of the Old West’s pantheon of lawmen and gun fighters despite the fact that Auburn’s J.C. Boggs was one of the era&rsquo ...

Reader Input: Exploit state’s oil resources

California citizens should benefit from state’s resources. We should be doing whatever possible to develop California’s economy and employment. So, I’m insist ...

Reader Input: Sometimes just one vote matters

By one vote in 1645, Oliver Cromwell gained control of England and became ruler. In 1649, one vote caused Charles I of England to be executed. In 1776, one vote made English, not ...

Reader Input: Candidate has judge potential

Robert Tice-Raskin belongs on the bench. If you read his bio, it’s clear that Robert Tice-Raskin is eminently qualified to be our Superior Court judge. His education, exper ...

Reader Input: Consider this judge to fill vacancy

I have been practicing law in California for over 34 years. I have been fortunate enough to practice in most of the counties in California. As a result, I have been before many jud ...

Auburn roller derby warrior finds kidney match

Spend just a few minutes talking with Stacey Marquez and you can see why her roller derby teammates, the Golddiggers, follow her into battle on the track. Like the roller derby eq ...