grass valley

Reader Input: Protect our senior centers

I was a teacher at the senior center in Grass Valley for two years. The center was controlled by the state. Every year, the state needed more money. The senior center was not able ...

Council to discuss interim manager

A closed, special session Auburn City Council meeting has been called for tonight by Mayor Bridget Powers to begin the selection process for a new city manager, after current City ...

Another View: For Auburn, changes bring mixed news

On Sunday, the Auburn Journal ran two different stories concerning key roles in our community. One was happy news; the other, sad. The happy news is that Carolyn Metzker is movin ...

Auburn City Manager leaves for Grass Valley

GRASS VALLEY -- It took the Grass Valley City Council just eight minutes to unanimously appoint Auburn’s Bob Richardson as their new city manager at an emergency meeting Mond ...

City manager in talks with Grass Valley

Longtime Auburn City Manager Bob Richardson has entered into negotiations to become Grass Valley’s next city manager, Auburn council members have confirmed. The negotiations ...

Another View: Remembering to make time for poetry

Poetry has long been an important part of my life and it is wonderful to live in an area that appreciates this art. I wrote lots of poetry as a kid in high school, inspired by ou ...

Reader Input: Realignment has many repercussions

The parole office in Marysville had to close last year. The parole office in Placerville permanently closed, too. Their shutdowns mostly shifted many of their parolees to Auburn&rs ...

Auburn once had a thriving Chinatown

In 1983 the Auburn Journal noted that “Old Auburn alone in the hills is almost the sole heir of (Chinese) memories. Here in small houses on a hillside, a few Chinese remain.& ...

Reader Input: Treat suicidal signs very seriously

With all the carnage nowadays it was wise that the Auburn Police Department took precautions by having Placer High locked down Monday morning due to a suicidal man in the vicinity ...

Reader Input: Better Auburn than Roseville

I am looking forward to having a Walmart close by. I do understand not wishing the extra traffic and congestion that may come, but did that happen when the Home Depot moved in? Thi ...