Gus Thomson

Capitalism costs at the feed store

Having just read the Gus Thomson piece noted in the subject line, I felt like something was missing (“No bailout for Placer livestock owners in hay, feed price rise,” J ...

Article comes across as silly

I am baffled by a disjointed front-page article on Aug. 24 by Gus Thomson (“McClintock, Uppal clash on Israel, Iran saber-rattling”).Where exactly are the Auburn Journa ...

Another View: Fire reminds us of what to be grateful for

This week and last our coverage was dominated by the Robbers Fire. This fire was threatening and no doubt caused fear for evacuated homeowners. We also extend our sympathies to th ...

Reporter's work deserves kudos

I am a little late in writing this, but I wanted to comment on your recent spotlight on Gus Thomson. Between 1994 and 1997, I worked for the Placer County Economic Development Divi ...

What kind of store burned?

Not too long ago I believe it was Gus Thomson who wrote about them putting in a garden in the field just past the State Theater on Lincoln Avenue (“Veterans, community, team ...

Give our libraries more than pittance

I hate to say it, folks. Placer County?s library system continues to be the Cinderella of governmental services still waiting to be taken to the ball she so richly deserves. It s ...

Mountain bikers belong on road

I just read Gus Thomson’s piece in the Auburn Journal (March 11) about the railroad people leveling the illegal mountain biker track on its property. While I strongly support the ...

Treat people of color fairly

Regarding Gus Thomson’s article on Feb. 12: “Placer supes to act on COPS grant deputy hiring,” I am concerned by this language: “… the new deputies aren’t destined for ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Friday edition ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Feral felines hardly jolly

Re: Journal article by Gus Thomson “Placer’s cats vs. birds question has no easy answers,” Monday Nov. 21: Hope for a plague to justify release of cats back to the street ...

Another View: Videos start to pop up online

We’ve had an exciting week at the Journal. Yes, we had some demonstrators Downtown voicing their thoughts about the state of our country. And yes, there was a huge cross-town ri ...

Journal keeps river in focus

If the door has not closed to acknowledge former Journal editor Deric Rothe’s many accomplishments I would like to thank him for being such an extraordinary friend of the America ...

Scam targets grandparents

About two years ago Gus Thomson wrote a story about the “Grandson in car wreck in Canada” scam that was sweeping the country at the time. I wrote to him because we had nearly b ...

Another View: 49 Fire anniversary stirs many memories

While being compact and informative, Gus Thomson’s piece in Tuesday’s Journal also rang a chord somewhere in the depths of my subconscious, which is tough to do considering som ...