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All those years ago ...

‘Need better drains,’ says city officialA storm which broke records that had stood for more than 100 years left Auburn soggy but generally undamaged when the sun appeared again ...

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‘Unloaded’ gun wounds pregnant wife in bedMrs. Frances Leonard of Newcastle, 19, and seven months pregnant, was in serious condition at Sutter Memorial Hospital Wednesd ...

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Worker hurt in freak accidentPhillip Twitchell, 38, of Grass Valley is responding satisfactorily to treatment this week at Highland Hospital after suffering a skull fracture in a f ...

Journal history issue a winner

Congratulations to all the Journal employees who helped publish the “140 Years edition” last week. It was an outstanding edition and something to be proud of – not just for ...

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From the Auburn Journal, Sept. 6, 1962Boy bitten by rattler gets serumRichard Ferguson, 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson of Meadow Vista, is reported out of danger in the Pl ...

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From the Auburn Journal, Aug. 23, 1962Auburn soft touch, declares pretty bogus-check writer“Auburn is one of the easiest places to write a bad check that I have ever seen,&rd ...

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Thursday, Aug. 9, 1962Phone dialing will require 7 digits starting MondayTelephone users in the Auburn area are advised that beginning Monday they are requested to use the full sev ...

All Those Years Ago

50 years ago in the Auburn JournalThursday, July 12, 1962Elm Coin-Op Drycleaning plant grand opening setFloyd Bailey will hold the grand opening of his new Elm Coin-Op Dry Cleaning ...

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50 years ago -- June 1962Bob Jordan buys homeRobert Jordan and family have purchased the Jack Klingensmith home at the corner of Marvin Way and Shields and are busy moving their ho ...

Another View: Better newspapers coming your way

It wasn’t an easy decision to cut a day of the week from a community newspaper. After hearing the reasons for and what it could save, I acknowledged that this is the right move ...

New teacher seeks to enliven history

Journal correspondent Kirsten Read caught up with one of E.V. Cain’s new teachers before school started today. Who: Jeffery James Age: 28 School: E.V. Cain Charter Middle School ...

Teach children historical facts

Regarding the letter titled, “History based on deeds, not sexuality,” Reader Input, July 24. As I was reading Elaine C. Ashton’s editorial comments on Sunday I realized there ...

History based on deeds, not sexuality

I guess I just fell off the turnip truck as I thought “history” was written based on the deeds of a person, not on the use of their sex organs (Journal, July 22). Frankly, I do ...

English or Western?

Did you read about our great Gov. (Jerry) Brown saying, “History should be honest”? If he wants history to be honest, then let’s be honest. Why does he want history changed? ...

Media Life: Missing link to Auburn pioneer unearthed in cemetery

It’s hard not to escape the legacy early Auburn resident Bernhard Bernhard left on the area. The German-born farmer’s family name is on a complex of 19th century buildings off ...