history

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 ...

Farren on board with sculpting history

Now that Gerry Farren has retired from teaching, he can finally start learning. Specifically, he’s read up on Rocklin and sculpting techniques to produce “On Time,” a railr ...

Back-to-school gets presidential nod

E.V. Cain Middle School eighth grade history instructor Sylvia Haverberg is really excited about starting her 26th teaching year this Wednesday. In preparation for a fresh crop of ...

Making folks feel at home, even in a museum

Jan Hungerford is one of the welcoming faces you see when you visit the Placer County Courthouse Museum located in the Auburn Historic Courthouse. Lively, fun and full of informat ...

Web comments show ignorance

In scrolling through some of the posts on the Auburn Journal Web site, it is very evident that many people have a lack of historical perspective regarding the founding of this coun ...

Try to preserve building history

When renovating, keep in mind the history of its design. Original design is important to consider. Replace it with history, not imitations. Remodel the way it was built. This will ...